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“Ten percent of the black bears in B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest, the world’s largest intact coastal temperate rain forest, are pure white. Freakishly white. A recessive gene causes the variation, which is believed to be a genetic throwback to an earlier age. The bears, known as Kermode or Spirit Bears, are one of the world’s rarest animals and can only be found on Princess Royal Island and a handful of other areas in the rain forest.”