Music From the Planet We also meet some adorable little ground squirrels who benefit from the cactus plants providing them cover. Keeping his pray out of reach from the scavengers of the ground, ensures that he can feed his young. An ingenius solution to making the good times last in the desert. An example of a bird clever enough to use a tool, similar to the Otter who uses rocks to smash open clams.
We again witness some of the benefits that accompany the new technological advances with some more of these shots. The deserts of Peru are amongst the driest in the world but just add a little water and plants that have laid dormant for months will burst into life. When a desert suddenly turns green ,even the most seemingly desolate can become a land of opportunity.
Filmed for the first time, a tiny bat does battle with one of the world's deadliest scorpions, and in Madagascar, a locust swarm of biblical proportions is seen as never before. Grasslands cover one quarter of all land and support the vast gatherings of wildlife, but to survive here animals must endure the most hostile seasonal changes on the planet. From Asia's bizarre looking saiga antelope, to the giant ant-eaters of Brazil, grassland animals have adapted in extraordinary ways to cope with these extremes.
In the flooded Okavango, lions take on formidable buffalo in epic battles, on the Savannah bee-eaters take advantage of elephants to help catch insects and on the freezing northern tundra, caribou embark on great migrations shadowed by hungry Arctic wolves.
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