The sky is one of the world's most challenging places to live, but across the planet an extraordinary range of animals do something we can only dream of – take to the air. Some spend their whole lives airborne, others only visit – but they all have one thing in common; they only survive by taking to the skies. SuperNature - Wild Flyers reveals their incredible adaptations, tactics and explains brand new discoveries that show how these animals have mastered the sky – and why they all need it to survive.
At the heart of the series is extraordinary animal behavior filmed in the wild, using cutting-edge camera technology to capture the action. But to fully explain how these animals take to the skies and give the audience a privileged new perspective, stylised footage shot in controlled conditions reveals action invisible to the naked eye. Computer-generated graphics also help explain the animals' remarkable powers of flight and how they work. Unique footage obtained with the help of some specially-trained animal stars and special effect techniques are used to give the audience a privileged view of what taking the sky is like. Get ready to experience the thrill of flying alongside these animals and seeing the world from their unique perspective.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Supernature - Wild Flyers - Life in the Air - Netflix
Life in the Air is a three-part BBC nature documentary series narrated by Suranne Jones, first broadcast in the United Kingdom from 3 April 2016 on BBC One and rebroadcast in the U.S. under the title “SuperNature - Wild Flyers” on PBS.
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