WHAT IT WOULD BE LIKE TO BE EATEN BY A POLAR BEAR


  • Cameraman Gordon Buchanan endured 45-minute attack from hungry female bear who wanted to feed her cubs
  • BBC man says he was the most frightened he’s ever been – and the microphone picked up noise of his heart racing

By Harriet Arkell

PUBLISHED: 12:12 GMT, 4 January 2013 |

This is the terrifying moment a wildlife cameraman comes face-to-face with a deadly 1,000lb polar bear looking for its next meal.

The hungry eight-foot predator repeatedly attacks the safety perspex box – the on-ice equivalent of a shark cage – housing helpless Gordon Buchanan.

Filmmaker Mr Buchanan shows nerves of steel as he endures the lethal polar bear’s 40-minute sustained assault as it desperately hunts for a weak spot in his protective pod.

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Terrifying: This is the moment that wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan came face to face with a hungry polar bearTerrifying: This is the moment that wildlife cameraman came face to face with a hungry polar bear in Svalbard, in the northern-most region of Arctic Norway, for his three-part BBC series The Polar Bear Family and Me Continue reading

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