Penguins - Spy in the Huddle

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Penguins - Spy in the Huddle follows a rookery, a.k.a. a colony of real live penguins, and their everyday life. The show deploys over 50 spy cams all through out the penguins' living quarters. The show follows the characteristics of the rookery for one full year, studying the everyday lifestyle, which includes the young, the lovers and the enemies of the penguins.

PBS
1 Season, 3 Episodes
April 14, 1995
Nature Documentary & Biography
8.5/10
Cast: David Tennant, Peter Drost
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Penguins - Spy in the Huddle
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Penguins - Spy in the Huddle Full Episode Guide

  • The emperor penguins are infiltrated by impostors while they attempt to feed their offspring.

  • Male emperors form an identity parade before exchanging their newborns with the returning females who then huddle to protect their offspring from severe weather conditions. On the Falklands, rockhopper chicks meet some unruly neighbours. Predatory vultures are seen off by a penguin army

  • Penguins are recorded with 50 spy cameras in the freezing Antarctic and the scorching tropics. To get to their breeding grounds, emperor penguins cross a frozen sea, and on the way during a blizzard one gets separated from the rest.