Winners and Wipeouts! Blue Peter


Winners and Wipeouts!

Lindsey joins Awesome Animation competition winner Rory on the red carpet, and Radzi gives indoor surfing a go. Get ready for plenty of wipeouts.


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Today we'll be showing you how to make

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these Big Birthday Balloon biscuits.

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All you'll need is some dough, some hard-boiled sweets

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and some wild cat poo.

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No, no, Radz, that's not for the biscuits,

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that's for a different item.

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Yeah, I knew that.

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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

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-Hello!

-Welcome to Blue Peter, and boy, do we have a lot

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packed into today's show, including me trying to do this,

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where I attempt to stand up on a bar of soap and I get very, very wet.

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As well as that, we've got the team in

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from the brand-new show Big Cats and they've brought

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some smelly stuff along with them. That's all I'm going to say.

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Well, we brought this thing along with us.

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We like to call her Shelley. She's a fab tortoise.

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There she is there. Jump onto the Fan Club and see

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if you can see her at any point in the show.

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-We might read your name out. But now she gone.

-She gone!

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As well as that, you may remember that last week we announced Rory

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as our competition winner

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for our amazing competition Awesome Animation.

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Well, that was just the start of his amazing prize.

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Here's what we got up to at the weekend.

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Back in September, we launched our Awesome Animation

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competition, which gave you the chance to create a prehistoric

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creature inspired by Aardman Animations' latest film, Early Man.

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The age of stone is over. Long live the age of bronze.

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Over 9,000 of you applied,

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making it our most popular competition in six years,

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and that meant it was tough work sifting through all the entries.

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It's difficult, isn't it? Because they're all so good.

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But the Early Man director and our head judge, Nick Park,

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helped make the decision.

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So it appears we have a winner.

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-Is everyone happy with this entry?

-Very happy.

-I think so.

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It's absolutely stunning.

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Our winner was animation super fan Rory.

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He created Spiradon, that could transform into a flower

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when it sensed danger, and the judges loved it.

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Two months later, it was time for Rory to visit

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the Aardman HQ in Bristol and enjoy the first part of his prize,

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an access-all-areas tour of the studios.

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-Rory, come on in, how are you doing?

-Fine, thank you.

-High five.

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Massive congratulations on winning this competition.

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Are you proud of yourself?

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It's amazing to be a winner out of 9,000 people.

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I just didn't expect it and it's just amazing, yeah.

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Pretty cool, isn't it?

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I think we should walk around, meet some cool people

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and see some very cool things. Do you agree?

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-Yeah.

-Come on, follow me this way.

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Some of the most popular animated films ever have been created right

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here and we were given permission to have a really good look around.

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Here we go, this is the art department.

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This is from the Early Man film.

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-Wow.

-Isn't that awesome?

-That's so detailed.

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What we found was amazing.

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There were so many hidden treasures.

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Let's have a look inside.

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-It's quite heavy, feel that.

-Wow.

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It's heavier than I thought it would be.

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And look, I've just got a whole wad of spears.

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Oh, it's pointy!

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These guys at Aardman can actually make anything.

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It's so realistic. What have you got down there?

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-What have you found?

-Oh!

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-Is that a heavy rock?

-No, it's not, it's just polystyrene.

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It's just foam.

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But that was enough poking about.

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The team here had painstakingly created Rory's Spiradon creature

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and it was time for animator Andy to reveal it.

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Let us know what you think.

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Oh, my... Wow!

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-What do you make of that, Rory?

-That is... That is amazing.

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It's, like, even better than the... Oh, wow.

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What an amazing design.

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Now it was down to Rory and Andy to bring Spiradon to life.

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OK, so you're in charge for the day,

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so let's get stuck into it, shall we?

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Stop motion animation is created by taking individual still photos,

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each one capturing a tiny change in a character's position.

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When you put these images together,

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they create the impression of movement.

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Hit the space bar.

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-OK?

-Yeah.

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For someone who is as passionate about animation as Rory,

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this is incredible to watch because you can just tell

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he is in his element.

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This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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It just goes to show why you should apply to BP competitions.

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Look where they get you.

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Stop motion takes ages, so we had to leave Andy to finish it off.

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It's Rory!

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Then it was time to reveal Rory's animation to the nation.

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Let's do it.

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ROAR!

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FOOTSTEPS THUD

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CHEERING

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-You were just watching that like, "That was amazing!"

-That is...

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Oh, I didn't expect that.

