This is easily, hands-down, the most beautiful, stunning picture we've seen yet on the format, displaying razor-sharp details in every frame. Attenborough's narration puts everything in perspective. You simply cannot get such quality through a streaming service. Do like I did, just keep both! Like crazy pole dancers, Grizzly bears comically scratch their backs on trees whilst a bobcat struggles to hunt for ducks without getting its feet wet. It took another three months for the series to reach our shores, with U.
This is the first time four snow leopards have been filmed at one time as they mate, hunt, and fight, making it the most complete film of snow leopard behavior. For approximately fifty minutes, each episode mesmerizes and has us glued to the edge of our seats with one spectacular display after another, showing the incredible proficiency with which these accomplished creatures battle the elements. In another scene, a baby spider monkey holds a branch for dear life with its tail, and we watch in suspense as father races to catch its offspring in the nick of time. Did you find this review helpful? Greetings, There are some decent titles out there Todd. The extraordinary creatures that live here must survive the most hostile seasons on the planet.
But, after awhile, you don't seem to notice it. Journey to the four corners of the globe to discover the extreme forces that shape life in each of these iconic landscapes and the remarkable ways animals manage to overcome the challenges of surviving in the wildest places on Earth. There are some passing comments here about human encroachment and climate change intruding into animal habitats, boxes that apparently must be ticked off today in any politically correct nature documentary. I would recommend this to a friend. We'll update the list above as more compatible sets are added. Looks like regular blu ray for me unless I can get the U.
I was bored by what they were playing. And, never filmed before, a tiny bat takes on one of the world's deadliest scorpions just to get a meal. In total the crew was on location for 16 weeks, and the camera traps were in the field for 15 months deployed along trails and scenting rocks used by the leopards. I think every single episode had at least one moment that made me pause playback and just stare at the screen in awe. The edges of fluffy clouds against the blue sky come with an ecstatic glow and a radiant luminosity.
In fact, examples are shown where humans can actually enhance natural habitats, either accidentally or deliberately. There is no consistency and this happens in all episodes. Shots will quickly go from high-end to low-end, making the problems much more obvious. One of my very favorite 3d experiences and I just can't go back to 2d on this particular title. Grasslands Grasslands cover one quarter of all land and support the greatest gatherings of wildlife on Earth.
The fur coats of various animals are remarkable to behold with lifelike realism, showing the sometimes rough texture of individual hairs, while the microscopic edges of insects' exoskeletons are resolute. Every day they have to face fierce stormy seas that batter them against the rocky cliffs as they try to get on and off the island to go out on their vital daily fishing trips. The Beeb added a , but this is the first time you'll be able to see entire episodes. Disc two contains Deserts, Grasslands and Cities. The same goes for insects with slightly pearlescent wings, or the iridescent feathers of a hummingbird. But it's more than just great demo material.
The picture quality will knock your socks off. The slowed-down shots of stormy weather show off the shifting levels of energy within individual lightning bolts. It just looks ridiculous in a good way. Region A: North America, Central America, South America, Japan, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. But what they stumbled across was far more dramatic: a pair of resident goshawks that had learned to wait around the waterholes and grab the grouse as they land.
The sheer, unadulterated will to live is truly astounding. In short, the only downside to this release is that your guests might just want to binge watch all six hours. This may be the best that the gopro footage has ever been seen. Very much appreciate the rec! There a few softer scenes scattered throughout, very likely due to the camera being for a particular shot, but they are too far and few in between to hurt the overall score and the doc's most astonishing moments. Without having to hammer the point, Sir Attenborough entertains his audience with harrowing stories while the stunning photography nudges thoughts on the need to ensure the survival of both Mother Nature and all her creatures. Collaborating with scientists in Bristol and Israel, this is the first time this behavior has been filmed. From eye-to-eye encounters with incredible creatures to epic journeys through breathtaking wildernesses, experience the wonder of the natural world as never before.