Animal Planet - Stranger Among Bears

Mondays, on Animal Planet

For more than twenty years, Charles Vandergaw has been living with wild bears in the Alaskan wilderness. He has developed a unique, but controversial, relationship with the black and grizzly bears that live near his isolated cabin. Now, for the first time, Charlie has allowed cameras to capture an entire season at "Bear Haven." But even as filmmaker Richard Terry finds himself drawn into this extraordinary world, the Alaskan authorities are clamping down on what may prove to be Charlie's last year as a "Stranger Among Bears."

Mondays, on Animal Planet

For more than twenty years, Charles Vandergaw has been living with wild bears in the Alaskan wilderness. He has developed a unique, but controversial, relationship with the black and grizzly bears that live near his isolated cabin. Now, for the first time, Charlie has allowed cameras to capture an entire season at "Bear Haven." But even as filmmaker Richard Terry finds himself drawn into this extraordinary world, the Alaskan authorities are clamping down on what may prove to be Charlie's last year as a "Stranger Among Bears."

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Could Charlie's extraordinary life living with bears in the Alaskan wilderness be coming to an end? Increasing pressure from state authorities, including a raid by state troopers, threaten to undo his life's work. As winter closes in, and Charlie prepares

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Could Charlie's extraordinary life living with bears in the Alaskan wilderness be coming to an end? Increasing pressure from state authorities, including a raid by state troopers, threaten to undo his life's work. As winter closes in, and Charlie prepares
Season Finale
Living side by side with black and grizzly bears is becoming more and more difficult for 70-year-old Charles Vandergaw. As the bears start tearing apart his cabin, Charlie faces the unthinkable: is he getting too old for life among the bears?

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s1e5 Man vs. Bear
May 1, 2009
Living side by side with black and grizzly bears is becoming more and more difficult for 70-year-old Charles Vandergaw. As the bears start tearing apart his cabin, Charlie faces the unthinkable: is he getting too old for life among the bears?
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