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Learn & Explore Series Episode 100

"Cheesemans Arctic"

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Did You Know?

Did you know that Polar Bears have hollow fur that helps insulate their bodies like a down jacket, black skin that absorbs summer sunlight, stiff fur around their toes to make a “fin" or broad hand for swimming long distances, and are often considered marine mammals?

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Did You Know?

Did you know that some of the best places to find Polar Bears in the wild are beside ice holes waiting for seals coming up to breath and under big seabird colonies waiting for eggs or nestlings to fall off the cliffs?

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Did You Know?

Did you know that the large photogenic tusks on Walrus are used as sled runners and their large lips work like a vacuum cleaner to suck in mussels and clams as they slide along the ocean bottom on their tusks?

Special Thanks to
Industry Experts: Doug and Gail Cheeseman
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Questions covered in the above interview:

  1. Talk us about Cheesemans Ecology Safaris, what is it?
  2. Let’s jump into the ‘way back machine’, take us to the day that you decided to start this company… when you woke up that day… what was the reason for starting this company?
  3. When you started this company you had a certain audience or avatar you wanted to attract, can you tell us about this person?
  4. Let’s focus on your Arctic workshops, you offer these in two different locations, how were these locations selected?
  5. Is there such thing a best time of the year to attend of these locations?
  6. What sort of wildlife can one expect to see on these workshops?
  7. Who are the leaders who will be running these workshops?
  8. Let’s talk about the group size for each one of these, how many do you permit?
  9. How long are each of these workshops?
  10. What are some of the truly extraordinary must see’s while on these workshops?
  11. Let’s talk about accommodations and meals… what are they?
  12. In terms of preparation for a trip like this, do you have clothing and gear recommendations for guest?
  13. What experience do you want people attending too leave with?
  14. If I want to attend, what is the process?
  15. Now Doug and Gail, you’re still on the hot seat with one final question: What’s the one word that best describes these workshops?