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A fresh look at some of the most supreme predators in the animal kingdom. A grizzly bear, a gannet and a chameleon compete to earn the title of Best Weapon.


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Welcome to Natural Born Hunters,

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where three of the world's top predators

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go head-to-head in a race to eat.

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To be the fittest, the healthiest and at the top of their game,

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they all need food.

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Without it, they'll die.

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We compare how they hunt

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and why eating today really does matter.

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But even for top predators, meal times aren't always guaranteed.

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Success and failure hangs in the balance.

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Three will hunt, but only one will be crowned

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today's Natural Born Hunter.

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The question is, who are you backing?

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-I'm Steve.

-And I'm Barney.

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We'll be commentating on all the action you're about to see.

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It'll be tough to pick a winner, Barney.

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They all have special weapons to catch a meal.

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Brilliant. My kind of show. Some hi-tech hunters.

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Techno-predators with impressive weapons.

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These three use their bodies in extraordinary ways

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-with some of the best weapons on the market.

-It's gonna be amazing!

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But dinner's no guarantee.

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Their prey aren't sitting ducks. In the race to feed first,

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who has the best weapon?

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Contenders, ready!

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-Wow, is that a bear behind?

-Yes, this monster is the grizzly bear.

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Anyone getting in the way of these guys will come a-cropper!

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Grizzlies have many special weapons to help them catch their dinner.

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But as weapons go, those claws are something special.

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I bet they'd rip anything to shreds with those monster nails!

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Grizzlies' claws aren't just for slicing.

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They use them for digging, fishing, even prising things open.

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If something is worth eating, the claws mean the grizzly has a chance.

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There's more to them than I thought. Who's next?

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Our second contenders are the Red Arrows of the bird world.

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-The gannet.

-They're beautiful.

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They don't look like fearsome predators.

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Looks can be deceiving. Any fish spotted by one of these guys

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is about to get harpooned.

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When they lock onto a target, they smash into the water at 60mph!

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That's incredible.

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Their bodies are the perfect design for plunge diving.

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The most dangerous time is the point of entry when the bill carves

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a hole in the water before grabbing as many fish as possible.

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It's one formidable weapon.

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Time for our final contender.

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I recognise that guy! He's a chameleon.

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That's right, a Jackson's chameleon from East Africa.

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-Not difficult to spot those three weapons!

-They're not for hunting.

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Our third contender has one very big and special weapon.

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But he's keeping it hidden. ..Oh, no he's not!

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Look at that! That tongue is nearly twice the length of his body

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-and is his most impressive weapon.

-That's weird!

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It is weird. And it's one way of getting a mouthful.

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His tongue's a mouthful on its own!

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That is one very big, if a little slimy, weapon.

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OK. Those are our three contenders.

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The grizzly bear, the gannet and the Jackson's chameleon.

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Very different hunting techniques,

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all with special weapons. What do you reckon, Barn?

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Well, the grizzly bear's claws look pretty mean

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so I think he's got the best chance.

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But a bird with a bill like an arrow and a lizard with a lasso tongue,

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-it's hard to call.

-They've all got to eat different amounts.

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To help you and everyone at home,

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this fuel gauge will show you how each hunter is getting on.

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The first contender to hit full is our winner.

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We'll find out as we recreate a day in the lives

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of our natural born hunters as they battle for the title of best weapon.

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So, who's our first contender?

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Well, this is our young grizzly bear.

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He's four years old, but big enough to look after himself.

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He's got a lot of weight to put on before winter.

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-In the next three months, he needs to double his weight.

-Double?!

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-Why so big?

-Now it's late summer and there's loads of food around.

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But in winter it's extremely cold, and food is very hard to find.

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So he needs to eat six months'-worth of food in just three months.

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-What happens if he doesn't?

-If he doesn't feed up now,

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-he won't survive the winter.

-Sounds serious. Hang on a minute,

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-what predator eats grass?

-Bears are actually omnivores.

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-So he eats omnis?

-Actually, it means they kind of eat anything.

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Animals, plants, like us. He'll eat whatever he can find.

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But now he's after some juicy roots.

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-Juicy roots don't sound full of energy.

-They're not.

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But roots and berries are easy to find

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and don't take much energy to dig out.

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To gain the weight he needs to survive winter,

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he needs ten kilograms of high-energy food today

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-and preferably meat.

-That's like 90 beef burgers!

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But in a place this big, it's not as easy as going to the Drive-thru.

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For our boy, it's time to get moving.

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This is Bass Rock in Scotland,

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-where our gannet family lives.

-There's hundreds!

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Not just hundreds, there are thousands.

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-150,000, to be precise.

