BBC Natural World – Spectacled Bears: Shadows of the Forest (2008)

BBC Natural World 2008 Spectacled Bears Shadows of the Forest

Behind the children’s story of Paddington Bear is a very real creature that lives in deepest, darkest Peru – the spectacled bear. Little is known about the habits of this elusive creature, and as narrator Stephen Fry reveals, many of our assumptions were wrong. For years they were thought to be gentle vegetarians, but the latest studies reveal a new and alarming side to this endangered bear.

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