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From the frozen tundra in the north to the dry forests of the equator, Sir David Attenborough narrates a compelling view of the planet. "Planet Earth" was the first natural history documentary to be filmed in high definition, and now a decade later improved technology has made it possible to capture further details, from elusive animal behaviors to previously inaccessible remote landscapes. In addition to exploring the wilderness, the series examines urban dwellings, focusing on animals that have adapted to city life.

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Cities serve as places of surprising opportunity for animals to thrive.
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Grasslands cover one quarter of all land and support the greatest gatherings of wildlife on Earth, but hostile seasons pose a survival risk.
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The hostile conditions of Earth's desert regions give rise to the most incredible survival stories on Earth.
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From the jungles of Brazil to Costa Rica, animals face life in the most competitive place on Earth.
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The secretive lives of mountain animals; snow leopards come together to help a mother and cub, trapped between rival males.
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Remote islands offer sanctuary; pygmy three-toed sloth resides on a Caribbean island; nesting albatross thrive in isolation.
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Behind the scenes with each episode's production team, revealing the astounding challenges they encountered.
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Cities serve as places of surprising opportunity for animals to thrive.
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Grasslands cover one quarter of all land and support the greatest gatherings of wildlife on Earth, but hostile seasons pose a survival risk.
airs in 5 days
The hostile conditions of Earth's desert regions give rise to the most incredible survival stories on Earth.
airs in 5 days
From the jungles of Brazil to Costa Rica, animals face life in the most competitive place on Earth.
airs in 5 days
The secretive lives of mountain animals; snow leopards come together to help a mother and cub, trapped between rival males.
airs in 5 days
Remote islands offer sanctuary; pygmy three-toed sloth resides on a Caribbean island; nesting albatross thrive in isolation.

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