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Project Earth - California Unknown Beauty - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Everyone's heard of California, but this documentary showcases the state's natural beauty and wildlife. It has a fascinating range of geographical features and is home to many unique species of animals.

Project Earth - California Unknown Beauty - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Kelp is a fascinating plant. What we see on the surface has little in common with what's actually there. Californian harbor seals are mammals but they do a lot of hunting underwater.

Project Earth - California Unknown Beauty - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Every fall, the monarch butterflies migrate back to their breeding grounds in California. These fascinating and stunningly beautiful creatures weigh only a gram, yet travel extraordinary distances to complete their lifecycle. In the early spring, deep in the Yosemite valley, the sun warms the wet ground, forming clouds of misty fog.

Project Earth - California Unknown Beauty - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Alive since ancient times, the giant sequoia trees stand colossal and majestic. Deep in the valley, a pair of coyote hunt in the winter snow, while in the Mojave Desert, Joshua trees and cactus plants have adapted to survive the searing heat.

Project Earth - California Unknown Beauty - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Life can be hard in the Californian desert, but many plants and animals are adapted to survive the hot, dry conditions. Jackrabbits, owls, hummingbirds, and the green stick tree all thrive in this harsh climate as they wait for the rare blessing of rain.

Project Earth - California Unknown Beauty - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The harbor seals gather in a sheltered cove to give birth. But even hidden from predators, there is no guarantee of survival, and we witness the tragic death of one newborn that gets trapped in its amniotic sac. Within a few hours, the pups that survive the birth are already into the waves, getting to know their new watery world.

Project Earth - California Unknown Beauty - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Off the coast of California, an island of floating kelp provides refuge for fish in the open waters. The many small fish then attract larger species, including the ocean sunfish that seek relief from their parasites, and the predatory blue shark.

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