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But this story is far from over.

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Next, we're off to London to see what the stars of the film

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think of Rory's animation.

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Well, the reason Rory's here today,

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he was our competition winner out of over 9,000 people, right?

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-That is amazing.

-Wow.

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OK, so this is Rory's character.

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Wow, let's have a look.

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HE CHUCKLES

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-This is incredible.

-It's like a sort of dragon, lizard, anteater.

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-That is amazing.

-It's amazing, absolutely amazing.

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Fantastic.

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I'm seriously, seriously impressed.

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When you're making films, can I voice one of your films?

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Well, how would you voice my character?

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Maybe the character would be quite sort of grunty.

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-HE GRUNTS:

-Just going along.

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HE CHIRPS

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-HIGH-PITCHED VOICE:

-Oh, no, it's a T Rex!

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-Yeah, cos he's prey.

-Yeah, so he'd be like...

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-Yeah.

-Yeah.

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-That was quite similar to what Tom did, isn't it?

-Really?

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-Yeah, Tom was very high-voiced.

-Really?

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-When he was doing the flower?

-Yes.

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Oh, no, it's a T Rex!

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Help!

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-So I basically stole all of Tom's ideas. Maybe hire Tom.

-Yeah.

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It's so inventive, you know, the way you have it as

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a prehistoric creature and then it adapts into this sunflower design.

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It's so clever, the way it does that.

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Rory, I bet you can't believe you're actually sat here with Nick himself,

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watching your animation after all those months ago coming up

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-with this design. Does it feel great?

-Yeah, it feels amazing.

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-Do you think you want to become an animator?

-It would be amazing.

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Well, I really enjoyed doing them at home.

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Well, keep doing it and show us what you're up to.

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Oh, there you go, maybe a job at Aardman one day.

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What an amazing experience.

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But there's one last treat in store for Rory.

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We're off to the world premiere of the film and we're joined

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by the competition's top runners-up, Iona and Kate.

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What would you say to anyone watching who thinks,

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"Shall I enter a Blue Peter competition?"

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-I think just go for it and see how you do.

-Give it a go.

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What was your reaction like when you found out that you had

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actually become a top runner-up?

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I was just really amazed.

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It was just amazing.

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So, to anyone thinking of entering a Blue Peter competition

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who might be watching right now, what would you say to them?

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What's your advice?

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I'd say, you have to enter these things

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because it's fantastic prizes. It's unbelievable.

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To have my model animated, it's just fantastic.

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Rory, you are an absolute legend,

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and I know that you are going to be watching right now

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with your brother, so hello, Rory and family, you are so great,

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and your passion for animation is genuinely inspiring.

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Now, if you were watching that, thinking...

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"I wish I was a Blue Peter competition winner."

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..then look no further than our brand-new competition.

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It's a biggie.

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For Blue Peter's 40th anniversary,

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a very special hot-air balloon was built.

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This year, Blue Peter turns 60,

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and what does every good birthday party need?

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Another birthday balloon, of course.

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So we're creating a brand-new Blue Peter hot-air balloon

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for the biggest birthday celebration possible.

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Ready?

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We want you to create a design to go on the iconic

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Blue Peter galleon logo.

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It needs to be totally unique,

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and make sure it's colourful and bright.

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For more details, head to the Blue Peter website.

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The winner will get to put their mark on a piece of

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Blue Peter history.

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Your design could be on our Big Birthday Balloon.

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How cool is that?

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The answer is very, very cool.

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If you want to be within a chance of winning this amazing prize,

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you need to download and print the form from the Blue Peter website.

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Then you need to fill out all the details on page one here

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to let us know who you are.

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Once you've done that, you need to fill out this Blue Peter ship.

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Make it colourful, make it really bright and really creative -

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that is the important bit.

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After that, you need to fill out the inspirational

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Blue Peter birthday message.

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Now, you've only got 12 words that you can actually use

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in this sentence, so think carefully.

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And after that, you need to tell us

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all about your BP birthday balloon design.

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Once you've done all that - well done - you need to put your

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entries in an envelope like this and send it to the following address.

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It's nice and clear there for you, people.

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But something you do need to do

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is make sure that you use the right postage.

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For example, if you use a big old A4 envelope like this,

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you will need a large - it's that size - envelope stamp,

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so make sure you get that right or you could be disqualified.

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The closing date is Tuesday 23rd of January,

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which is next Tuesday, by the way, so hurry up,

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get designing and get involved with this amazing competition.

