Lake Baikal life

The cold here could kill someone in under a minute. The cameraman wore a dry suit and poured boiling water over his regulator before diving to stop it freezing. The seals are extremely shy, so the cameraman had to position remote cameras along a predicted route from their ice lairs. These are the first images of the Baikal seals under the ice.

Release date: 27 May 2009

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Key talentDavid Attenborough

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