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Polar Bears (2020)

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Iconic bear docu features strong pro-environment messages.

TV Max Educational 2020
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This short documentary combines scientific facts and beautiful wildlife footage to showcase how polar bears live their lives in the freezing wild. It offers information about their predatory behavior, as well as how they are able to stay alive without food in the winter while feeding their cubs. But Polar Bears also highlights how global warming is changing their natural habitat, which is making it harder for the animals to hunt. It also discusses how these environmental changes are causing polar bears to get dangerously close to humans in the area, while situating them closer to other species of bears with whom they can mate and produce cubs that are less able to survive the freezing habitats that pure bred polar bears are used to it's an interesting program, and one that leaves you feeling that you learned something new by watching it.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: January 1, 2020
  • Network: Max
  • Genre: Educational
  • Topics: Wild Animals
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: September 24, 2021

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