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the polar bear family and me....beeb 2

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ThatVikRinA22 Tue 08-Jan-13 22:06:20

it really upsets me to see these beautiful animals with no food because the polar ice is melting faster and for longer....

if i were the film crew i would be lugging huge quantities of meat about with me....sad
i dont know how they manage not to interfere.

SingingSands Tue 08-Jan-13 22:14:31

Loving this programme. But its making me feel sad, poor polar bears.

ThatVikRinA22 Tue 08-Jan-13 22:18:18

im am worrying for lyra and her boy.....no ice in sight, no land and the cubs cannot swim for long.....

and now her collar isnt picking up a signal.....

sad
the poor things. food is so scarce.

ThatVikRinA22 Tue 08-Jan-13 22:28:03

oh fuck why do i watch these bloody things.....sad

RubbishCrackerPuller Tue 08-Jan-13 22:29:38

Yay - it's good news though.

Go Lyra & Mickey...

SingingSands Tue 08-Jan-13 22:33:44

I don't know if I can watch tomorrow's episode. It doesn't look like easy viewing.

ThatVikRinA22 Tue 08-Jan-13 22:33:46

oh bloody hell....not sure my heart will take the next installment.

Ummofumbridge Tue 08-Jan-13 23:00:20

I'm in love with this program!! I've never been so involved in a wildlife thing, they are just beautiful. Makes me want to go and live on a boat smile
I'd totally be taking a couple of seals from the fat bears to Lyra too!
Thursday is the next episode.

ProphetOfDoom Tue 08-Jan-13 23:13:13

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PetiteRaleuse Tue 08-Jan-13 23:21:07

On the Planet Earth series there was a 'making of' segment where they discussed the only time a crew had intervened - trapped penguin iirc. Must be hard to resist but they're supposed to observe objectively to educate.

I don't know if I'll watch tomorrow's. I love wildlife shows but am prone to blubbing when things don't end happily.

Drywhiteplease Thu 10-Jan-13 21:37:42

Loving it....not sure whether I love polar bears or Gordon more!!grin

ThatVikRinA22 Thu 10-Jan-13 21:48:20

oh im not liking this....does no one have a spare seal knocking about? sad

ThatVikRinA22 Thu 10-Jan-13 22:01:24

i might need to turn tv over....if this isnt going to end well im going to blub. polar bears are doomed arent they - long term i dont think they will survive the lack of polar ice.

why cant they feed her?

oh she cant feed micky....sad

ProphetOfDoom Thu 10-Jan-13 22:03:06

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ProphetOfDoom Thu 10-Jan-13 22:04:15

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Tabliope Thu 10-Jan-13 22:04:30

I'd give them some fish if I was the crew. Meat, whatever. She needs food. Wish I hadn't watched this. Poor Micky and Lyra.

coffeeinbed Thu 10-Jan-13 22:04:41

I'll watch later on catch up.
made me cry last night though.
and the baby elephant on Africa.

ProphetOfDoom Thu 10-Jan-13 22:04:46

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Selks Thu 10-Jan-13 22:07:48

This programme is so distressing. Poor poor Lyra and Mickey, poor polar bears.

It's so fucking depressing and upsetting, the whole ice melting / polar bear scenario.

I want to watch tomorrow but I need to know if they die. I don't want to watch if they do sad. I need a spoiler to let me know.

ThatVikRinA22 Thu 10-Jan-13 22:12:21

well they have a life line if they can find those whales....

Drywhiteplease Thu 10-Jan-13 22:12:38

Did you know that polar bears are moving to north Canada and mating with grizzlies? They are called Pizzly bears or Grolar bears.......not a joke, true!!!!

V sad programme....

ProphetOfDoom Thu 10-Jan-13 22:14:37

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ThatVikRinA22 Thu 10-Jan-13 22:17:14

i would have had to drag one of those whales to the beach.....

Tabliope Thu 10-Jan-13 22:19:10

I think they're over doing the drama a bit saying Lyra being ready to pounce. She clearly didn't have any strength in her at all. It just said it's illegal to feed them. Sad.

Aldwick Thu 10-Jan-13 22:20:27

I have had to leave the tv to tend to a sick small person - please let me know what happens. My poor hormonal heart was breaking when she was refusing to feed Mickey.

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