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I absolutely love it. And just think - your message,

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your design could be up on that Blue Peter balloon for our 60th birthday.

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It's going to be incredible.

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If you need a bit of inspiration or you're just feeling a bit peckish,

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over to Radzi and his biscuits.

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Indeed, not any biscuits, the Big Birthday Balloon biscuits.

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Feast your eyes on all their creativity, and in fact,

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if I draw your attention to that one just there,

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can you see at the very bottom of that marble effect

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there's a surprise inside? They're actually sprinkles.

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But I'll show you how to make that and much, much more.

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And in fact, for this make, all you need is the following.

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There's a little bit of a list there,

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if you want to pause on your digibox. If you want to jump online,

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all the details of course are on the Blue Peter website.

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But we're just going to get to the making.

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So we kick off with some dough.

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This dough has flour, eggs, butter and sugar inside of it.

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We've let it chill in the fridge and we've brought it out

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so now it is malleable and pliable as per a cookie cutter.

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Let's get it out. So, the cookie cutter comes out.

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This is a slightly larger one.

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I'm going to get it out here and then press it in like so.

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Just for the purposes of you guys at home seeing what I'm going to make,

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I'm going to move this dough to one side,

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but I will actually use all of it in the long run.

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I'll take a smaller cookie cutter

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and I'll then press that one down like so as well.

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Now, I'm actually not going to put that to one side because

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I'm going to use that straight away. We've got the ring of our balloon,

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then it comes to the basket, which is where we use the smaller circle.

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You can take a lot more time than I am here.

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What I do is I take that, add it to the dough,

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and keep doing that until you've used all of the dough.

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And then I'd simply put it in a baking tray

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and place it in the oven.

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The oven temperature is 180 degrees for about ten minutes,

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and they will be lovely and crisp and ready to go.

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But actually, not all of the baking is complete,

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but this for me is where the magic essentially happens

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because I'm going to take these hard-boiled sweets here,

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I'm going to place them inside,

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and if you've got more time than me,

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you will do all the rings with a hard-boiled sweet.

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Any colour will do. And I'll pop these back inside here.

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Now, when these then come out of the oven in five minutes' time,

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I cannot stress just how hot the actual hard-boiled sweet will be.

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It's called boiled for a reason - it really will be boiling.

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But we've let this one cool so I don't need to be careful,

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but please do be careful at home.

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I'll choose two colours - I'll go for orange

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and I'll go for a translucent colour.

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Put these back underneath alongside the two squares,

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which will make up the basket.

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So this is where we add our sprinkles, which is that

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added surprise that I don't think I've ever seen on a biscuit before.

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Then it comes to the melted chocolate, which acts

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as the glue to allow us to press the two biscuit rings together.

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You don't have to be posh like this, you can just ladle it on

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with a teaspoon if that's all that you've got.

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That's all I would do if I was at home in Wolverhampton.

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If I turn this over here like so, on the reverse side,

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which isn't quite as attractive in my opinion as the other side...

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What I'm also showing you is how not to use one...

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I don't even know what this thing's called, I'm from Wolverhampton!

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I don't know how to use this! It's very messy.

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Anyway, we're going to take this, I'm going to turn it upside down,

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I'm going to press it on like so with the other hand.

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You can see there's a little bit of melted chocolate,

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but do you know what? It tastes good, it does taste good.

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I'll do exactly the same with...

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I've forgotten one stage, how can I forget the stage?

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Because if Lindsey did that with her hot-air balloon,

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she wouldn't go anywhere, the balloon would go off.

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So actually, what I should have done is put the...

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HE LAUGHS

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I should have put the laces in, which act as...

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-Lindsey, thank you so much.

-Give yourself a wipe.

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I will give myself a wipe

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and I'll give myself a telling-off for not remembering the order.

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Then I do exactly the same with the basket, press it together,

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and then you will have something which looks a lot more

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like this here. LAUGHTER

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Safe to say. I think if you take a close look,

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you will see some of the detail that's gone into the icing here.

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It really is incredible.

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All the details, of course, on the Blue Peter website.

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Take more time than me, people, and be careful, because it's hot.

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Linds, I'm sorry.

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Don't be sorry, we all get messy in the kitchen, that's fine.

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Walk this away. Let's have a look at this week's big badge wall

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covered in all your glorious post. This has been...

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-Radzi is still wiping his hands.

-I am.

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Come on, this has been sent in by Hannah from Preston.

