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Deserts

   2007    Nature
Around 30% of the land's surface is desert, the most varied of our ecosystems despite the lack of rain. Unravel the secrets of desert survival and experience the ephemeral nature of this dynamic environment. Watch Saharan sandstorms nearly a mile high and desert rivers that run for a single day. In the Gobi Desert, rare Bactrian camels get moisture from the snow. In the Atacama, guanacos survive by licking dew off cactus spines. In the USA, the brief blooming of Death Valley triggers a plague of locusts 65km wide and 160km long. A unique aerial voyage over the Namibian desert reveals elephants on a long trek for food and desert lions searching for wandering oryx.
Series: Planet Earth
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
How the Universe Works Series 9
How the Universe Works Series 9

   2021    Science
Putin: A Russian Spy Story
Putin: A Russian Spy Story

   2020    History
History of the Eagles
History of the Eagles

   2013    History
Untold
Untold

   2021    Culture
Dark Net
Dark Net

   2016    Technology