-Why so many in one place?

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With no predators on the island, it's a safe place to raise a family

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-so they come back year after year.

-Looks a bit cramped, Steve.

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-What if you get rowdy neighbours?

-It may not look like it,

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but the nests are spaced out just beyond pecking distance

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to stop the majority of fights.

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This is our gannet family.

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That's our mum and her little baby chick.

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Talk about ugly ducklings! Not much to look at.

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It's hard to imagine they grow into these beautiful birds.

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But in a few years, she'll look just like our mum.

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To complete the family picture, here comes Dad!

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Who's attacking Mum!

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This is Mum and Dad being affectionate to each other.

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Gannets mate for life, building strong bonds over nearly 20 years.

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Bill waving like this is a bit like a kiss and a cuddle.

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-How much food does our family need?

-Enough to feed all three of them.

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Mum and Dad only share their food with the chick, not each other.

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The chick needs three meals a day, so they have to hunt in a tag team.

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While one's away, the other protects the chick, then they swap places.

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This is the first time I've seen parents hunting together.

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Now that Dad's here, he can feed the chick the meal he's brought.

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Where are the fish? I can't see... Oh, no, he's not! Oh, he is.

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-That's gross!

-Warm sushi may not be our idea of a nice breakfast,

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but to a chick, it's perfect.

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She has to grow 75 times bigger than when she hatched, in three months!

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Fish are packed with the oily energy our chick needs.

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But she needs a lot of them.

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My dad said I ate like a gannet. Now I know why!

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Yes, and our chick still needs another two meals today.

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Let's catch up with our chameleon.

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This is our male Jackson's chameleon.

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How do you know he's a male?

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Those three horns are the big give-away.

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I see. Only the males have them. He's like a mini triceratops!

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Well, they are kind of related to dinosaurs.

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He has a lot of feeding to do. Meals have been hard to come by.

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He's two years old, not big enough to get the best feeding spots yet.

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-How much does he need?

-He's after ten meals today.

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Ten?! That's lots. I don't fancy this guy's chances.

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He hardly seems in a rush.

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No. Chameleons use stealth to creep up on their prey.

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It's then down to waiting for the right moment

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to use that lightning-quick tongue.

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Now you know how much food each contender needs.

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Got any ideas who might win?

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The bear and the chameleon need a lot of food.

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I'm tempted to say the gannets.

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They're ahead at the moment, but as you know, anything can happen!

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Time to head back to our grizzly bear.

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Our young bear may only be four,

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but he's got a pretty old head on his shoulders.

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And he needs it because he's got a lot of food to find.

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How does he know what to eat and where to get it?

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He spent the first couple of years with his mum

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learning what to eat, how to find it and importantly, how to catch it.

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But our boy's now old enough to look after himself. It's now down to him

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to find the food he needs. So he follows his nose.

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Another special weapon?

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Yes, he can smell rotting flesh from ten miles away! He'll scavenge

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rather than hunt if he can as that means more energy from less effort.

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But there's a meal that's very much alive on the menu today.

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-Salmon.

-Look at them all.

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This time of year, the river is swimming with them

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and they're packed with energy.

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Four of these fish weigh ten kilos

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so that's how many our bear needs today.

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But bears are very territorial.

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When it comes to prime fishing spots, adults rule the roost.

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-They look seriously dangerous.

-Exactly.

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He'll have to try his luck a mile further downstream.

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-Who's that, Steve?

-That's his mum, teaching her two new cubs to hunt.

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-He can get some food from her.

-That's not gonna happen.

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Grizzly mums are very protective of new cubs.

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This food isn't for our boy, it's for the youngsters.

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-Mum lets him know he's not welcome.

-So he's on his own.

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These cubs are the only ones who'll benefit from Mum's expert hunting.

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She's taught him all she could. Life for a bear is tough.

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Our boy can only look on as his mum looks after her new family.

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Time to check out the gannets.

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Dad's just fed the chick her first meal of the day.

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Now it's Mum's turn to bring back meal number two

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and conditions look perfect.

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She must have amazing eyesight to see fish from up there.

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Sharp eyesight is critical if you're a gannet.

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She can spot a meal from 30 metres above the water.

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And something's caught her eye.

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Look, she's caught some.

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She's grabbed what she can, but not enough to head home with.

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She needs to fill her belly, which can take quite a few dives.

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Here she goes. Schoom!

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It really is like a torpedo, isn't it?

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Still not enough, though.

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Time to head back into the air and look for more.

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In Africa, our chameleon's found the perfect place for a spot of hunting.

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He needs ten insects today.

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I've got to say, Steve, he looks pretty cool.

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Did you see that?

