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Animal Battlegrounds Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

13 Episodes 2019 - 2019

Episode 1


Tue, Jun 5, 2007 30 mins

Predator and prey relationships in rivers include bears and salmon in Alaska; mayflies and trout in Britain; and kingfishers and minnows in Europe. Also: piranhas in Venezuela.

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Episode 2


Tue, Jun 12, 2007 30 mins

Desert environments are examined. Included: a spider that rolls down dunes to evade predators; hyenas that take advantage of seals on a beach. Also: rats, hawks and vipers.

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Episode 3


Tue, Jun 19, 2007 30 mins

Predators and prey in the seas include sardines herded by dolphins and coral reef fish trapped by predators. Also: the bubble-netting techniques of whales.

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Episode 4


Tue, Jun 26, 2007 30 mins

Aerial duels include a peregrine falcon pursuing a pigeon above the English countryside. Also: dragonflies.

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Episode 5


Tue, Jul 3, 2007 30 mins

An examination of wetland environments includes Africa, where flamingos play into the hands of hungry baboons. Also: archerfish shoot down prey from trees above them; alligators manipulate their environment to trap fish; black egrets create shadows to catch fish.

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Episode 6


Tue, Jul 10, 2007 30 mins

Animal duels in grasslands include cheetahs vs. gazelles in East Africa's savanna; anteaters vs. termites in South America's pampas; wolves vs. bison in the Canadian prairies; foxes vs. rabbits in Wiltshire, England.

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Episode 7

Frozen Seas

Tue, Jul 24, 2007 30 mins

How ice and snow influence the outcome of the battles fought in the frozen seas of the Arctic and the Antarctic. Included: polar bears hunting ringed seals

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Episode 8


Tue, Sep 18, 2007 30 mins

Examining the world's jungles and the three-dimensional battleground they offer for predator and prey.

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Episode 9


Tue, Aug 14, 2007 30 mins

Predators and prey in coastal environments include killer whales that lunge onto the beach in Argentina in pursuit of sea lions; and baby turtles on an Australian beach, running a gauntlet of hungry sea birds.

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Episode 10


Sat, Oct 27, 2007 30 mins

Examining predator-prey relationships on islands. Included: the Galapagos, where marine iguanas dodge hawks.

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Episode 11

Light and Dark

Tue, Aug 21, 2007 30 mins

Predator and prey relationships relative to the amount of light available. Included: lions and zebras; bioluminescent beetle larvae.

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Episode 12


Tue, Aug 28, 2007 30 mins

Examining tundra environments. Included: golden eagles target mountain hares in the highlands of Scotland, barnacle geese in Greenland's tundra use high cliffs to avoid predators.

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Episode 13


Tue, Jul 31, 2007 30 mins

Urban evironments are examined. Included: foxes compete for food at a dump in Britain; geckos hunt moths beneath electric lights in Thailand.

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