Expedition

Warding Off a Polar Bear

Clip: Episode 2 | 3m Video has closed captioning.

The crew spots a lone polar bear wandering toward their camp in search of food. Hoping to avoid injury between either party, they use marine flares, loud noises and rocks in hopes that they’ll scare it off.

Aired: 01/22/20

Rating: TV-PG

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