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Episode 1 of 3

Duration: 1 hour

This series follows wildlife cameraman, Gordon Buchanan, as he spends a year with a family of wild black bears.

Gordon arrives in the forests of Minnesota in spring just as the bears are coming out of their dens. Before he can start filming he faces a major challenge - to earn the bears' trust. Gordon like many people fear black bears but once he meets Lily, an easy-going young mother bear and her cub, Hope, Gordon is smitten.

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Gordon Buchanan
Series Producer
Ted Oakes
Executive Producer
Tim Martin


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