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2017-2018: 2. Hotel Armadillo

Natural World - 2017-2018: 2. Hotel Armadillo

David Attenborough looks at the giant armadillo and examines how this seldom-seen animal provides scores of other creatures with the hotel and restaurant services they need to t ...

07-04-2017

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2017-2018: 1. Puerto Rico: Island Of Enchantment

Natural World - 2017-2018: 1. Puerto Rico: Island Of Enchantment

David Attenborough tells the revealing story of this Caribbean island's exotic but vulnerable wildlife. A team of conservation champions are making it their mission to save ...

20-03-2017

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Kangaroo Dundee: 2. Part Two

Natural World - Kangaroo Dundee: 2. Part Two

Brolga is a tough Australian who lives in the desert outback with a mob of orphaned kangaroos. He is mum to three joeys that live in his tin shack with him. His hope is to raise ...

11-03-2017

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2007-2008: 4. Tiger Kill

Natural World - 2007-2008: 4. Tiger Kill

Documentary. Simon King has filmed Africa's big cats for 20 years, but he has never seen a wild tiger. With so few remaining wild tigers, documenting a tiger making a kill ...

30-01-2016

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2011-2012: 7. Jungle Gremlins Of Java

Natural World - 2011-2012: 7. Jungle Gremlins Of Java

The slow loris is the real-life gremlin, extremely cute but with a venom that can kill. Now it's also a YouTube superstar with millions of hits. Dr Anna Nekaris travels to ...

29-11-2014

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2012-2013 - A Wolf Called Storm: Natural World Special

Natural World - 2012-2013 - A Wolf Called Storm: Natural World Special

Nature documentary. Cameraman Jeff Turner spends a year in Canada's frozen north following Storm, an extraordinary wolf whose pack was first featured in Frozen Planet.

22-10-2014

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2011-2012 - Unnatural History Of London

Natural World - 2011-2012 - Unnatural History Of London

A portrait of the capital's secret wildlife, from local badgers and foxes to more exotic species like pelicans and seals.

01-10-2014

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2011-2012 - Grizzlies Of Alaska

Natural World - 2011-2012 - Grizzlies Of Alaska

Documentary about a mother grizzly bear bringing up her two cubs in the wilds of Alaska. She must keep them safe, teach them to hunt and prepare them for the savage winter.

24-09-2014

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2014-2015 - Attenborough's Fabulous Frogs

Natural World - 2014-2015 - Attenborough's Fabulous Frogs

Frogs were the first animals Sir David Attenborough kept as a boy. He explains why he is still passionate about these charismatic, colourful and frequently bizarre creatures.

28-08-2014

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2009-2010 - Bringing Up Baby

Natural World - 2009-2010 - Bringing Up Baby

Natural World investigates the vital bond between animal mothers and their babies, and considers the tough choices faced by mothers as they raise their young.

14-08-2014

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2009-2010 - Black Mamba, White Witch

Natural World - 2009-2010 - Black Mamba, White Witch

During the summer in Swaziland, black mamba snakes turn up everywhere. Thea Litschka-Koen and her husband are on call to rescue and release the snakes.

13-08-2014

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2009-2010 - Andrea - Queen Of Mantas

Natural World - 2009-2010 - Andrea - Queen Of Mantas

Documentary following marine biologist Andrea Marshall as she studies manta rays, one of the most intelligent creatures in the ocean.

12-08-2014

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2009-2010 - Bearwalker Of The Northwoods: Natural World

Natural World - 2009-2010 - Bearwalker Of The Northwoods: Natural World

Wildlife documentary. In the forests of northern Minnesota, biologist Lynn Rogers gains the trust of wild black bears and studies their lives.

11-08-2014

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A Bear With A Bounty

Natural World - A Bear With A Bounty

Wildlife documentary. Lily is an eight-year-old wild black bear, described by some as the world's most popular bear. But fame has come at a price, and some people want her ...

09-08-2014

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2014-2015 - Beavers Behaving Badly

Natural World - 2014-2015 - Beavers Behaving Badly

Nature documentary following Drew Reed, a wetland conservationist helping to keep the peace between beavers and people in Wyoming's Jackson Hole valley.

02-08-2014

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2014-2015 - Penguin Post Office

Natural World - 2014-2015 - Penguin Post Office

Welcome to the Penguin Post Office, a little bit of Britain in the heart of Antarctica where people and gentoo penguins live side by side.

24-07-2014

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2010-2011 - Sea Otters - A Million Dollar Baby

Natural World - 2010-2011 - Sea Otters - A Million Dollar Baby

Wildlife documentary. Among the yachts of a millionaires' marina on the coast of California, a sea otter mum teaches her pup to survive.

23-07-2014

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2010-2011 - Chimps Of The Lost Gorge

Natural World - 2010-2011 - Chimps Of The Lost Gorge

Real-life drama about a family of chimps trapped in the lost world of the Kyumbara Gorge, which has been cut off from the rest of the jungle for 15 years.

22-07-2014

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2010-2011 - Echo - An Unforgettable Elephant

Natural World - 2010-2011 - Echo - An Unforgettable Elephant

Wildlife documentary. World-famous elephant Echo died in 2009 aged 64 after a cruel drought - can her 38 relatives and descendants survive?

21-07-2014

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