Our Home Planet, that we lovingly call Earth, has a myriad of life hidden in the frozen wastelands of Antarctica and the Arctic

Our Home Planet, that we lovingly call Earth, has a myriad of life hidden in the frozen wastelands of Antarctica and the Arctic

Earth is our home planet and is home to countless fascinating species of animal. Even our deserts provide home to some hardy creatures. Even the ice-scapes at the end of our Earth are called home by many animals.

Over one third of our home planet is frozen. Yet the icy worlds of, our Frozen Planet, the Arctic and Antarctic are as alien to most of us as the surface of another planet.

Hunting Bison is a dangerous reality for grey wolves in Northern Canada. Bison are large powerful animals that a single wolf could not tackle

Hunting Bison is a dangerous reality for grey wolves in Northern Canada. Bison are large powerful animals that a single wolf could not tackle

Bison are incredibly large powerful animals armed with dangerous horns, but a hungry wolf pack will tackle this prey.

The pack focus their attention on the rear of the herd and the bison begin to panic. A young bison falls behind. Even this yearling dwarfs the wolves. Running heads down, the herd’s only thought, is escape.

Summer in the Arctic means that Polar Bear Cubs must learn to swim. Adult bears swim gracefully. But, Polar Bear Cubs a reluctant swimmers

Summer in the Arctic means that Polar Bear Cubs must learn to swim. Adult bears swim gracefully. But, Polar Bear Cubs a reluctant swimmers

Summer is a, surprisingly, difficult time for polar bears. The melting sea-ice effectively closes the seal larder.

It’s also harder to hunt when you have to swim. In open water, the odds are in the seal’s favour. Lean months lie ahead for the polar bears. They will have to adopt a new hunting strategy, or risk starvation.

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