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The Hunt

By Alastair Fothergill, Huw Cordey, Sir David Attenborough (Foreword by)

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Format: Hardback, 312 pages, BBC TV series tie-in Edition
Published In: United Kingdom, 22 October 2015
With over 240 breathtaking photographs and footage from the landmark BBC series, The Hunt captures the dramatic encounters of predator and prey in an entirely new light. Featuring the extraordinary strategies of a huge range of predators, from cheetahs and African wild dogs to killer whales and polar bears, these images and stories will revolutionise what you thought you knew about life in the wild. Whether through speed, stamina or complex subterfuge, each creature s strategy is honed to its environment and remarkable adaptations mean that the hunted often can, and do, outwit their hunters. It s a life-or-death duel where each animal s skills are stretched to the very limit. The final chapter of the book goes behind the scenes to recount the adventures of the production teams as they themselves stalk their quarry and are sometimes stalked to discover never-before-seen species and previously undocumented behaviours. From the producers of Frozen Planet and Planet Earth, The Hunt reveals in astonishing detail the most surprising and significant events in the natural world.

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From the producer of Frozen Planet, the spectacular tie-in to the BBC's landmark new natural history series.

About the Author

Alastair Fothergill (Author) Alastair Fothergill was the executive producer of The Hunt. Previous to that, he was the executive producer of Frozen Planet for the BBC a series he conceived following the success of Planet Earth, which he produced. Director of the associated feature film Earth, he has also co-directed four feature films for Disney. Alastair studied zoology at the University of Durham, joined the BBC Natural History Unit in 1983 and was appointed head of the NHU in 1992. During his tenure, he produced the award-winning series on the Antarctic, Life in the Freezer. In 1998, he stood down to concentrate on producing the hugely successful The Blue Planet. In 2012 he co-founded the independent production company Silverback Films, which produced The Hunt for the BBC. Alastair is the author of four books. Huw Cordey (Author) Huw Cordey was the series producer of The Hunt. He has been making wildlife documentaries for 20 years. Between 1996 and 2009, he worked for the BBC Natural History Unit, producing landmark series such as Land of the Tiger, Andes to Amazon, Sir Davi

EAN: 9781849907224
ISBN: 1849907226
Publisher: BBC Books
Dimensions: 28.7 x 26 x 2.5 centimetres (1.38 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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