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The Bear Family and Me

Episode 3: Autumn

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Final programme in this series following wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan as he spends a year with a family of wild black bears.

Gordon returns to Minnesota in early autumn to discover that the life of abandoned bear cub Hope has taken an unexpected turn for the better: Hope is back together with her mother Lily. But the bears are in danger when hunters move into the forest. Gordon's role changes from cameraman to bodyguard as he walks with the bears to try to keep them safe. Will Lily and Hope survive hunting season to den safely for the winter? Show less


Gordon Buchanan
Bear Biologist:
Lynn Rogers
Bear Biologist:
Sue Mansfield
Executive Producer:
Tim Martin
Series Producer:
Ted Oakes

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