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Planet Earth - Episode 8 | BBC 2006


Published on May 15, 2017

Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Huw Cordey
Genre: Documentary

Storyline: Jungles

On 3% of the Earth's surface, the rain forest is the habitat for half our animal species, even 80% of insects. So its wildlife is most competitive, like the birds of paradise's mating, and specialized with unique relationships of predation, parasitism etc. For plants, the quest for light is key to stratification, paralleled by interacting animals eating fruits, leaves and other animals. Even the jungle cacophony is stratified. On the soil, recycling specialist like fungi restart the cycle of life. In Central Africa even herds of elephants specialize in following...

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