On Thin Ice | Polar bears encroaching on towns leads to dangerous encounters | Sunday Night

They stand up three metres tall and can weigh a tonne fully grown. That’s not a problem when polar bears are out roaming the Arctic pack ice, but sadly climate change is melting the place where they live and hunt and their frozen world is shrinking. Faced with starvation, these wild animals are now encroaching on tiny frontier settlements. Denham Hitchcock gets a little close for comfort in this frightening encounter on the ice.

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