Video: Sri Lanka's endangered Spirit Bear

Season of the Spirit Bear is the work of wildlife film-maker Charith Pelpola. In this production for Animal Planet, he brings to light the story of the endangered Sloth Bears of Sri Lanka.

This documentary is a brief window into the world of the bears during the fruiting season of a highly prized delicacy that they will search high and low for - and feast on with relish.

As soon as the season is over, the bears disappear once more into the depths of the forest - leading their mysterious and little-known lives...

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