The Living mountains

United Kingdom, 1972

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Episode number 5 of Series “The Web of life”.
Looks at some of the strange plants seen on a journey from the shores of the Caribbean in Venezuela to the moorlands and peaks of the Andes Mountains, then across the world to Mount Kenya, with its weird giant plants and tiny sunbirds. Shows how plants and animals survive in extreme conditions and also indicates that today the seemingly invulnerable mountains are less secure from human intrusion.

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producer

Richard Brock

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

British Petroleum

Duration

00:30:43:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1972

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The Web of life

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The Web of life

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