STATUS: previously in development (2013-2014 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to series
DESCRIPTION: (from Animal Planet's press release, April 2013) It takes a special type of person to live with bears, and the townspeople of Churchill in Manitoba, Canada live with thousands of polar bears year round. In POLAR BEAR CROSSING (wt), the residents of Churchill have chosen to accept these unpredictable creatures as their aggressive neighbors, but their lives are shaped by the "tides" of the migrating bears. Knowing danger could be lurking around the corner, the residents of Churchill are outnumbered two to one by polar bears, so they've learned to co-exist with them by braving frequent attacks and living their lives.