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In the Grip of the Seasons (Arctic)

Episode 2 of 7

Nature documentary series narrated by Sir David Attenborough. How do polar predators face the challenges of hunting in the Arctic?

In the Grip of the Seasons looks at the challenges of hunting in the Arctic, the most seasonal place on Earth. To a predator, seasonal change is a problem. It means that all the parameters of the hunt - the conditions, the strategies, the prey - change too. The only option for the Arctic's top predators, the wolf, the Arctic fox and the polar bear, is to continually adapt to their changing world, exploiting the good times and enduring the bad.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 31 Jan 2018 16:15


Role Contributor
Narrator David Attenborough
Executive Producer Alastair Fothergill
Series Producer Huw Cordey
Producer Jonnie Hughes
Production Company Silverback Films Ltd


  • Sun 8 Nov 2015 21:00
  • Sun 15 Nov 2015 14:20
  • Wed 25 Nov 2015 01:15
  • Wed 25 Nov 2015 01:50
  • Fri 10 Mar 2017 16:15
  • Tue 30 Jan 2018 16:15
  • Wed 31 Jan 2018 16:15

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