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You get a blue badge, my friend,

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because it's Shelley eating some iceberg lettuce.

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-Absolutely classic, well done.

-Linds, I've got a present for you.

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-Here's a finished one.

-Oh, thanks, Radzi.

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-It was actually Tom that did it, it wasn't me.

-Oh, thanks, Tom.

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But now draw your attention to Beth from north Ayrshire,

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who might come from a special place, Linds, north Ayrshire.

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Oh, sorry, that's where my family are from,

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but my mouth was full, so I wasn't going to say.

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Look at the detail, by the way, in this piece of post here.

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The detail is incredible.

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And as we pull wide, you can see there are seven colours

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for the seven different Blue Peter badges.

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Beth, it's got you a BP blue badge, my friend.

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Radz, check this post, are you ready? Harriet has sent this in.

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It's a... Oh! I got caught on the wall.

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But it's been sent in by Harriet and she's got her very own badge.

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But actually, Harriet, we can't send you a badge because you've

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already got a purple, a green, a silver and a blue, apparently,

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so there's nothing we can send you, but maybe,

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in a couple of weeks' time, if you're watching the show,

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there might just be a brand-new BP badge on the way.

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-I can't say anything more.

-Our lips are sealed.

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Please keep sending your post in to the usual address.

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Get it on the big badge wall or get it into the Blue Peter office.

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You might get yourself a Blue Peter badge and if you get one of those,

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you can get into over 200 attractions across the UK...

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-BOTH:

-For free!

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Now, who would like to see me face plant,

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but not when I'm doing a make?

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-Me!

-Then check this out.

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I am going surfing! Now get me on that plane.

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Well, actually,

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the beauty of this challenge is there is no travel needed.

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Because this is indoor surfing!

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It might be winter, it might be cold outside, but that doesn't mean

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that I can't catch and hopefully ride an actual wave.

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Hey!

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And it's all thanks to this machine.

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It pumps 100,000 litres of water over a bouncy rubber surface

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to create a continuous wave that's ten metres wide.

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That looks like the best fun ever.

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But this is Blue Peter, I'm going to be set a challenge, and to make

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sure I get that right, I'm going to be trained by an absolute pro.

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Say hello to Millie Clark, an indoor surfing legend.

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In 2016 she was crowned UK and European champion,

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so she should be able to help me out.

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Millie, come on over.

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That looks incredible. How much fun is it?

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It is absolutely awesome.

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What will I learn today?

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I think we'll get you started on the body board.

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-We'll do some body surfing.

-I've got one question.

-OK.

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-Will I get to stand up?

-Yes, you will.

-Yes!

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-That's the thing I'm most excited about. Will I fall?

-Yes, definitely.

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-Shall we get started?

-Let's do it.

-Let's do it, Millie.

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Right, so you want to hold your board a little bit higher than that.

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-That's it. You want it just on your hips.

-Yes.

-That's perfect.

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When you jump on the wave, make sure your elbows are on the board.

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-Elbows on the board.

-That is perfect.

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-You've got it straight away.

-Let's go.

-Are you ready?

-Yeah!

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Hips.

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Yeah!

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This feels incredible.

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You're going to push it out, arms up in the air, and then catch it again.

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Arms up, arms up!

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Yeah!

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Woo!

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With a basic trick under my belt, Millie wants me

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to try something more difficult.

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OK, this time, hands on the board.

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You're going to push it out,

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arms up in the air, then you're going to roll over

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and then bring the board back to you.

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Woo!

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I am really enjoying the body boarding

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and I feel like I'm picking it up quite quickly,

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so Millie wants me to try standing up,

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which means I need a different board.

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Your weight is going to be at the back of the board.

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You want the water to go underneath you.

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You're going to have your knees bent, your back straight.

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-Where do I look?

-You're going to look straight ahead.

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Gotcha. I like this.

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I'm going to see the wave, I'm going to feel the wave,

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I'm going to be the wave.

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Bring it on!

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Come on, Radzi, you can do this.

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Oh, dear.

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I don't know how long it was, but that was good.

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Now it's time to get a lot better.

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Just look at the concentration on my face.

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I'm trying so hard just to keep my balance.

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That's better, but I need to be able to stand up for longer than that,

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so I keep trying.

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That's it, slowly come up.

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-Slowly but surely, I start to get it.

-Good.

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My confidence is building and I'm really enjoying this.

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But now it's time to put my very basic skills,

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and I mean basic, to the test with an indoor surfing challenge.

