– [Narrator] The Porcupine caribou herd is heading south into the Brooks Vary.
Away from the water, the caribou begin to loosen up.
(scrub rustling) It is a mistake.
(caribou grunting) Caribou could also be quicker than bears on the open plain, however they have to additionally relaxation the calves.
Grizzlies and polar bears are nearly the identical species and more and more overlap and interbreed, however grizzlies are a extra critical risk to the herd.
The bear has discovered to chase off the moms after which seek for calves hiding within the scrub.
(caribou grunting) He is discovered two.
In a second of indecision, he loses each.
The calf’s mom gallops to his facet.
It is an enormous victory after a lot hardship.
(bear grunting) Although not for the bear.