How “not” to secretly film a polar bear


When up the Arctic attempting to make a documentary about Polar Bears, how the heck do you get all those up-close and personal shots? Easy, you disguise the camera as part of the background so that it then blends seamlessly in.

Good plan, yes? Unfortunately, this plan potentially has a wee flaw. The polar bear is the most carnivorous member of the bear family, and most of its diet consists of ringed and bearded seals, so it uses its excellent senses to track down its prey in this vast landscape of white, anything odd will be of interest to this highly curious (and hungry) carnivore.

Here is what happened.

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