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What could possibly go wrong?

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I have no idea how good it looks.

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I know I feel like a professional surfer,

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I don't know if I look like one.

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It's safe to say I can stand up,

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but is it enough to actually complete this challenge?

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Bring it on, baby!

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I'm going to perform a surfing routine with Millie

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and fellow top indoor surfer Chris. We are ready for our performance.

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I've got to start with a superhero 360, then a catch.

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This is the body board trick I learnt in training.

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Then Millie and Chris will perform some amazing moves

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and I'll have to finish things off with something

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I've not attempted before, an ollie,

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which is basically a jump with the board.

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Oh, dear.

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Start the water.

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First up is my superman 360.

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I need to make sure I'm nice and controlled before I start.

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Here we go.

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Oh, that was good!

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Now I need to make way for the pros.

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Just look at their control. They make this a look so easy.

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Millie nails her trick and Chris attempts to flip his board.

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Oh!

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Would you look at that?

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Then it's time for my finale.

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Can I do my ollie?

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Hold it, Radzi, hold it!

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Hey!

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OK, I know what you're thinking, it wasn't huge,

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but I stayed on my feet!

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From total novice to surfing with the pros in just one day.

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That was awesome. I say that was awesome, they were awesome.

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And did you see the size of that ollie?

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OK, it might have been a really small ollie,

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but I'll tell you what, what a day it's been.

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And indoor surfing, what a sport.

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I think Radzi did very well.

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Rather you than me, though, Radz. Sore bottom!

0:21:330:21:36

Now, if you absolutely loved Blue Planet II,

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you are going to love what is on tonight, BBC One at eight o'clock.

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It's called Big Cats and it's a brand-new natural history series.

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So, here to tell us more about this wonderful show is producer Paul

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-and camera op Sue. Hello.

-Hi.

-Welcome to the show.

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Now, episode one was on last week, wasn't it?

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And you can see these beautiful shots from the show here.

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To anyone who hasn't seen it, Paul, what's it all about?

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I'm guessing cats.

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Yeah, it's a celebration of all wildcats,

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really, from the big tigers and leopards all the way through

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to small, cuddly, cute, weird ones that people might not have heard of.

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We like cute, weird ones.

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Sue, you've filmed some incredible animals, not just cats,

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but are cats quite different to film? Are they quite tricky?

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Yeah, cats are incredibly tricky to film.

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I mean, for a start, they are amazingly camouflaged,

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they are ambush predators, so they tend to keep themselves hidden,

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and they have got these super senses, so generally

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they'll have spotted you miles before you've spotted them.

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They are just so beautiful, but they can be shy.

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Except for one that you encountered, Paul. This is quite a funny story.

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-What happened to you?

-We were filming an ocelot,

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a beautiful cat in the jungle of Costa Rica, and there was one

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that we knew we could get quite close to if we could find it.

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-Oh, they're beautiful, aren't they?

-Stunning animal.

-Wow.

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Now, we spent three days trying to find this cat

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in a patch of jungle and we couldn't see it at all.

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Then one night I went back to my tent

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and she was laying on my bed, covered in mud, eating my pants.

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We've actually got a photo of this. Have a look.

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-Look, there she is, eating Paul's pants.

-A wildcat.

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So they can be cheeky as well.

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If they don't crawl into your tent and go through your underwear,

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are there other ways of looking out for cats?

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Yeah, I mean, we tend to use a lot of local experts on the ground and

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the latest technology, but often you kind of fall back

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onto basic field craft skills,

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which I think we're going to show you a bit about now.

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Yeah, we've got a paw here, haven't we, Paul?

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Yeah, this is a very large paw of a tiger, the biggest cat,

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and you can tell a lot by looking at paws.

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This one was walking very slowly and because it had no claw marks

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around it, you can tell it was walking rather than running.

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Oh, that's amazing, all from just a paw print. It's incredible.

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You're going to put my knowledge...

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Well, not knowledge, lack of knowledge to the test now,

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-aren't you, Sue?

-Yeah, we've got three different animal calls

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and we'd like you to try and work out if you can tell which is a cat.

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OK, so is it a cat or not? That's the name of the game.

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Play along at home, do. OK, first one, here we go.

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SCREECHING

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-What do you think that is?

-I think it sounds too angry.

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It sounds like an elephant or something. I'm going to say not cat.

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Let's have a look.

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-Oh, great.

-This is actually a snow leopard calling for a mate,

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and that was really useful for our team to help them film

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-when they're out in the wild.

