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The Jungle of the Red Spirit

The Jungle of the Red Spirit

This is possibly the most primitive forest in the world. The tropical rain forest of the island of Borneo already existed 150 million years ago. It forms part of a green belt that encircles the Earth and contains animals which best...

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Children of the Jaguar

Children of the Jaguar

Until just 30 years ago, the Huaorani people, even for their closest neighbors, were more like ghosts than real people. They controlled an area of around 20,000 square kilometers and fought off much larger tribes and even the all-powerful oil companies...

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Live Longer: Live Wild

Live Longer: Live Wild

In this documentary nature's "golden oldies" reveal new secrets for how to live longer. The animal kingdom has some long lived record breakers. Who holds the title for the oldest species on the planet and has been alive since the last...

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Planet Ant: Life Inside the Colony

Planet Ant: Life Inside the Colony

Entomologist Dr George McGavin and leafcutter expert Prof Adam Hart will embark on an ambitious project, something that's never been tried before. They will show us a hidden world. It has taken six months from planning to the final project. They've...

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Ambassadors of the Jungle

Ambassadors of the Jungle

These mysterious lands would seem to rise out of the clouds of the highlands, situated in the east of the island of New Guinea, to the North of Australia. The western half of the island is Irian Jaya, part of Indonesia,...

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And the Mammals Laid Eggs

And the Mammals Laid Eggs

In 1798 the zoologists of the British Museum in London met to examine the skin of an extraordinary animal, which had been sent to them from New South Wales by a colonist called Dawson. That animal was completely different from anything...

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Korubo: A Fight to the End

Korubo: A Fight to the End

The last white men these Amazon hunters killed were three loggers on the Quixito River. The Korubo go out from time to time to collect some of the enemy's souls, to honor their dead and revenge them. Their hunting party begins...

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The Secret World of Plants

The Secret World of Plants

Plants have marked the evolution of life and continue to fulfill an essential role in a balanced ecology. For millions of years, plants have created habitat in which animals could develop. They are the first link in a long chain of...

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Don Quixote of the Jungle

Don Quixote of the Jungle

817,000 indigenous people live in Brazil, 0.4 percent of this country's population, and they're endangered. When the white man arrived in Brazil in the year 1500, there were six million native people living here. What has happened since then? For the...

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Dressed to Live: Wildlife Styles

Dressed to Live: Wildlife Styles

Dressed to Live playfully explores the "fashion sense" of the animal kingdom by taking viewers on a global tour and educating them on the many purposes of skin, feathers, fur and even glands in facilitating communication, reproduction, defense, and survival across...

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Desert of the Skeletons

Desert of the Skeletons

This is the coast which, for centuries, the sailors who ply the commercial routes feared, respected, and above all, avoided. It sends us through the skeletons of dead animals bleached by the sun, testimony to the harshness of this coast where...

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The Selfish Ape: The Tribe of Suit

The Selfish Ape: The Tribe of Suit

Our lineage evolved out there in a dangerous world in which only the winners are capable of surviving. Some families acquired fangs, others procured amazing adaptations that enabled them to prosper in the most inhospitable places on the planet. These fierce...

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