Inside the Animal Mind

January 23, 2014
Inside the Animal Mind

Chris uncovers the surprising secrets of the animal mind with spectacular demonstrations of their abilities – how they use their senses, solve problems and socialise. BBC Two.

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The Burrowers

August 1, 2013

Ambitious natural history experiment where Chris goes underground to investigate the subterranean world of some of the UK’s most iconic animals.

Encounter with a Polar Bear

September 2, 2012
Operation  Iceberg - Polar Bear | Copyright Chris Packham

Slowly and surely its shape shifted from cosy cushion to robust predator, it rose gently without alarm and confidently padded to the top of the jagged crest that hung above our ships bow.

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Images of the Arctic

August 23, 2012
Chris Packham's view of the Arctic

An Operation Icerberg Gallery of 20 images showing the flora and fauna of Greenland – includes a deceptively tranquil view of the dangerous path the team took sailing back through a maze of icebergs.

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The camp fox

July 31, 2012

I didn’t hear him once in the two weeks that we spent together. Not a rustle, a sneeze, a whine, or even a breath. Trotting on velvet claws across the ancient landscape, he lives in a world that listens.

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Entering the “death zone”

July 24, 2012

Where maelstroms churn in anticipation of millions of tonnes of merciless ice cracking free of its mother lode and smashing all before it. Not ideal in a fragile craft whose top speed is eight knots.

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Mosquitoes and “mini forests”

July 23, 2012

Perched on our promontory camp we are drawn to gaze down upon Greenland’s Store Glacier. Our backsides have worn the crispy black lichen from the boulders, the best seats in the house.

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Chris Packham’s hopes and fears for Operation Iceberg

July 5, 2012

Chris is about to set off to the Arctic with a team of scientists and filmakers as part of Operation Iceberg. They are documenting the life-cycle of icebergs for a BBC/Discovery co-production.

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July 4, 2012
Presenter Chris Packham and Orang-utan. Borneo, Malaysia. Photographer: Adam White. Copyright: Adam White. Used by kind permission of the BBC.

Secrets of our Living Planet: Waterworlds. BBC Two, 7pm Sunday 22 July. Chris makes an epic journey from the mountain streams of Iceland to the Indian Ocean. Repeated from Tuesday.

The Magical Forest

June 29, 2012

‘Secrets of our Living Planet’ Episode 3, Sunday 1 July, 7pm BBC Two. The grizzly bear and the salmon – how the great forests of British Columbia depend upon them.