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From Deserts to Grasslands

   2019    Nature    HD
A fifth of the land on our planet is covered by desert. Deserts may appear to be barren and empty, but they are of crucial importance to life. For those that can overcome their challenges they provide a vital refuge. The Grasslands are one of our planet's most productive landscapes. They support the greatest aggregations of large animals on Earth. Cameras follow desert elephants seeking sustenance, bison roaming North American grasslands and caterpillars living the good life underground.
Series: Our Planet

Life: Hunters and Hunted

   2009    Nature
Mammals' ability to learn new tricks is the key to survival in the knife-edge world of hunters and hunted. In a TV first, a killer whale off the Falklands does something unique: it sneaks into a pool where elephant seal pups learn to swim and snatches them, saving itself the trouble of hunting in the open sea. Slow-motion cameras reveal the star-nosed mole's newly-discovered technique for smelling prey underwater: it exhales then inhales a bubble of air ten times per second. Young ibex soon learn the only way to escape a fox - run up an almost vertical cliff face - and young stoats fight mock battles, learning the skills that make them one of the world's most efficient predators.
Series: Life

Stangest Things
Stangest Things

   2021    History
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Clarkson Farm
Clarkson Farm

   2021    Nature
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
Elvis Presley: The Searcher

   2018    History
The Sky at Night
The Sky at Night

   2015    Culture
Superstructures: Engineering Marvels
Superstructures: Engineering Marvels

   2019    Technology
Inside the Medieval Mind
Inside the Medieval Mind

   2008    History