Upload

Loading...

Polar Bear - POV Cams (Spring 2014)

388,005

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Jun 6, 2014

http://gallery.usgs.gov/videos/811


This video was edited and compiled from raw footage recorded by a camera equipped radio collar that was put on a female polar bear in the Beaufort Sea during April 2014 by the US Geological Survey. This new type of camera technology was developed by videographer Adam Ravetch with the support of the World Wildlife Fund. The video, which is the first ever from a free-ranging polar bear on Arctic sea ice, shows an interaction with a potential mate, playing with food, and swimming at the water's surface and under the sea ice. These videos will be used by the US Geological Survey in research to understand polar bear behavior and energetics in an Arctic with declining sea ice.

Note: Some creative license has been taken to make this footage easier to follow and understand, including playful language that helps describe the polar bear's actions.

All Comments

Comments are disabled for this video.
to add this to Watch Later

Add to