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Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 10: Giant Otter

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Adventurer Steve Backshall heads to the awesome flooded rainforests of the Amazon. It all kicks off in a flash when the crew spot a group of rare giant otters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 9: Spectacled Caiman

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Steve explores the Argentinean marshes, and goes fishing with a spectacled caiman to investigate whether these ancient reptiles deserve their deadly reputation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 8: Tokay Gecko

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Steve is in Thailand in search of one of the world's deadliest climbers, the tokay gecko. He attempts to demonstrate its hunting abilities by scaling a nearby building. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 6: Black Tipped Shark

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Steve Backshall braves the big waves of the Durban Coast to get up close and personal with a pack of 30 hungry blacktip sharks, which get too close for comfort. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 7: Vultures

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

In Namibia, Steve and the team try a bizarre experiment to get close to wild vultures. Operation Vulture is a massive success, attracting over 100 sharp and hungry beaks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 11: Orca

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

In this truly unbelievable encounter Steve kayaks with killer whales, but even he gets the surprise of his life when a whole group of them start breaching all around him.

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 15: Humboldt Squid

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

The Deadly 60 crew take to the water in Mexico's Sea of Cortez in search of a monster of the deep; the humboldt squid. Steve takes no chances and wears chain mail. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 16: Stellar Sea Lion

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Steve goes diving with the truly awesome stellar sea lion, an experience he thinks is more dangerous than diving with sharks, and they start nibbling his wet suit. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 17: American Crocodile

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Steve Backshall heads deep into the jungle to search out the best that Costa Rica has to offer, and Steve has a battle with a 3-metre American crocodile. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 18: Tarsier

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

After the sun goes down in the jungle of the Philippines, the Deadly 60 crew go in search of the tarsier, a pint-sized predator who eats his insect victims head-first. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 19: Boa Constrictor

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

A planned run-in with a giant boa shows Steve just why they're considered deadly. The snake tightens its grip until Steve decides that enough is enough. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 20: Giant Pacific Octopus

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Steve is in British Columbia, coming face-to-face with a giant Pacific octopus. Armed with a vicious beak, the octopus makes light work of a crab's shell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 1: Black Eagle

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Wildlife shorts. In this aerial encounter Steve gets airborne, paragliding with the incredible black eagle. Unlike the eagle, Steve comes down to earth with a bump.

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 2: Chimps

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

The Deadly 60 crew are on a mission to find our closest cousins, the chimpanzees. Steve catches up with them as they feast in a fig tree, before trying to follow them. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

Deadly 60 Bites

Series 2

Episode 3: Gorillas

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Steve and the crew are high up in the Virunga Mountains, spending an hour with huge mountain gorillas. One cheeky gorilla tries to show Steve who is the boss. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
Scott Alexander
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke