Namib Desert

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Episode 9 of 13

Duration: 30 minutes

Steve Backshall takes us on a journey to the oldest desert in the world, the Namib in south west Africa, where the treacherous Skeleton Coast sees freezing waters meet a sea of spectacular dunes. With temperatures regularly reaching 60 degrees and with little to no rainfall, the animals that live here have to be tough. Steve tracks down these amazing animals, showing the clever tactics that each employs to combat the heat, before revealing the unique secret that allows life to survive here at all, in such a harsh environment.

Credits

Narrator
Steve Backshall
Series Producer
Doug Mackay-Hope
Executive Producer
Wendy Darke
Executive Producer
Cerys Griffiths
Executive Producer
Nick Shearman
Producer
Chloe Pearne

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