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The Great Polar Bear Feast

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Watch Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 8pm and Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 10am on WMHT-TV

Investigate the problems facing a unique population of polar bears due to climate change. At the heart is an extraordinary event — the annual gathering of up to 80 polar bears on Barter Island in the Arctic Ocean each September.

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