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Text: Ukaliq the Arctic Hare.
Illustration of an Arctic hare paw print.
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Text: About the Arctic Hare. Photo: An Arctic hare. Text: Heritage, History and Art. Photo: A carving in walrus ivory of an Arctic hare. Text: Studying the Arctic Hare. Photo: David Gray looking through a spotting scope. Text: Games and Activities. Photo: An Arctic hare in mid-hop.
Texts: "Games and Activities", and "Ukaliq" in Inuktitut syllabics. Photos: An Arctic hare in mid-hop and a maple leaf.


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Image 1) An example of the finished figure.

Enlarge image.An example of the finished figure.


Arctic Hare Origami Figure

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Step 1 . Step 2. Step 3.

1 - Start with a square piece of paper.

2 - Fold it in half to make a guideline.

3 - Fold in towards this guideline.

Go to Step 4.         

Step 4.

Go to Step 5.    
Step 5. Step 6. Step 7.


6 - Fold inwards.

7 - Turn over.

Go to Step 8.         

Step 8.

Go to Step 9.    
Step 9. Step 10. Step 11.

9 - Fold under.

10 - Fold in half and under.

11 - Lift and then fold along the dotted line.

Go to Step 12.         

Step 12.
12 - Cut along the middle, leaving 2 cm uncut at the bottom.


Go to Step 13.



Step 13.    

13 - Open the ears by spreading the inside and outside of each, to the point of the dotted line.

  Finished figure.

Colour the tips of the ears black and draw eyes and white whiskers.






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