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Secret Forests

Episode 2 of 3

Nature series on tiny wildlife. A chipmunk faces rivals and predators, while a juvenile tree shrew, forced into the jungle, has to find food and escape a python.

This is the story of two tiny animals coming of age.

In the wild woods of North America, a young chipmunk is gathering a vital store of nuts ahead of his first winter - in his way are ruthless rivals and giant predators.

In the steaming rainforest, a young tree shrew is forced deep into the jungle to find food. She must draw on all her intelligence and agility if she is to escape the ultimate jungle predator - a reticulated python!

59 minutes

Last on

Thu 28 Jan 2021 15:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    James Newton Howard

    The Healing

  • 00:04


    Hi Hater

  • 00:27

    John "Rabbit" Bundrick


  • 00:31

    Johnny Daukes


  • 00:41


    Thousand Words

  • 00:58

    John Barry

    We Have All The Time In The World


Role Contributor
Narrator Stephen Fry
Producer Verity White
Series Producer Mark Brownlow
Executive Producer Michael Gunton


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