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That was out of this world!

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And the fuel gauge is going up.

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In just one sixteenth of a second,

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-he's got meal number one.

-Incredible.

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I've never seen anything like it. He's amazing.

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It's only meal number one out of ten.

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With that tongue, it won't take long.

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The tongue is one of the greatest in the animal kingdom.

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It explodes into action at 15 metres per second,

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faster than an Olympic athlete. The tongue has ridges to grip the insect

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but he also has two types of saliva,

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one normal and one very sticky, just for the tip,

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meaning any insect sticks to it like glue

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before the tongue folds back into its mouth like an accordion.

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There it goes, number two.

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Amazing there's room for an insect as well as that tongue!

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While the chameleon's busy chomping down his second meal,

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-let's go back to our bear.

-He's found a spot to do a bit of fishing.

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Not a great one, though, because the fish are harder to catch here.

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But with less bears around, there's more chance of keeping his catch.

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A mile upstream is where the real action is

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and the big boys are wasting no time in getting stuck in!

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It looks difficult. How do they know which one to go for?

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Just lots and lots of practice.

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There's no such thing as a free meal. You need to earn your salmon,

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which is what our youngster is trying to do a mile downstream.

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I think he may need a few more lessons!

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It's not his hunting that's bad, it's the river.

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Down here, the salmon's defence is working - sheer numbers.

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There are so many, he doesn't know which one to pick!

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What does he need to look for?

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He needs to pick out the tired, the weak,

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-and the ones trapped in small pools.

-He's not getting the hang of this!

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Well, it's really no laughing matter.

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He has to pile on the pounds. If he doesn't,

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he won't make it through winter.

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He's got the weapons to catch them,

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he's watched Mum's expert hunting

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and needs to put the lessons into practice.

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I can see what's gonna happen here. Sticky tongue!

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Another demonstration of that incredible tongue!

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Steve, how does he know his tongue's gonna reach?

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Well, practice comes into it.

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Once he knows how long his own tongue is,

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he needs to judge distances.

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The best weapons for doing that are his eyes.

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Are they moving in different directions?

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Yes, so he can cover twice the area that we could.

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But that doesn't help judge distances.

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You need both eyes focused on the target. Binocular vision, like us.

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The clever part is that he can magnify the image

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for a precise distance check.

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If he gets it wrong, the seconds needed to reset the trap

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are enough for the insect to get away.

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Not this time. That was number four.

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-His eyes and tongue are a lethal combo.

-They're excellent weapons.

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But our chameleon needs a lot more meals to win the race.

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Time to check the state of play with our contenders.

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There's our bear. After a snack on roots for breakfast,

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he's found the river with all the fish, but hasn't caught any yet.

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-He still needs four big salmon.

-Exactly.

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So feeding is the top priority for him right now.

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Our gannet chick had a meal from Dad earlier.

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But she still needs another two for the day.

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Mum's busy hunting, but she needs more fish

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before she can head back with meal two.

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The gannets do have spectacular weapons,

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but that chameleon's tongue is awesome.

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He could give the other contenders a licking!

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The fuel gauges show the gannets are just ahead of the chameleon.

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Mum has a race against time.

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The fish won't be around long so she needs to catch as many as possible.

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Awesome!

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Once she uses that bill to punch a hole in the water,

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it becomes a grabbing machine.

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Diving down to 30 metres, she can hold her breath for a minute,

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giving her time to catch as many fish as possible.

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Then she's out of the water and into the air ready for another hunt.

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She doesn't mess about. That bill is quite some weapon.

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Yes, but she also has a lot of other weapons

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to make hunting a whole lot easier.

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She cruises round using her incredibly powerful eyesight

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to scour for shoals of fish. A good indicator

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of the best feeding spots are where the others are hunting.

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She locks onto the target from 30 metres up,

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tucks her wings back and drops out of the sky.

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A tenth of a second before impact, she folds her wings back completely.

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Wow! Talk about split-second timing!

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One false move and she could break her wings or even knock herself out.

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But as she folds her wings back, she uses another nifty trick

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to help her on impact.

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She inflates air sacs in her neck and shoulders.

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-She's got her own air bags!

-Not only that,

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-she also has a very thick skull.

-Like a crash helmet?

-Yes,

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so she's protected against the huge impact

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and can then start the job of grabbing the fish.

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She has all the fish she can carry.

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Any more and she won't be able to take off.

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Time to get out of the water and on her way home.

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-How are Dad and chick doing?

-Let's see.

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Dad's doing his bit protecting her.

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But she's hungry and so Mum had better get back soon.

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Then Dad can head out to get the last meal of the day.

