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Series Summary
Our planet is teeming with myriad life forms, both plant and animal, all interlocked in a struggle for survival. As time goes on, some living things are forced to adapt and change to survive. This series chronicles some of the most unusual, if not downright bizarre, behaviors that living organisms have devised to keep their species alive. The 11-episode series was four years in the making, taking camera crews to every continent and habitat.

Air Dates: 2009 - 2010

Genres: Science, Nature, Environment, Animals, Documentary

Network: BBC1

  • Season 1, Ep. 10 : Primates Dec 14, 2009

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    Primates are intelligent, capable of problem solving, communicating and social interaction.

  • Season 1, Ep. 9 : Plants Dec 7, 2009

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    Time-lapse photography reveals all the drama of the plant world, unable to be seen by the naked eye.

  • Creatures of the Deep Nov 29, 2009

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    A journey into the uncharted corners of the ocean; Humboldt squids hunt together; a Pacific giant octopus mother; a huge bright blue pycnapodia hunts its prey.

  • Season 1, Ep. 7 : Hunters and Hunted Nov 23, 2009

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    Explore the battles fought daily between carnivores and their prey around the world.

  • Season 1, Ep. 6 : Insects Nov 16, 2009

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    The world's most diverse animal group, insects possess fearsome weapons but also show tenderness.

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