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Two Polar Bears Battle for the Best Turf

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Two Polar Bears Battle for the Best Turf

Short | 01:45

Two polar bears vie for a prime resting territory on the outskirts of Churchill, Manitoba. While both bears are hesitant to waste precious energy, they square up to see who will ultimately claim the spot.

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Every fall, Churchill, Manitoba swells from a tiny town of 800 to one of 10,000--and all the new visitors are here to see 1,000 majestic, migrating polar bears. The business of being a bear guide is more difficult than ever, but veteran experts are determined to give the tourists the up-close experiences they want. This year, conservation officers are trying new tactics to help keep both the bears and people in town safe. Nobody knows what this year's bear season will bring.

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