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Greece - The Wild Side Series
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- A co-production by ORF, NDR, ARTE and wega Film in association with BMBWK
- Universum > NatureUniversum > WildlifeNew Releases > UniversumHighlights
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- Made for TV
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- General Audience
Part I: The View From The Gods
Part II: Surrounded By Blue
Greece is a land of unique contrasts, craggy mountains and lush forests, with wild animals that have disappeared from the rest of Europe, enjoying archaic relationships – and seemingly the special powers of Greek Gods!
Part I takes us to isolated places like the Vikos Gorge – Europe’s Grand Canyon – where western rock nuthatches make perfect bottle-shaped nests out of the insects they catch! Beneath the sky-high Meteora monasteries two male Egyptian vultures fight over the last female; while down below the extraordinary Sheltopusek, a bizarre legless lizard, hunts exotic insects.
Part II Chameleons on land, cuttlefish in the water: the astonishing colour-changing heroes of the Greek Islands with their startling hunting, mating and reproduction strategies. Add the snakes that snatch migrating birds stopping for a drink and a rest, and the valley in Rhodes where butterflies coat the rocks and trees, and lizards hoover them up ...
Cast & Crew
- Stephan Krasser and Johannes Berger