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A Polar Bear Released Back Into the Wild by Helicopter

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A marauding polar bear is about to be returned to the the wild, as far away as possible from the town of Churchill. To do that, the conservation team will need to tranquilize him, and then airlift him by helicopter.

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Summer is coming to an end in Manitoba, and a new struggle for survival begins for the polar bears and town locals. One pregnant bear is desperately seeking food to carry her through winter in her birthing den, while Churchill's guides are also working hard to find a unique tourist spot that will give them a leg up on their competitors. But they're not the only locals with money on their minds. The town's largest employer is on the verge of shutting down, putting jobs, and the community's future, in jeopardy.

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