Megapode birds

Megapode birds have an unusual strategy for rearing their young. They dig deep into volcanic ash to lay their eggs, using the warmth of the volcano to incubate them at the correct temperature. When they hatch, the young are fully feathered and already able to fly.

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Role Contributor
Key talentGeorge McGavin
Key talentSteve Backshall
Key talentGordon Buchanan
DirectorJonny Keeling
ProducerSteve Greenwood

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