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Secrets of Our Living Planet

Synopsis
Four part BBC documentary presented by Chris Packham, who uses recent scientific discoveries to explore the different ecosystems which enable life to exist on earth through a series of complex and interdependent relationships. Packham visits the jungles of Borneo and the Amazon, the grasslands of Kenya, the forests of North America and South America, Bangladesh and the Maldives to show why the termite needs the rhino, the shark needs the tiger and the lynx needs the caterpillar.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2012
Subjects
Biology; Environmental science; Geography
Keywords
ecology; ecosystems; natural history; wildlife

Credits

Contributor
Chris Packham

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
236 minutes
Year
2012

Distributor

Name

2 Entertain Video

Email
DVDenquiryline@bbc.com
Web
http://www.2entertainvideo.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7612 3000
Fax
020 7612 3003
Address
BBC Worldwide
33 Foley Street
London
W1W 7TL
Notes
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