Series: Polar Bear Town [Churchill, Manitoba]

by Smithsonian Channel

What if you shared your town once a year with 1,000 polar bears? That's what happens every fall in Churchill, Manitoba, when bears migrate through town heading to Hudson Bay. Tourists around the world come to see it for themselves and it's up to veteran guides and conservation officers to protect the bears and the people. Follow the incredible polar bear migration in this unique town as we take you along on the hunt for hidden polar bear dens, introduce you to the polar bear guides and locals, and bring you up close to these majestic creatures.