Sled Dogs Protect Filmmakers from Polar Bears

You’d think polar bears — at up to 8.2 feet in length and weighing up to 1,800 pounds, the world’s largest land carnivores — wouldn’t be afraid of anything. Not so apparently.The team who created Frozen Planet — the upcoming Discovery Channel/BBC series from the makers of Planet Earth — learned that if one is to travel through polar bear territory, it’s best to bring along dogs. Lots of dogs.Read more here:


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