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Hot spring snakes

Duration: 02:10

Having probably not come into contact with many people in this remote place, the hot spring snakes were surprisingly unafraid of the crew. Harmless - and even inquisitive - one wrapped itself around the camera, presumably enjoying the additional warmth.

Available since: Fri 22 May 2009

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Wild China Tibet

3/6 A look at the vast Tibetan plateau, one of the world's most remote places.

First broadcast: 25 May 2008

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