“Eight Bears” is a peek into the wild, tragic and hopeful lives of the ursids of our world.

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
polar bear on ice in the Arctic
A polar bear stands on the ice in the Franklin Strait in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Graminy’s tune “The Last Nanuq” was inspired by a lone polar bear on an island of ice.

Bears are part of our everyday lives. Whether we spot a black bear while camping or cuddle up to a teddy bear at night, ursids are baked into cultures around the globe. But as much as they’re well-loved, bears are also in danger. We learn about the status of bears and the people pushing to save them.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Gloria Dickie Guest

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