Alastair Fothergill

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VIDEO: Ocean Deep

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Ocean Deep
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Length: 52:00
Aired: 12/10/2006

In this final stunning episode, a 30 ton whale shark gorges on a school of fish and the unique overhead heli-gimbal camera reveals common dolphins rocketing at more than 30km an hour. Descending into the abyss, deep sea octopus fly with wings and vampire squid use bioluminescence to create an extraordinary colour display. The first ever time-lapse footage taken from 2,000m down captures eels, crabs and giant isopods eating a carcass, completely consuming it within three hours. watch

VIDEO: Ocean Deep [HD]

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Ocean Deep [HD]
Paid | Amazon Instant Video
Length: 52:00
Aired: 12/10/2006

In this final stunning episode, a 30 ton whale shark gorges on a school of fish and the unique overhead heli-gimbal camera reveals common dolphins rocketing at more than 30km an hour. Descending into the abyss, deep sea octopus fly with wings and vampire squid use bioluminescence to create an extraordinary colour display. The first ever time-lapse footage taken from 2,000m down captures eels, crabs and giant isopods eating a carcass, completely consuming it within three hours. watch

VIDEO: Planet Earth: Ocean Deep

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Planet Earth: Ocean Deep
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Length: 49:14
Posted: 4/9/2012

In this final stunning episode, a 30 ton whale shark gorges on a school of fish and the unique overhead heli-gimbal camera reveals common dolphins rocketing at more than 30km an hour. Descending into the abyss, deep sea octopus fly with wings and vampire squid use bioluminescence to create an extraordinary colour display. The first ever time-lapse footage taken from 2,000m down captures eels, crabs and giant isopods eating a carcass, completely consuming it within three hours. watch

Videos

African Cats: Reservoir Cats
Bears: Digging Up Clams
African Cats: Afrikanischer Morgen
African Cats: Never Get Fresh With An

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Disneynature Bears (2014) (Plus Bonus Features)
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Chimpanzee [HD]

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Bears Movie, Director
2012 Frozen Planet TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 Chimpanzee Movie, Director
2012 Chimpanzee Movie, Producer
2011 African Cats Movie, Director

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News

15 Things You Don't Know About Planet Earth

Natural beauty takes on a whole new meaning with the awesome Planet Earth, an 11-part BBC documentary series that made its American debut last Sunday on Discovery (see listings for upcoming episodes). The numbers behind the images — more than 2,000 days, 204 locations, 60 countries, five continents and 70 crew members — can't begin to convey the wonder of the series, which became a smash in Britain when it aired last year. So to prepare you for your global journey, here's some behind-the-scenes scoop. 1. Powerful high-def cameras go where few eyes could. "One of the benefits of high-definition," executive producer Alastair Fothergill says, "is the very powerful lens. Cameraman Mark Smith could film a snow leopar read more

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