Chris visits the town that was brought to a standstill by a swarm of flying insects, as well as meeting the polar bears whose bizarre friendships shocked a community and the sleepless residents kept ...
Chris looks at some of the most extraordinary behaviours and extreme adaptations that animals have developed to survive. He discovers the secret of a frozen frog that can bring itself back to life, ...
Chris Packham unpacks the strange fiction facts behind what really happened. Chris looks at the events that stop people in their tracks, invade the human world and disrupt everyday lives. He travels ...
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Each episode explores the wildlife on an island or archipelago, where evolution resulted in remarkable diversity. The island are in different oceans and conditions, and whether isolated or ... See full summary »
Whilst these shows are a dime a dozen - collecting and combining crowd-sourced video and stories - this one is somewhat interesting for me, especially the inclusion of the Sydney Red Dust Storm.
But, whoever chose to use Chris Packham (or maybe that should be Chwis Packham) to narrate it made a massive mistake in that decision. I completely understand that different people have different accents, dialects and some people live with speech impediments, but having someone narrate this series with a stereotypical English "r" > "w" speech impediment makes it extremely annoying and difficult to follow.
I spend a good chunk of my time trying to figure out whether he means "wings" or "rings", for instance, which just grates on your nerves after a while.
Like I said, interesting show, but Chris really needs to think about pursuing another career, as does the person who chose him for this series.
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