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Brants's whistling rats

Duration: 00:51

Following the rains and flower bloom, the Brants's whistling rat must make the most of the bumper harvest while it's still around. All this food also attracts some unwanted predators, so it's safer to take her babies with her on her foraging missions.

Available since: Mon 8 Jun 2009


Patrick MORRIS
Fergal KEANE
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Alastair MACEWAN
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Wild Africa DESERTS

From the Southern Namib desert to the Karoo,Kalahari and Sahara desert in the North,we see how Africa's climatic patterns have shaped the nature of life.

First broadcast: 21 Nov 2001

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