South East

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Duration: 30 minutes

Wildlife cameraman Richard Taylor-Jones takes us on a surprising journey through the streets of Dover and to Bluewater shopping centre, discovering the remarkable animals hidden in the most unlikely places; while Natalie Graham finds there's another side to Brighton's clubland as she tracks down the creatures of the night.

Last on

Fri 27 Sep 2013 19:30 BBC Two Scotland only

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  • Summer of Wildlife

    BBC Summer of Wildlife logo

    The Urban Jungle is part of the BBC's Summer of Wildlife which celebrates our fascinating wild neighbours.

     

    Find out more about the UK's unique and extraordinary wildlife on the Summer of Wildlife website at bbc.co.uk/summerofwildlife

  • Caddisflies' summer spectacle

    Shopping for wildlife

    Richard Taylor-Jones witnesses the caddisflies' summer mating spectacle on the River Dour in Dover.

      

    Tens of thousands of flies take off from the river with the sole purpose of mating as quickly as possible.

      

    The flies in their adult phase may only be alive for a few hours but the ensuing spectacle of them flying up and down to attract a mate is a thrilling visual experience.

      

    Watch the video feature on the BBC News website. 

  • Peregrine falcons at Bluewater

    Urban treats

    Two nesting peregrine falcons have made their home in the chalk cliffs surrounding the Bluewater shopping centre.

     

    The centre, near Greenhithe in Kent, is built in an old quarry, providing a sheltered spot for the birds.

     

    Watch a video feature from the programme on the BBC News website.

Credits

Presenter
Richard Taylor-Jones
Presenter
Natalie Graham
Producer
Vince Rogers
Director
Vince Rogers
Executive Producer
Linda Bell

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