Moline, Illinois: Hotel Polar Bear (Gone)

Stuffed, of course. Shot from a helicopter. Was displayed in the lobby. Has since been removed and sold.

Airport Ramada Inn

Airport Ramada Inn, just outside Moline airport.
June 2014: Reported gone, purchased at auction.

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Polar bear menaces hotel lobby.

Hotel Polar Bear

Scary bear!

[Ron Renken, 09/07/2011]

Only the best for our customers. Enjoy your stay.

Polar Bear in the hotel lobby.

Hotel Polar Bear

Inside the Airport [Ramada Inn] is a huge stuffed polar bear. The bear was shot by the original hotel owners son from a helicopter in Alaska. There was no place to put the huge beast, hence the hotel. And it's been there ever since,

[Greg Pfaff, 07/24/2007]

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