Penguin Palooza on Nat Geo WILD

4 The Love Of Animals

Narrated by Queen Latifah, Arctic Tale is the coming of age story of a walrus pup and polar bear cub as they fight for survival in the Arctic wilderness. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, this National Geographic film tells the real-life story of the treacherous journey thousands of emperor penguins make each year as they march single-file to their breeding grounds in Antarctica. Photo Credit: © Argus Collection. Penguin lovers rejoice! This weekend is Penguin Palooza on Nat Geo WILD!

Calgary Zoo Feeling Economic Pressure

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Lanthier, a veterinarian and walrus researcher who took the helm in Calgary two years ago, says the cancellation of the polar bears exhibit might please some animal-rights extremists, but the reality is a blow to Canada's white bears. That will happen, says the vet who's spent the past 15 summers in the arctic, when polar bears reach a point where only captive breeding can save them from extinction -- a day that's on the horizon.

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