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Autumn

Episode 2 of 4

Every year, spectacular seasons transform our planet. This special explores the drama of autumn and how life on earth adapts to the vast changes that occur as winter approaches.

Every year, spectacular seasons transform our planet. As they sweep across the world, they drive all life on earth, bringing huge opportunities and great challenges to everything. This special, narrated by Andrew Scott, celebrates the drama of autumn and how animals and plants deal with the new challenges it brings.

This is the time of year that brings the world's most spectacular transformations. With winter fast approaching, life has to get ready and that means feeding up while you can, fighting for the last chance to breed and rushing to grow up before the cold returns. While chipmunks and beavers dash to stash their winter supplies, many animals from musk oxen to beetles have to battle for mates and young gannets must face life's first dangerous challenges.

59 minutes

Last on

Sat 9 Oct 2021 10:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator Andrew Scott
Series Producer Mary Summerill
Producer Lucy Smith

Broadcasts

  • Sun 25 Sep 2016 17:35
  • Wed 3 Oct 2018 15:45
  • Wed 3 Oct 2018 16:15
  • Wed 27 May 2020 09:00
  • Sat 9 Oct 2021 10:00

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