-Amazing.

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OK, we've got another noise. Let's hear it.

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SHORT BARKING CRIES

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-I think that's a monkey.

-Shall we have a look?

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Yeah, let's have a look, let's have a little cheeky look.

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-Hello. Oh!

-Yeah, it's a langur monkey and also a chital deer,

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-so we actually gave you two sounds there.

-That was cheeky!

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Yeah, it was a little bit.

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They're alarm calling, so they will be in somewhere like India,

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alarm calling about a tiger which might be nearby.

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Amazing, OK. Final sound, have we got time? Let's do another one.

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CROAKING

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That is not a cat.

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-Shall we have a look?

-That sounds like a hyena.

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Well, that would be a cat. Be quiet, Lindsey. What is it?

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-It's a cat, great.

-This is actually a fishing cat,

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and this is what Paul and I filmed in Bangladesh.

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And that sound, that kind of quacking sound,

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-is her calling for her kittens.

-OK.

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I wish that was the end of this item,

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but there's trays of poo in front of me and blue gloves.

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-We've saved this bit to the live show, haven't we, Paul?

-We have.

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I think it's time to get stuck in because...

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What do you mean, stuck in?

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-We've brought a nice selection of fresh poo...

-Oh, thanks, Paul!

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-..for you to have a look at.

-That's so good of you.

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It's one way we can tell that there is a cat nearby

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is by looking at its poo. You can tell an awful lot about poo.

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OK, don't play along at home if you've got cat poo laying around.

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Or if you're eating, look away.

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Put us on pause. OK, what have we got here, then?

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So, these are from Bristol Zoo. We have three samples.

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One of them is cat poo, the other two are something very different.

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I think it's good to get stuck in, have a look,

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-see what we can find out.

-Bleh! Sorry.

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Sorry, just...

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MAN'S VOICE: Pick it up!

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-Yeah, it's quite whiffy.

-I actually can't...

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We shouldn't have saved this till the live.

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Right, so this is balls of poo.

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LAUGHTER

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Some balls...

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-SHE COUGHS

-OK.

0:25:540:25:55

-This one looks a bit less cat...

-Have you farted?

0:25:550:25:58

Stop it! And this one's wet...

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SHE COUGHS

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-It's pretty strong.

-Which one's the cat poo, Linds?

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-I don't know, that one's wet.

-That's got hair in.

-I'm crying.

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-I'm going to go this one.

-Why are you touching it, Paul?

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-We've got to get in there to...

-What's wrong with you, Paul?

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I'm going to go that one.

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-Oh, no, that one. This one.

-This one here?

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Well, yeah, this is actually lion poo, and they do a great big pile.

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And what's really interesting is, if you look at it closely,

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you can see bones and hair, and that's what it's eaten,

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-so it shows it's a predator.

-Wow.

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And unlike domestic cats,

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big wildcats like to leave big piles as warnings.

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-Paul, you're wafting it around.

-I'm sorry.

-I feel really sick.

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Please tell me there's kittens on tonight's show.

0:26:420:26:44

Yeah, absolutely, there is.

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And my personal favourites, which are the Pallas's cats,

0:26:450:26:48

-which we filmed in Mongolia, they are actually gorgeous.

-Amazing.

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Thank you so much for coming in. Paul and Sue, everyone.

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And you can test your knowledge on the Blue Peter website.

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Have a look at this.

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-I'll wear it.

-Hang on, what?

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My name is Joseph Coelho. I'm a children's author and poet.

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This new chew was shaped like a shoe.

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HE LAUGHS

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Now, earlier in the show we asked you to Spot Shelley.

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The question is, where was she hiding, people? Let's take a look.

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I can still smell the poo.

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-There she was!

-The detail in that one.

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Fair play to whoever spotted it,

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and whoever spotted it is specifically JSUnicorn1.

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Well done to you.

0:27:360:27:37

On the topic of balloons, make sure, with our competition,

0:27:370:27:40

you start applying now. There really is not long left.

0:27:400:27:43

It's a purple badge takeover next week, so make sure you're watching.

0:27:430:27:46

You've come in with your comments and we have listened.

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Until then, we'll see you next week.

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I can still smell that poo. I think it's on my hands, Radz.

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-I had Brussels sprouts.

-Ugh!

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Lindsey joins Awesome Animation competition winner Rory on the red carpet, and Radzi gives indoor surfing a go. Get ready for plenty of wipeouts!


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