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Now, our young bear hasn't had much luck at this part of the river.

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Looks like he's forgotten what his mum taught him

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and is confused by all the salmon.

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-Like a big fish-based system overload!

-So our bear

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needs to snare a fish using those big claws as fishing hooks.

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He's spotted something. Look at him go!

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He's making a lot of a splash but not a lot of result.

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He's stopped. He can feel something. See it in his face. He's got one.

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You're right. But what is it?

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Hang on, that's not even a salmon. It looks like a flatfish!

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Come on! That river's stocked with salmon. You can do better than that!

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Look - he's got competition as well.

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It's taken him hours to get that fish

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and now some brute thinks he can just take it! That's not fair.

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Our youngster's got a lot to learn.

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But he's learned to stay away from the big guys if they want his food.

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OK. Four meals down, but our boy still needs another six to win

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so he's not wasting any time.

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His precision shooting and perfectly still poise

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gives insects little chance of spotting him before it's too late.

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He just moved. What tongue action!

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Five meals now. Thank you very much.

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-Oh. Another meal?

-No, he's hiding!

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And that's why. This is an African harrier hawk.

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-He's looking for a lizard lunch.

-So the hunter is now the hunted.

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Our chameleon is about 20cm long, around the size of a banana.

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So he's an easy meal. But hiding behind these leaves and not moving

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I don't think he's been spotted.

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Simple yet effective.

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It's just enough. With the bird gone, he's back on the hunt.

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It's not long before he gets meal number six!

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Oh, look at him go!

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Only another four. See his fuel gauge. He's racing ahead.

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Gannet mum is on her way back to the nest

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with a belly filled with fish.

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It's taking her longer, but she's almost back.

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It looks like her chick could do with another meal. And soon.

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Here she is. Mum is back. Just time for a quick hello with Dad

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and time to feed the chick

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-some more warm sick sushi!

-It's not any easier watching it again!

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Why does she almost have to swallow the chick?

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The chick makes Mum bring up the fish by pecking at her throat.

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I know it looks pretty grim,

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but Mum can carry far more fish in her stomach than in her beak.

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So it's the most effective way to feed her.

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-Shouldn't Dad be off hunting now?

-Yes. But this intruder

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seems to be holding him up.

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-I thought they stuck to their own nest.

-This guy doesn't have a nest,

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and with little space left, he's trying to steal our gannets' home.

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-Dad has to defend his patch.

-But he still has another meal to catch.

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The intruder has nothing to lose and everything to gain.

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If he wins, it's disaster for our whole family.

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This is brutal! He's got him right round the neck!

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Oh, no, he's fallen! Tell me that's not our dad!

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No. That's the rival male.

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He's been seen off by Dad.

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We won't see him again around these parts.

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No, but that's used up some of Dad's energy and, worse, his time.

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He'd better get cracking to grab the last meal of the day

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before the light fails. Let's catch up with our chameleon.

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And number seven. Thank you very much.

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This guy is steaming ahead. He's an insect-eating machine!

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Yep. And it's all down to those super weapons and that tongue.

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And he's grabbed another one!

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-He's ace.

-Was that number eight?

-It was meal number eight.

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He's almost there, look.

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-Hang on a second - is he changing colour?

-Yes.

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-Why?

-Chameleons can change colour through special cells in their skin.

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They're constantly changing depending on light and temperature.

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-But this time, it's down to his mood.

-That won't help.

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An angry chameleon? He should be a karma chameleon!

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Oh, Barn! This is phase one of a chameleon fight.

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There's another male who wants to take over these feeding grounds.

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Our boy is telling the other guy he's not welcome.

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And that's what this colour show is about. Phase two.

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Our boy switches back to his brilliant bright colours

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and shows off those three impressive weapons

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as they size each other up. But the intruder fancies his chances

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and is matching every move.

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-Time for the third phase.

-Those horns look dangerous.

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These weapons are only used as a last resort.

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-No - he's been knocked off!

-And he's lost the best feeding place in town.

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Switching back to dark is like waving the white flag of defeat.

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Surely that's not it for our chameleon?

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I'm afraid so. He was almost there, but now he has to find a new tree.

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That'll take until sunset and then he won't be able to hunt any more.

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He was just two meals away from winning! Poor guy.

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Don't worry. Eight meals is better than he's had for a long time.

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And plenty to keep him going until tomorrow.

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One down, two to go.

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For the bear and the gannet, the battle continues.

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Our young bear still needs four salmon in order to eat enough today.

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After a very light breakfast of roots and grass,

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he managed to catch a fish after hours of trying

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only to lose it to a bigger bear!

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Our gannet family got off to a great start.

