News that mulaweike and five other tourists were sleeping at that time, all of a sudden he was a polar bear out of the tent, was lucky, he was lying in his sleeping bag, and it is this sleeping bag saved his life.
One of the camp fired three shots at the polar bear, which makes the polar bear to stop attacks, fled in panic. Mulaweike was sent to a local hospital for treatment by helicopter. He called on the media, the attack does not scare him. He is a photographer, here intended to take decades of solar eclipse photos.
Due to the rare Eclipse on Friday, Svalbard--as the best observing site attracted many astronomers from around the world. On Friday morning, several hours before the Eclipse, the local Government has warned tourists due to the polar bear-infested, please do not enter the forest on their own.