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Last stand of the giant starfish

Duration: 03:32

At Rothera Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula, researchers study how animals are adapting to the changing environment.

The waters around the Antarctic Peninsula have been warming, and these cold-adapted animals are feeling the heat.

Available since: Tue 20 Dec 2011


Series Producer
Vanessa Berlowitz
David Attenborough
David Attenborough
Dan Rees
Barnaby Taylor

This clip is from

Frozen Planet On Thin Ice

7/7 David Attenborough investigates the effects of rising temperatures at the polar regions.

First broadcast: 07 Dec 2011

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