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Dad dropped off breakfast mid-morning

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with Mum bringing a late lunch.

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But a tangle with an intruding male has put Dad behind schedule

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for the last meal of the day.

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OK. Dad's found some fish with that razor-sharp eyesight.

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-He looks set to start hunting.

-No time to waste. The light is fading.

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-Straight in.

-How does he not swallow water going in?

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The bill stays firmly shut and he doesn't have any nostrils.

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-He doesn't need to smell the fish.

-Exactly.

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Eyesight is his chief weapon.

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He's straight back out

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to start another smash and grab hunt while conditions are good.

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With no luck in his fishing spot,

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our bear has moved a mile downstream to the beach.

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What about the salmon upstream?

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He's switched tactics. He's an omnivore and eats almost anything.

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He knows that there are other meaty treasures to be found here - clams.

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Very posh. Time for those special weapons to come into action.

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Exactly. He uses his claws to dig into the sand to find them.

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He's making short work of that!

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Doesn't take long to dig a hole with 15-centimetre claws!

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True! Brilliant, he's found some.

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-But clams' shells are tough to crack.

-Does he smash them?

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No. His claws can be both spades or lock-pickers.

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There's a real knack to getting in to clams.

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His claws may be big, but he's very nimble

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and can use them very precisely.

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Look, his fuel gauge is going up.

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And where you find one, you find lots of others.

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So, back to our gannets.

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Dad needs just two more good dives

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and he'll have all the fish he needs to feed the chick his last meal.

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It's amazing seeing those weapons

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-come together in a hunt.

-Just one more hunt and he can head home.

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He'd better do it quickly. There's a storm brewing. A big one.

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Hope rain doesn't stop play.

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The gannets are so close to winning.

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Yes, but our boy's been busy feasting on clams

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and he's polished his technique for opening them up.

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-Look at his fuel gauge!

-With no more clams around

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he needs to head upstream and catch one big salmon to win.

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But that means facing up to the big adult bears.

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He'd getter move quick. The gannet only needs one more feed.

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Here he goes. And he's got it.

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The last meal.

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Look at those waves!

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All that water's running down into the nest!

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He has to get back or that chick's in big trouble.

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Our young bear's made it back to the prime fishing spot.

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-Look at all those bears!

-What will he do about those guys?

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I'm hoping the bigger bears will have had enough to eat by now.

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They've fished all day. They're full.

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Here he comes.

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He's missed that one.

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Come on, fella. Patience!

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And he's missed another.

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Come on, Mr Bear!

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There are thousands of fish. He's got to have a chance.

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So this is a serious race against time now.

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Dad has to get back to Mum and our chick.

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Look at the weather - it's awful!

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But isn't he designed for life on the stormy seas?

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He is - but get a load of this guy! This is a Great Skewer.

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They're after a free lunch.

0:25:510:25:52

But they can't take them off him. He's eaten them.

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That's part of the trick of the Great Skewer.

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He's coming in after the gannet and nipping at him,

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forcing him to try and throw up that food.

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And he's just dropped something.

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Yeah, and the skewers have tucked in to it.

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So he's got to hunt another time?

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He has.

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-Back with our bear. And ooh!

-So close!

-That was so close!

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-Come on. Eyes on the prize!

-Good things come to those that wait.

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But we don't have much time to wait!

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Look at those waves!

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Our gannet is battling conditions and he needs to hunt one more time

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to try and get that last fish!

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His chick's getting cold. He's depending on him. Come on, Dad.

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Come on. You can do it.

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Look at this. There's so much salmon there.

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-Ooh!

-Yes! He's got it.

-He's got it!

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That's the one he needs.

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If he can only get that fish down.

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There's the fuel gauge. It's going up. We have our winner!

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The grizzly bear. I thank you.

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OK. Commiserations to our losers.

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Our chameleon's day ended after he lost a fight with a rival male.

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He'll be back tomorrow, putting that impressive tongue to good use.

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The storm delayed the gannet's last hunt,

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but once it's clear, he'll head back to the nest

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to make sure their chick doesn't go hungry.

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And our young grizzly bear battled the odds

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and used those incredible claws in a variety of ways.

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He's our deserved winner, earning the title of best weapon.

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Join us next time when we'll watch three more contenders

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battle to earn the title of Natural Born Hunter.

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-Until then, see ya!

-Bye!

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A grizzly bear, a gannet and a chameleon compete - when it comes to catching their dinner, they have the coolest weapons around, with some unbelievable animal gadgets. It's jam-packed with action as they race to fill their fuel gauge first and earn the title of Best Weapon. Steve Backshall and Barney Harwood commentate on all the action.


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