My Polar Family and Me

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My Polar Family and Me

Post by kata » Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:38 am

Anybody watch this awesome programe?

He was cra@@in himself in the cage..HAHAHAHA..I feared for him also..smack..smack, licks n shakes that bear tried everything he had to get to Gordon.

I took some Images off tele, this one turned out pretty well.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p012zcvp
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Its a four seasons programe on Polar bear lira and her cubs, which now are growing fast. They lost her but luckily they collared her so found her again.

Some scary moments.

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Re: My Polar Family and Me

Post by Clive60 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:56 pm

I watched some but for me it got a bit too emotional and spoilt it.


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Re: My Polar Family and Me

Post by Dave Brown » Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:17 pm

Very interesting programme, but keeps making references to 'Climate Change' as though we have something to do with it. Lira seems to have a problem that the other bears encountered don't have. They find food, she doesn't. icon_scratch

I should imagine Polar Bears were one of Britain's most common animal 12 to 15,000 years ago, now extinct from here, but have 1000s new species instead.
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Re: My Polar Family and Me

Post by tropicalwon » Wed Jan 16, 2013 5:52 pm

I should imagine Polar Bears were one of Britain's most common animal 12 to 15,000 years ago, now extinct from here,

I think they'll be back in Britain after this weeks weather.................Especially up north
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Re: My Polar Family and Me

Post by Dave Brown » Wed Jan 16, 2013 5:55 pm

tropicalwon wrote:
I should imagine Polar Bears were one of Britain's most common animal 12 to 15,000 years ago, now extinct from here,

I think they'll be back in Britain after this weeks weather.................Especially up north
Wouldn't surprise me

Huporhaha, keep an eye open for Lira :wink:
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Re: My Polar Family and Me

Post by tropicalwon » Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:02 pm

Dave Brown wrote:
tropicalwon wrote:
I should imagine Polar Bears were one of Britain's most common animal 12 to 15,000 years ago, now extinct from here,

I think they'll be back in Britain after this weeks weather.................Especially up north
Wouldn't surprise me

Huporhaha, keep an eye open for Lira :wink:

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Re: My Polar Family and Me

Post by kata » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:28 pm

Lira found food tonight, a huge dead Whale... :mrgreen: :lol:

Now she will survive all winter.
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Re: My Polar Family and Me

Post by Conifers » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:57 pm

kata wrote:Lira found food tonight, a huge dead Whale... :mrgreen: :lol:

Now she will survive all winter.
At this time of year?? icon_scratch Isn't it hibernating now?


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Re: My Polar Family and Me

Post by kata » Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:50 am

That was last nights ending,

Apparently one last message from the tracker found her at the Whale so dunno as I caught it late.

They're doing three seasons so maybe a last meal before hibernation Conifers....Autumn, or summer maybe one of those. Very fortunate finding a dead Whale.. :lol:
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Re: My Polar Family and Me

Post by Conifers » Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:28 pm

kata wrote: Very fortunate finding a dead Whale.. :lol:
Though not too difficult to find . . . they're a bit whiffy* icon_aaargh , and Polar Bears have got very good noses . .


* And that's the understatement of the year (yeah, I've smelt one, so I know!)


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