Wildlife Photographer's Close Call With Powerful Polar Bear

Dan Harris shares the story of Gordon Buchanan's encounter with raging animal.
1:43 | 01/05/13

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-- -- scare unlike anything we've seen one photographer looking to get up close and personal but even for him. It was too close for comfort here's ABC's Dan Harris. Yeah. Why is there a face to face encounter with a 1000 pound eight foot tall -- I'm -- -- just. Wildlife photographer Gordon Buchanan came to Arctic Norway to photograph a family of polar bears. From a safe distance but he got much closer than he ever plan. He's inside what he calls his ice. You've been above water version of a shark game. There's millions -- dozens of times more powerful than money. It's gathering information before -- approaches. Might conclude -- -- still can't feel. My saint is strongest and weakest point the door -- -- her powerful twelve inch wide pot that -- tries to get in for almost 45 minute writing this. An appreciation for -- -- -- One of the most powerful. Animals on the planet and its. Intimidating Animal -- One of the few animals and that she feels is -- -- this mother bear is determined to get to. It was one of the most terrifying things. I've ever done but it was incredible he says this close out was -- at the close call them. Harris ABC news New York -- that it was very hungry.

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