Mutant Planet, Season 1Closed Captioning
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Mutant Planet the series goes in for a closer look and reveals how the magic of evolution & the forces of nature have together shaped eccentric animals, eclectic lifestyles, and unorthodox patterns of behavior. Set in present day, each episode leaps back in time to reveal the geological & evolutionary forces which have resulted in extraordinary creatures. Mutant Planet uses the latest technologies to cast a spotlight on six far corners of the planet.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoNew Zealand||New Zealand is a fairytale archipelago with a turbulent geological past. A land with astonishing creatures: flightless birds, night dwellers, living fossils. Evolution has run wild on this isolated land, producing some of the world's most unusual animals.||43:33||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoAustralia||Australia is a floating laboratory whose ancient geological past and changing climate have triggered mutations in the animals here, culminating in over 200 species of bizarre pouched marsupials, which are all equipped with astounding survival features.||43:38||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoBrazil's Cerrado||On Brazil's ancient Cerrado grassland a community of eccentric creatures are all inter-dependent, and all life revolves around the landscape of mysterious mud-caked monoliths.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoAfrica's Rift Valley Lakes||On the shores of Africa's Rift Valley Lakes a troop of chimpanzees provides an astonishing evolutionary counterpoint to the amazing story of small fish living beneath the surface, in a species pressure cooker, unlike anywhere else on the planet.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoMadagascar||The land of lemurs, an ancient primate family that evolved from only one small group which arrived on the island more than 60 million years ago. For them Madagascar became the land of evolutionary opportunity and today there are almost 100 living species.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoJapan||Isolated from the Asian mainland, Japan's animals have been forced to endure the most violently active islands on earth in a climate of extremes. Animals cast away on these outcrops must find innovative ways to overcome periods of starvation.||43:08||$1.99||View in iTunes|
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fascinating....interesting....excellent photgraphy.... Planet Earth and Blue Planet fans will find these episodes well worth viewing
awesome - hope HD version comes soon
Loved it on TV. even better re-watching it. Just wish it was in High Def, as it was broadcast. but still, worth the 9 bucks for 6 episodes.
I was absolutely fascinated by this series. I agree, it should have been in HD, and I hope there are more seasons in the future. One of the better documentaries on nature and evolution.