Polar Bear - POV Cams (Spring 2016)

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Detailed Description

This short clip is representative of a large amount of video footage of an adult female polar bear, equipped with a point of view camera, that is used by scientists to study polar bear behavior and feeding rates. Camera were attached to 10 animals in the southern Beaufort Sea over the course of several years, and stay on the animals for about 2 weeks until it is retrieved by scientists. No bears were harmed during this process and all research was approved through strict animal care/use guidelines.


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Length: 00:01:43

Location Taken: Southern Beaufort Sea, AK, US

Video Credits

Special thanks to: Mehdi Bakhtiari, Exeye, LLC., University of California, Santa Cruz, Polar Bears International, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and explore.org.


In credits section:

Footage from the southern Beaufort Sea, April 2016

No polar bears were harmed during the filming process.

Special thanks to: Anthony Pagano, U.S. Geological Survey

Mehdi Bakhtiari, Exeye, LLC.

University of California, Santa Cruz

Polar Bears International,

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, permit #MA690038 and explore.org