1 March 2007 - 30 April 2008
The Natural World team went to Minnesota to film the groundbreaking research carried out by biologist Dr Lynn Rogers, who has studied black bears for over forty years. Lynn has gained the trust of particular bears in order to watch them at close quarters.
Ted grew up on the edge of the Canadian wilderness. His passion is capturing the beauty and fragility of nature on film.
Minnesota's Northwoods are heavily forested with many lakes, bogs and swamps. The area borders Lake Superior and Ontario, Canada and is home to several large species of mammal including wolves, deer and moose. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources estimate that 20,000-30,000 black bears live in the state.
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