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Ingenious Animals Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

4 Episodes 2018 - 2018

Episode 1


Thu, Sep 1, 2016 60 mins

In episode one, we explore the incredible world of animal intelligence. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is in Florida to investigate a very unexpected relationship between a dangerous predator - the alligator - and a gentle giant - the manatee - which is changing our understanding of these creatures and has animal intelligence experts baffled.

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Episode 2


Thu, Sep 8, 2016 60 mins

This episode explores the amazing bonds that animals have with each other and looks at some of the remarkable relationships they can have with humans. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is in Costa Rica looking at team spirit in capuchin monkeys. Biologist Patrick Aryee finds out how vultures are saving lives. Zoologist Lucy Cooke is in the US, discovering the medicine that may improve a rare pig's relationship problems.

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Episode 3


Thu, Sep 15, 2016 60 mins

This episode investigates the strange world of animal communication. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is in Austria, where scientists are interpreting the howl of the wolf and asking if they really deserve their 'big bad' reputation. Zoologist Lucy Cooke discovers the communication skills required to persuade a penguin - raised by people - to swim.

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Episode 4


Thu, Sep 22, 2016 60 mins

This episode explores the anatomical secrets of some of the most fascinating animals on the planet. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is in the French Alps to find out how one man's understanding of an eagle's abilities could help him save it from extinction. Giles Clark is in Australia meeting a kangaroo that is more at home climbing in the trees than hopping through the outback.

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