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A Beloved Alpha Polar Bear Near the End of His Life

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A Beloved Alpha Polar Bear Near the End of His Life

Short | 01:34

Saint Pete, as he's known by locals in nearby Churchill, Manitoba, is an elderly polar bear who's been visiting the town for decades. Possibly 25 years or older, Pete is now deteriorating physically but continues to hunt for food.

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In Churchill, Manitoba, some of the most beautiful and powerful bears on the planet are sharing space with tourists, filmmakers, and townspeople. One aging bear is looking for an easy meal. And one veteran guide reads the tracks in the snow, realizing a polar bear cub is in danger. As the temperature drops and Hudson Bay begins to freeze over, see how these magnificent bears survive their toughest season.

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