Andean hillstars

The effects of high altitude up on the Altiplano are felt most keenly at night. The thin air doesn't retain heat very well, so the temperature plummets. Andean hillstarts are able to survive by slowing their metabolism to a state almost like hibernation.

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Role Contributor
ProducerTim SCOONES
NarratorFergal KEANE
Camera OperatorKeith BRUST
Camera OperatorJim CLARE
Camera OperatorStephen DE VERE
Camera OperatorKevin FLAY
Camera OperatorRobert FULTON
Camera OperatorCharlie HAMILTON-JAMES

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