Alaska: A Year in the Wild #01 - Winter (2017 Wildlife documentary)
Alaska: A Year in the Wild Series-1
Documentary following four seasons in the North American state, beginning with winter where temperatures are cold enough to freeze the ocean, and snowfall is measured in feet not inches. Cameras follow wildlife such as American red squirrels, which battle to hang onto food caches. Meanwhile, on the treeless plains, ancient musk ox are forced to search for theirs.
Part 1: Winter
As temperatures hit minus 60 food becomes scarce, and animals such as foxes and hares shed their colourful coats to camouflage themselves in the snow. The end of winter heralds one of the world's greatest feeding frenzies as large ocean predators target the millions of fish who have found refuge in the Gulf of Alaska.