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#SevenWorldsOnePlanet Behind-the-scenes #EarthOnLocation. Share your stories #EarthCapture This is a page from BBC Studios who help fund new BBC programmes.

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These scientists are on a quest to spot asteroids before they hit Earth. ☄️

In Morocco, this concentrated solar power plant, the largest in the world, creates green energy 24hrs a day. #PerfectPlanet 

The early bird catches ALL of the worms! ?⁣ The South Island takahē is a flightless bird indigenous to New Zealand. Thought to be extinct, the species was re-discovered in 1948 and there are now just over 400 takahē birds in New Zealand.⁣ ⁣ #EarthCapture  by Douglas Thorne

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Actual footage of me hiding from my problems. ? #SevenWorldsOnePlanet 

A tight squeeze! ?⁣ ⁣ Weighing just 150g, Siberian flying squirrels (Pteromys Volans) are native to frosty forests across mainland Asia and parts of Europe. These nocturnal animals reside inside trees, favouring aspen, birch and alder trees. #EarthCapture  by Bonny Animal⁣

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After travelling almost 4,000 miles to their new home at Chester Zoo, these ‘dancing’ lemurs are already showing off their moves! 🕺

The story behind that haunting image... #WorldOceansDay 

When you realise you're overdressed 🤦‍♀️⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ A peacock's eye-spotted iridescent tail is used during courtship displays and mating rituals. These feather trains expand to form a brilliant fan to impress a female mate. ⁣⁣⁣ #EarthCapture  by Aarzoo Khurana

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Happy #InternationalCatDay ! Who knew deadly could be so cute! The black-footed cat is the deadliest wild cat in the world ?

Adaptation in action. Look closely... that is not a spider. ? The spider-tailed horned viper was only discovered recently and has been seen in Western Iran. #SevenWorldsOnePlanet 

Cautiously stepping into 2021 like... #NaturalWorld 

The wood frog freezes during the winter months and its heart completely stops beating. As the sun reappears, over a period of 12-24 hours, the frog will thaw and come back to life. Pretty neat, huh? ? #PerfectPlanet 

That's certainly one way to get from A to B. ?? #WorldOctopusDay 

The absence of sea ice in the Arctic is closely connected to the melting of permafrost, according to a new study. ❄️

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