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The Last Paradises
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How did the Rocky Mountains come into existence? And what about the Grand Canyon? The Last Paradises is a documentary series focusing on beautiful places on Earth, and this episode is all about America's National Parks. Stunning photography and compelling narration make this series very appealing to a wide audience.

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The Last Paradises - The Alps - Realm of the Golden Eagle - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

In winter, Europe’s greatest mountain range, the Alps, lies blanketed by snow and ice. For the majestic golden eagles, who make these remote and impressive peaks their home, these are hard times, and food is scarce. But one eagle is lucky: An avalanche results in an unexpected meal.

The Last Paradises - The Alps - Realm of the Golden Eagle - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Under the ice, the water of the Alpine lakes never freezes, and fish can survive the harshness of winter. In February, eels and other fish species are spawning, depositing the eggs that will give life to their next generations. Along fast-flowing mountain streams, ice doesn’t form, and the dipper dives in search of invertebrates, crustaceans, and other tiny prey.

The Last Paradises - The Alps - Realm of the Golden Eagle - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

As spring arrives in the mountains, the first flowers appear with the sun, and the chamois descend the slopes in search of the first few blades of fresh grass. The ravens are feeding a brood of noisy youngsters, and, high up on an unapproachable crag, Biker the eagle sits on her nest.

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