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The Natural World


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Sulawesi: an Island Bewitched
Lying at the heart of Indonesia in South-East Asia is an exotic island of lush jungle, smouldering volcanoes, burning black beaches and vivid coral gardens that is underthreatfrom human rapacity.
Sulawesi was created by the collision of the Asian and Australasian land masses, and as a result two distinct sets of animals were brought together and produced unusual hybrids, 98 per cent of which are unique to Sulawesi.
There are weird and wonderful species, from crested monkeys, giant snakes, birds that incubate their eggs with the heat of volcanoes, to bizarre pigs whose twisted tusks cut into their cheeks - many of them caught on camera forthe first time by Emmy Award-winningfilm-maker Andrea Florence.
These animals are notjust comical oddities. They play a vital role in regeneratingthe island by spreading the seeds of the trees. But nature's most powerful enemy - the human race - is threatening to upset the balance of nature in a thoughtless pursuit of wood forfumiture, animals as trophies and gold. Narrated by Ian Holm.
Producer Andrea Florence ; Executive producer
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Unknown: Andrea Florence.
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Producer: Andrea Florence

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