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Cities

Planet Earth II Episode 6 of 6

Cities are growing at a faster rate than any other habitat on Earth. They may seem an unlikely place for animals to thrive, but they can be a world of surprising opportunity. Leopards prowl the streets of Mumbai, peregrine falcons hunt amongst New York's skyscrapers, and a million starlings perform spectacular aerial dances over Rome.

In Jodhpur, langurs are revered as religious deities and in Harar, locals live in harmony with wild hyenas. Many animals, however, struggle to cope in the urban jungle. As the architects of this environment, can humans choose to build cities that are homes for both them and wildlife?

Release date:

59 minutes

Last on

Tue 9 Jan 2018 16:35
BBC Two Wales

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterDavid Attenborough
ComposerHans Zimmer
ProducerFredi Devas
Executive ProducerMichael Gunton

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