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Amur leopards

Duration: 01:59

With fewer than 50 Amur leopards left in the wild, finding them and filming at close quarters is next to impossible. Weeks of patience on a rickety platform high in the canopy of an oak tree paid off when the mother and cub finally emerged from their lair hidden on one of the steep forest ridges.

Available since: Fri 29 May 2009

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Planet Earth Seasonal Forests

10/11 David Attenborough reveals the greatest woodlands on earth.

First broadcast: 03 Dec 2006

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