Bears Of The Last Frontier

June 2015

S1 Ep3

Expired 3.0 30 x
Arctic Wanderers - Ecologist Chris Morgan travels to the far north of Alaska, to the tiny town of Kaktovik. It's early November and winter is coming on. But each year, the polar bears struggle for extended periods on dwindling fat reserves, waiting for the opportunity to hunt on sea ice that takes longer to freeze. In early spring, Morgan joins local hunters in Barrow, the northernmost city in Alaska, as they go out on their own hunts, facing some of the same challenges as the bears. (From the...
May 2015

S1 Ep2

Expired 3.0 33 x
The Road North - Ecologist Chris Morgan explores the world of black bears caught in the crossroads of urban development in Anchorage and the wilderness. Some bears are so comfortable living in urban surroundings that their primary habitat is a golf course. In residential areas, bears frequently raid garbage bins for easy snacks. But these behaviours are less than ideal for bears and residents alike. Chris heads north to Denali National Park, where the bears get by on a diet of thousands of berr...

S1 Ep1

Expired 3.0 27 x
City of Bears - This three-part series follows ecologist Chris Morgan on an epic 5,000-kilometre motorcycle journey across the Alaskan wilderness to encounter three species of bear. Chris aims to explore the amazing resiliency and adaptability of these majestic animals as they struggle to make a living in five dramatically diverse Alaskan ecosystems. In the first episode, Chris sets up camp at a remote spot in the heart of the wilderness, alongside the largest concentration of grizzlies in the...