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How Churchill Protects Itself From Polar Bears

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How Churchill Protects Itself From Polar Bears

Short | 02:22

Conservationists have tracked down a polar bear who has taken to venturing into nearby Churchill. The next step is to airlift him by helicopter to a holding facility, and then back into the wild.

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Things are heating up in Churchill. The polar bears have arrived on shore weeks ahead of schedule, and the town is stunned to find a beloved dog mauled, presumably by one of the bears. Conservationists have a good idea of who is responsible, and it's a race against time to find the culprit before tragedy strikes again. Meanwhile, local guide Kelsey Eliasson tries to establish a new and unique tourist experience with potentially disastrous consequences.

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