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The Living Isles

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A ten-part natural history of Britain and Ireland
Presented by Julian Pettifer The epic story of the wilderness and wildlife of our islands from Ice Age to motorway age. 1: After the Ice
The magnificent golden eagle takes us to the coldest peaks of Scotland where Ice age animals still survive. Here Arctic hares box, snow buntings raid scraps from skiers and beetles scavenge deep-frozen insects. In cold northern lakes frogs breed under the ice, goosanders dive for arctic fish and even Loch Ness reveals an Ice Age creature. Producer JOHN DOWNER Executive producer PETER CRAWFORD BBC Bristol (R)
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Presented By: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Peter Crawford

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