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Planet Earth II – ‘Grasslands’

CONTAINS SPOILERS The fifth episode of this series was on Grasslands. A quarter of all land on Earth is covered in grass, and some areas are dominated by grass. Grasslands can happen in areas where the rain falls rarely, but … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Deserts’

CONTAINS SPOILERS Episode 4 was on ‘Deserts’. Deserts are very harsh environments. The lack of trees means no protection from the elements. There is very little food or water. Deserts have intense heat and are prone to sand storms. We … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Mountains’

CONTAINS SPOILERS The second episode of Planet Earth II was about ‘Mountains’. In the Arabian peninsula Nubian ibex deliberately choose the steepest cliffs with which to raise their young. As the cliffs are so high and steep it means predators … Continue reading

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Shark

Sharks, like many predatory animals, tend to get a mixture of fear and admiration from people. On one level, people are terrified of them, on another they admire them for being strong, powerful creatures. Sharks do tend to be more … Continue reading

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Animals In Love

Yes, I know this programme was broadcast over a month ago. Unfortunately I missed it when it was first on, but caught up on it. Much like Animal Odd Couples, this BBC documentary was presented by wildlife biologist Liz Bonnin. … Continue reading

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Penguin Post Office

Penguin Post Office was part of the BBC’s Natural World series. The documentary is about a British post office located in Port Lockroy in Antarctica, which is also a breeding ground for gentoo penguins. Port Lockroy was previously a British … Continue reading

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Dolphins – Spy In The Pod

Last year, Penguins – Spy In The Huddle, which had robot spy cameras filming penguins in their natural habitat and was narrated by David Tennant, proved to be a hit. So it’s not that much of a surprise that we … Continue reading

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