In The Footsteps of the Ice Bear

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Episode 1 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

Just a few hundred miles from the North Pole, travelling through a dazzling but dangerous world of ice, Steve Leonard is on the trail of Aurora, a 23 year old mother polar bear, and her tiny cub. On the way he has close encounters with walruses, glaciers and other polar bears. Aurora has travelled a staggering three thousand miles trying to find food for herself and her cub, but after such an epic journey, will the cub still be alive? In an emotional face-to-face final encounter, Steve finds out.


Steve Leonard
Martin Hughes-Games


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