Nature's Great Events

2009, TV Show


Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 3/18/2009

Combining the epic cinematography of Planet Earth, with all the emotion, intimacy and storytelling of a wildlife diary, this series charts the effects of global climatic phenomena which transform entire landscapes, drawing in thousands of animals and determining their fate.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 3/11/2009

Season 1, Episode 5
In the intense heat of the northern Kalahari the dramatic annual flooding of Botswana's Okavango Delta turns 6,000 square miles of desert into a maze of lagoons, islands and swamps. As millions of animals are drawn to the oasis, the scene is set for one of the greatest clashes in nature.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 2/25/2009

Season 1, Episode 3
The parched grassland of East Africa's famous Serengeti plain is the arena for bitter rivalries between warring cheetahs, lions and hyenas as they struggle over meagre pickings. But with the arrival of the annual rains the plains momentarily flush green with fresh grass drawing in the greatest concentration of large animals on the Planet.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 2/11/2009

Season 1, Episode 1
As winter finally passes and the sun climbs over the Arctic, the 4,000,000 square mile ice-sheet rapidly begins to melt, revealing an archipelago of islands, channels and seas. For the masters of the ice, the polar bears, this is a moment of jeopardy but for others like the arctic fox, beluga whales, thousands of lemmings and immense flocks of birds this is the richest place on Earth.

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Premiered: February 11, 2009, on BBC One
Rating: TV-PG
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