Remote tribes react to polar bears, traditional English folk dance, and nursing homes

BBC Two has a new series called "Tribes, Predators and Me."

It's described as follows:

Gordon Buchanan travels to three remote tribes to learn the wildlife secrets of people who live alongside the iconic and dangerous animals we fear the most.

Gordon and his crew are also introducing BBC documentaries to remote tribe's people from The Solomon Islands, Ethiopia and Mongolia and filming their reactions. In the video series so far, the tribes have been presented with polar bears, Morris dancing, and "civilized" elderly care.

Fascinating.

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