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Steve experiences killer cold and discovers how animals in the frozen corners of our planet survive sub-zero temperatures. Heading to an extreme environments aboratory, Steve is stripped to his underwear in a huge freezer and plunged into a swimming pool of chilled water to see what happens to his body in these extreme conditions. How will Steve match up to the cold specialists in the natural world?

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Series 1, Episode 15

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Steve travels to Guadalupe Island, where he dives into the crystal clear waters and swims with the fearsome great white shark and their prey - Guadalupe fur seals. 15/31

Series 1, Episode 15

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Steve travels to Guadalupe Island, where he dives into the crystal clear waters and swims with the fearsome great white shark and their prey - Guadalupe fur seals. 15/31

Series 1, Episode 16

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In Baja Mexico, Steve heads for the desert to hunt a red diamond rattlesnake, then has a close encounter with a feisty male Californian sea lion - who shows him who's boss! 16/31

Series 1, Episode 16

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In Baja Mexico, Steve heads for the desert to hunt a red diamond rattlesnake, then has a close encounter with a feisty male Californian sea lion - who shows him who's boss! 16/31

Series 1, Episode 17

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Steve's adventure has finally brought him to South America, and the jungle nation of Guyana. It's a place covered in pristine, unexplored forests and is also a land of giants. 17/31

Series 1, Episode 17

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Steve's adventure has finally brought him to South America, and the jungle nation of Guyana. It's a place covered in pristine, unexplored forests and is also a land of giants. 17/31

Series 1, Episode 17

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Steve's adventure has finally brought him to South America, and the jungle nation of Guyana. It's a place covered in pristine, unexplored forests and is also a land of giants. 17/31

Series 1, Episode 18

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Steve embarks on a river expedition into the heart of Guyana's unexplored rainforest. The team travel up the Rupunini river and set up a remote base camp deep in the jungle. 18/31

Series 1, Episode 18

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Steve embarks on a river expedition into the heart of Guyana's unexplored rainforest. The team travel up the Rupunini river and set up a remote base camp deep in the jungle. 18/31

Series 1, Episode 18

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Steve embarks on a river expedition into the heart of Guyana's unexplored rainforest. The team travel up the Rupunini river and set up a remote base camp deep in the jungle. 18/31

Series 1, Episode 19

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Steve Backshall and his team reach the Pantanal in Brazil. This watery wilderness is home to more monster jaws and claws than just about any other place on the planet. 19/31

Series 1, Episode 20

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Steve's journey has brought him to the mountainous country of Peru in South America. Dominated by the Andes, it's a challenging environment where animals survive by being deadly. 20/31

Series 1, Episode 19

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Steve Backshall and his team reach the Pantanal in Brazil. This watery wilderness is home to more monster jaws and claws than just about any other place on the planet. 19/31

Series 1, Episode 19

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Steve Backshall and his team reach the Pantanal in Brazil. This watery wilderness is home to more monster jaws and claws than just about any other place on the planet. 19/31

Series 1, Episode 19

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Steve Backshall and his team reach the Pantanal in Brazil. This watery wilderness is home to more monster jaws and claws than just about any other place on the planet. 19/31

Series 1, Episode 16

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In Baja Mexico, Steve heads for the desert to hunt a red diamond rattlesnake, then has a close encounter with a feisty male Californian sea lion - who shows him who's boss! 16/31

Series 1, Episode 17

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Steve's adventure has finally brought him to South America, and the jungle nation of Guyana. It's a place covered in pristine, unexplored forests and is also a land of giants. 17/31

Series 1, Episode 22

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Steve Backshall experiences killer cold and discovers how animals survive subzero temperatures with thick pelts and blubber. 22/31

Series 1, Episode 22

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Steve Backshall experiences killer cold and discovers how animals survive subzero temperatures with thick pelts and blubber. 22/31

Series 1, Episode 22

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Steve Backshall experiences killer cold and discovers how animals survive subzero temperatures with thick pelts and blubber. 22/31

Series 1, Episode 23

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Steve and his intrepid crew explore some of the most deadly forces of nature on our planet - the elemental furies of fire, ice, water and wind. 23/31

Series 1, Episode 23

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Steve and his intrepid crew explore some of the most deadly forces of nature on our planet - the elemental furies of fire, ice, water and wind. 23/31

Series 1, Episode 23

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Steve and his intrepid crew explore some of the most deadly forces of nature on our planet - the elemental furies of fire, ice, water and wind. 23/31

Series 1, Episode 24

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In this special episode, Steve takes a look at the incredible world of reptiles and discovers what makes them cold blooded killers. 24/31

Series 1, Episode 24

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In this special episode, Steve takes a look at the incredible world of reptiles and discovers what makes them cold blooded killers. 24/31

Series 1, Episode 24

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In this special episode, Steve takes a look at the incredible world of reptiles and discovers what makes them cold blooded killers. 24/31

Series 1, Episode 25

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Steve travels back to pre-historic times to learn about the deadliest animals to have ever roamed our planet - dinosaurs - and reveals how they compare to modern-day animals. 25/31

Series 1, Episode 25

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Steve travels back to pre-historic times to learn about the deadliest animals to have ever roamed our planet - dinosaurs - and reveals how they compare to modern-day animals. 25/31

Series 1, Episode 25

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Steve travels back to pre-historic times to learn about the deadliest animals to have ever roamed our planet - dinosaurs - and reveals how they compare to modern-day animals. 25/31

Series 1, Episode 26

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Steve travels to Patagonia, a vast wilderness in South America where the crew film one of the world's top predators - a killer whale - which has a unique hunting method. 26/31