Assignment: Great Grizzlies; Bear Man; Lights! Camera! Bear!
First Aired: July 23, 2001
Photographer Joel Sartore travels to the Katmai Peninsula in Alaska to document grizzly bears in their natural habitat. Also: “mother bear man” Ben Kilham follows up on three bear cubs that he raised before releasing them into the wild; and a profile of Doug Seus, a bear trainer whose animals have appeared in such films as “Legends of the Fall” and “The Great Outdoors.”
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- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: An Emmy-winning, richly photographed and reported exploration of the world's natural wonders, produced by the National Geographic Society. In June 2003, it took the title `National Geographic Ultimate Explorer,' adding culture and politics to the mix. In J… (more)