White King – The World’s Largest Stuffed Polar Bear; Elko, Nevada

This was the one thing I wanted to see while in Elko, which is where I was going to spend the night while road tripping across the US on I-80. White King (the name they give the bear) is supposedly the biggest polar bear ever killed— it was by an Eskimo, and later purchased by the Casino …

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As it turned out the hotel it was in, The Commercial Casino, was JUST across the parking lot from the Ramada (Stockman’s Casino).

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The description below the bear
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The outside of the building

Imagine coming face to face with that out on the ice…. the Eskimo who killed him must have been terrified.

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