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Africa, 2, Savannah
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produced by Simon Blakeney, fl. 2005, in Africa, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 48 mins

East Africa is a land which is constantly changing. To survive here, creatures must be able to deal with unpredictable twists and turns – wet turning to dry, famine to feast, cold to hot – no matter how hostile and unpredictable it becomes.

From dense forests, to snow capped peaks, steamy swamps to endless savanna...

produced by Simon Blakeney, fl. 2005, in Africa, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 48 mins
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Fossil Wonderlands: Nature's Hidden Treasures, Episode 2, Feathered Dinosaurs
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directed by Sebastian Duthy, fl. 2002; presented by Richard Fortey, 1946-; produced by Lion Television, Fifth Estate Media and Zennor TV, in Fossil Wonderlands: Nature's Hidden Treasures, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins

In this revelatory series Professor Richard Fortey, Britain’s foremost chronicler of ancient worlds, tells the extraordinary history of palaeontology through three of the world’s greatest fossil sites. These fossil ‘time capsules’ contain entire eco-systems of now-vanished worlds. Only a handful of them ex...

directed by Sebastian Duthy, fl. 2002; presented by Richard Fortey, 1946-; produced by Lion Television, Fifth Estate Media and Zennor TV, in Fossil Wonderlands: Nature's Hidden Treasures, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
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Frozen Planet, 2, Spring
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produced by Mark Linfield, fl. 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel, Antena 3 Television, ZDF Television, Skai Group and Open University, in Frozen Planet, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 48 mins

Spring in the polar regions and the sun appears after an absence of five months; warmth and life return to these magical ice worlds - the greatest seasonal transformation on our planet is underway.

Male adelie penguins arrive in Antarctica to build their nests - it takes a good property to attract the best mates a...

produced by Mark Linfield, fl. 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel, Antena 3 Television, ZDF Television, Skai Group and Open University, in Frozen Planet, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 48 mins
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Frozen Planet, 5, Winter
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produced by Kathryn Jeffs, fl. 2002, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel, Antena 3 Television, ZDF Television, Skai Group and Open University, in Frozen Planet, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 48 mins

There is no greater test for life than winter, as temperatures plummet to 70 below and winds reach 200kph. Darkness and ice extend across the polar regions and only a few remarkable survivors gamble on remaining.

We join a female polar bear trekking into the Arctic mountains to give birth as the first blizzards ar...

produced by Kathryn Jeffs, fl. 2002, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel, Antena 3 Television, ZDF Television, Skai Group and Open University, in Frozen Planet, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 48 mins
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Frozen Planet, 6, The Last Frontier
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produced by Dan Rees, fl. 1995-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel, Antena 3 Television, ZDF Television, Skai Group and Open University, in Frozen Planet, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins

In the last frontier we reveal the extraordinary riches and wonders of the polar regions that have kept people coming here for thousands of years. Today their survival relies on a combination of ancient wisdom and cutting edge science.

Most Arctic people live in Siberia, either in cities like Norilsk – the colde...

produced by Dan Rees, fl. 1995-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel, Antena 3 Television, ZDF Television, Skai Group and Open University, in Frozen Planet, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins
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Journey to Fire Mountain, Episode 1, Journey to Fire Mountain
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directed by Lucy Meadows, fl. 2005 and Matthew Dyas, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Kate Humble, 1968-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Journey to Fire Mountain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 49 mins
In this enthralling series, a team of intrepid scientists venture into the heart of two of the most explosive volcanoes on the planet, situated on the island chain of Vanuatu. They must collect rock samples and monitor the noxious gases emitted from the craters, in order to assess the current threat these volatile...
directed by Lucy Meadows, fl. 2005 and Matthew Dyas, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Kate Humble, 1968-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Journey to Fire Mountain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 49 mins
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Mona, Tesoro del Caribe
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directed by Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013; produced by Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013 and Annabelle Mullen, fl. 2010, Marina Films and Belle Films (San Juan, San Juan District (Puerto Rico): Marina Films, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins

Mona is a beautiful, distant, mythic and mysterious island, full of amazing caves and interesting legends. Above all it is our Caribbean treasure. A completely flat island that emerged from the bottom of the sea thousands of years ago, it was a ceremonial center for the Taínos, the original inhabitants, who pract...

directed by Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013; produced by Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013 and Annabelle Mullen, fl. 2010, Marina Films and Belle Films (San Juan, San Juan District (Puerto Rico): Marina Films, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins
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NOVA, Season 43, Episode 18, Treasures of the Earth - Gems
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directed by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012; produced by Lin Sun, fl. 2016, Lin Zhang, fl. 2014 and Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012, WGBH Educational Foundation and NOVA, in NOVA, Season 43, Episode 18 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 53 mins
Their beauty has captivated us for millennia. Their cost can be extraordinary–some are even considered priceless. Precious gems like diamonds, rubies, emeralds, opal, and jade are the ultimate treasures of the earth, and each one is made from a specific–and often torturous–recipe of chemistry, pressure, and heat.
directed by Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012; produced by Lin Sun, fl. 2016, Lin Zhang, fl. 2014 and Doug Hamilton, fl. 2000-2012, WGBH Educational Foundation and NOVA, in NOVA, Season 43, Episode 18 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 53 mins
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Planet Earth, 4, Caves
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produced by Huw Cordey, fl. 1996, Discovery Channel, NHK International Inc. and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
The Cave of Swallows in Mexico is a 400m vertical shaft, deep enough to engulf the Empire State Building. The Lechuguilla cave system in the USA is 193km long with astonishing crystal formations. Caves are remarkable habitats with equally bizarre wildlife. Cave angel fish cling to the walls behind waterfalls with...
produced by Huw Cordey, fl. 1996, Discovery Channel, NHK International Inc. and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Planet Earth, 7, Great Plains
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produced by Jonny Keeling, fl. 2007, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
After filming for three years, Planet Earth finally captures the shy Mongolian gazelle. Only a handful of people have witnessed its annual migration. Don't miss the bizarre-looking Tibetan fox, captured on film for the first time. Over six weeks the team follow a pride of 30 lions as they attempt to hunt elephants...
produced by Jonny Keeling, fl. 2007, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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