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The wildlife documentary series with David Attenborough continues with a unique and intimate glimpse into the secretive lives of mountain-dwelling animals.

The great mountain ranges are some of the planet's most spectacular landscapes, but they are unforgiving places to live in, and only a few animals have what it takes to live at extreme altitude. Mountain animals are amongst the most elusive in the world, and this film provides unique and intimate glimpses into their secretive lives.

Witness the moment four snow leopards come together when a mother and cub become trapped between two rival males. Join grizzly bears as they dance against trees to rub off their winter fur and soar with golden eagles hunting amongst Europe's snow-capped peaks.

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59 minutes

Last on

Wed 3 Jan 2018 16:15

Music Played

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

  • 00:45

    Grim Reaper Players

    Heavy Gusting Wind (Stormy Night)


Role Contributor
Presenter David Attenborough
Composer Hans Zimmer
Producer Justin Anderson
Executive Producer Michael Gunton


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