Synopsis:One episode of the 'Web of Life' documentary series, looking at the Tundra ecosystem. 'The Living Tundra' gives an overview of Alaska's geography and wildlife, describing in detail the various birds that visit the country at times of migration, its animals and the flora that can be found in springtime.
Shotlist:Birds migrating to Alaska, including Arctic Terns, Sandpipers, Phalarope, Shovelers, Brent Geese in Alaska. Snow melts, flowers blossom, plants grow. Insects. Birds in their nests. Caribou. Lemming. Owls. Mountains in blizzard. Grizzly bears. Pussy willow. Porcupine. Moose and calves. Fox killing ground squirrels to take back to cubs. Wild Dall sheep crossing river. Marmots. Golden Eagle. Eagles nest with dead squirrels. Caribou marching. Wolf chases and kills a calf.