Desert specialists

Springboks are the most successful desert antelopes in Africa. Their coats can reflect solar radiation and they can sweat easily to offload heat. They never need to drink as they can get all the moisture they need from the plants they eat. But springboks need to be wary. Cheetah also evolved in the desert and are equally successful here. Jumping 2m, the springbok can signal a warning to others in the group that danger is nearby.

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Role Contributor
ProducerPatrick MORRIS
NarratorFergal KEANE
Camera OperatorJohn BROWN
Camera OperatorMartyn COLBECK
Camera OperatorAlastair MACEWAN
Camera OperatorRolando MENARDI

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