Deadly Pole to Pole

July 2015

July 26, 2015

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Steve discovers the deadliest animals that ever walked the earth - the dinosaurs.

July 25, 2015

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This programme is dedicated to one very iconic Deadly species, and Steve's favourite animal - the wolf. Steve travels to a wolf conservation centre to come nose-to-nose with some wolves and demonstrates how their incredible senses make them such formidable hunters. We look back over Steve's past encounters with wild wolves - from his epic search for grey wolves in snowy Yellowstone, to his quest to see the rare Ethiopian wolf and critically endangered red wolf, taking a look at man's complicate...

July 19, 2015

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Steve takes a look at the incredible world of reptiles.

July 12, 2015

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Steve Backshall and his crew explore the elemental furies of fire, ice, water and wind.

July 11, 2015

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Steve Backshall discovers how animals survive subzero temperatures.

July 5, 2015

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Steve Backshall visits the Bahamas, Hawaii and Mexico to swim with sharks.

July 4, 2015

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Steve's journey finally comes to an end at the land of extremes. The least inhabited, remotest, highest, driest, coldest and windiest continent on the planet. This is Antarctica. It's a place Steve has waited a lifetime to explore and it doesn't disappoint. In mind-numbingly freezing conditions he explores the rarely seen underwater world of an iceberg, he has a touching encounter with a group of humpback whales and fulfils a lifetime dream by diving with one of the greatest predators of these ...
June 2015

June 28, 2015

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Steve and the crew are nearing the end of their epic global adventure as they reach the icy shores of South Georgia, the last stop before Antarctica. After a five day sail, through some of the roughest seas on earth, they are rewarded with some truly extraordinary wildlife encounters. Steve has a surprise encounter with some enormous battling elephant seals, finds a bizarre giant underwater crustacean and walks amongst one of the largest colonies of king penguins in the world before getting the...

June 27, 2015

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Steve Backshall arrives on the remote and rugged shores of Bird Island. It's taken four hard days of sailing through some of the roughest seas on Earth, but the journey is well worth it as Steve discovers an island packed with stunning wildlife. The wandering albatross, with the largest wingspan of any bird, does its dazzling courtship display just fingertips away from Steve while giant petrels and skuas, two birds with fearsome reputations, tussle to be the next Deadly contender. Steve also ge...

June 21, 2015

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Steve travels to the remote and wild Falkland Islands where he meets an animal never before featured on Deadly - the pugnacious and tough rockhopper penguin. Steve joins them as they leap onto land, returning from the some of the roughest seas in the world. He then journeys to a secluded island where the grass grows higher than your head, to begin a heart racing search for a one of Falkland's largest predators - the mighty southern sea lion. Finally, he meets up with the local bad boys, the str...