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Nature

Ghost Bear (#1207)

For thousands of years, a population of black bears has inhabited an isolated island off British Columbia where roughly every tenth black bear is, actually, almost pure white. This documentary focuses on the solitary but adventurous life of one of these "ghost bears," and follows the animal' s tribulations as it discovers, through trial and error, how to make its way in the world. The program also takes a glimpse at some of the other animals sharing the forest, including grey wolves and bald eagles. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Information For Teachers

Grade Levels
6-8, 9-12
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
280 episodes
Average Episode Length
57 minutes
Record Rights
Record and retain for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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Series Description: NATURE, television's longest-running weekly natural history series, has won more than 200 honors from the television industry, parent groups, the international wildlife film community and environmental organizations, including the only award ever given to a television program by the Sierra Club.

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