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"Planet Earth: South Pacific" is a six-part British nature documentary that surveys the natural history of the islands of the South Pacific regions including many spots in New Zealand. The program documents the natural history of the region, the South Pacific spans from the Hawaiian Islands to New Zealand and can be home to a variety of animal life and plant life. Viewers can see in depth looks at how the remote islands were colonized, see rare footage of an underwater volcano erupting, and the varying ecological niches. Hosted by Benedict Cumberbatch.

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With flightless parrots, burrowing bats, giant skinks and kangaroos in trees, wildlife has evolved in extraordinary ways on the isolated islands of the South Pacific.
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Witness the birth, growth and death of an island in the greatest ocean on Earth.
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Larger than all the worlds land masses combined, the Pacific is the vastest ocean on Earth.
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A closer look into the blue will reveal a scattering of islands, from the Tropics to the sub-Antartic waters of the Southern Ocean.
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A closer look into the blue will reveal a scattering of islands, from the Tropics to the sub-Antartic waters of the Southern Ocean.
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A fragile paradise in the South Pacific is revealed; international fishing fleets take a serious toll on the region's sharks, albatross and tuna.

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