Science and Nature

Magical Land of Oz

Burrow into the magical depths of Australian animal life as unique species navigate extremes on land and sea. Blue chip cameras capture the continent’s diverse animal populations in its highest snow peaks, frigid southern seas and suburban backyards.

Human

54m 51s

An exploration of Australia’s mesmerizing wildlife and how they’ve adapted to survive in the human environment, including a flamboyant dancing peacock spider in a suburban garden.

Episodes

  • Human: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Human

    S1 E3 - 54m 51s

    An exploration of Australia’s mesmerizing wildlife and how they’ve adapted to survive in the human environment, including a flamboyant dancing peacock spider in a suburban garden.

  • Ocean: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ocean

    S1 E2 - 54m 50s

    A natural history exploration of Australia’s magical coasts and islands where three oceans create the perfect environment for whales, giant cuttlefish and sharks.

  • Land: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Land

    S1 E1 - 55m 19s

    An exploration of one of the most magical lands on the planet. Its unique wildlife includes a tree- dwelling kangaroo, a spider that survives underwater and a bird that spreads fire.

Extras + Features

  • Peacock Spiders Mating Rituals: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Peacock Spiders Mating Rituals

    S1 E3 - 3m 28s

    In the corner of a suburban Sydney garden a tiny but beautiful male peacock spider tries to impress a potential mate with a dance.

  • Water Dragons: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Water Dragons

    S1 E3 - 1m 45s

    In a park in central Brisbane a male water dragon tries to show dominance and gain a place in the pack but sadly there is no happy ending.

  • Brushtail Possums Fight for Trees In a Melbourne Park: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brushtail Possums Fight for Trees In a Melbourne Park

    S1 E3 - 1m 51s

    In the parks of Melbourne, brushtail possums are common. Food is abundant, but trees are not. In the bush each possum would be living a solitary life, but in Australia’s parks, possums must learn to share the trees with others.

  • Episode 3 Preview | Human: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3 Preview | Human

    S1 E3 - 30s

    An exploration of Australia’s mesmerizing wildlife and how they’ve adapted to survive in the human environment, including a flamboyant dancing peacock spider in a suburban garden.

  • Episode 2 Preview | Ocean: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview | Ocean

    S1 E2 - 30s

    A natural history exploration of Australia’s magical coasts and islands where three oceans create the perfect environment for whales, giant cuttlefish and sharks.

  • Giant Cuttlefish in the Spencer Gulf: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Giant Cuttlefish in the Spencer Gulf

    S1 E2 - 3m 34s

    In the wide shallows of Spencer Gulf on Australia's south coast, the giant cuttlefish population is on the increase, but with 11 males for every female conflict is rife.

  • Dusky Sharks Congregate to Feed: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dusky Sharks Congregate to Feed

    S1 E2 - 2m 59s

    In Western Australia a huge shoal of sardines creates a massive bait ball attracting hundreds of local dusky sharks for a feeding frenzy.

  • Migaloo the First Known White Humpback Whale: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Migaloo the First Known White Humpback Whale

    S1 E2 - 2m

    Migaloo is Australia’s most well-known humpback whale. When he was first sighted he was the only known all-white whale in the world. As he migrates up the East Coast of Australia from Antarctica to the warmer waters of Tropical North Queensland, his distinctive all-white coloring allows people to report sightings.

  • Episode 1 Preview | Land: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1 Preview | Land

    S1 E1 - 30s

    Burrow into the magical depths of Australian animal life as unique species navigate extremes on land and sea. Cameras capture the continent’s diverse animal populations in its highest snow peaks, frigid southern seas and suburban backyards.

  • Tree Kangaroos in Queensland Rainforest: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tree Kangaroos in Queensland Rainforest

    S1 E1 - 3m 4s

    In a rainforest in far northern Queensland, an adolescent tree kangaroo tries to return to his mother but is turned away and forced to find a new home.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 - 30s

    Burrow into the magical depths of Australian animal life as unique species navigate extremes on land and sea. Cameras capture the continent’s diverse animal populations in its highest snow peaks, frigid southern seas and suburban backyards.

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