Evening at Egan: Being Caribou – Five Months on Foot with An Arctic Herd

By August 21, 2013360 North Tune In

–  Friday at 9 p.m.  –  In April 2003 wildlife biologist Karsten Heuer and his filmmaker wife, Leanne Allison, set off on a trek of epic proportions. For five months they skied and walked alongside the 123,000-member Porcupine Caribou Herd from their Yukon winter range to Alaskan calving grounds and back.  The couple’s mission? […]

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Evening at Egan: Being Caribou – Five Months on Foot with An Arctic Herd

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