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Diving elephants

Duration: 01:38

In some of the larger clear channels of the Okavango, currents sweep sediments away ensuring fantastic water clarity. At great risk of being trodden on, and using the HD camera in an underwater housing, the cameraman dived right amongst the herd to capture these wonderfully charismatic elephants as they revelled in waters they'd trekked so far to reach.

Available since: Tue 26 May 2009

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Planet Earth From Pole to Pole

1/11 Following the sun's seasonal journey and how it affects the lives of all creatures.

First broadcast: 02 May 2006

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