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The Green Planet

Official Preview

Sir David Attenborough travels the globe to reveal the secret, incredible world of plants.

Official Preview

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The Green Planet

The Green Planet - Teaser

Sir David Attenborough travels the globe to reveal the secret, incredible world of plants.

The Green Planet - Teaser

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The Green Planet

Seeds that Literally Run Away

Some plants developed adaptations that were unhelpful for the cultivation of crops.

Seeds that Literally Run Away

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The Green Planet

One Sharpshooter Way to Stop an Invasive Plant

Marksmen use paintballs filled with herbicide shot from a helicopter to stop Miconia.

One Sharpshooter Way to Stop an Invasive Plant

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The Green Planet

How "Weeds" Grow in the Sidewalk

Some plants can survive anywhere, even the heart of the city.

How "Weeds" Grow in the Sidewalk

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The Green Planet

Why Elephants Eat the Baobab Tree

The baobab stores thousands of gallons of water in its spongy wood.

Why Elephants Eat the Baobab Tree

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The Green Planet

The Plant that Makes Its Home on a Cactus

Tristerix seeds travel in bird droppings to invade the bodies of giant cactus.

The Plant that Makes Its Home on a Cactus

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The Green Planet

How Saguaro Cacti Store 1000 Gallons of Water

The saguaro features a pleated surface which allows it to expand.

How Saguaro Cacti Store 1000 Gallons of Water

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The Green Planet

The 12,000-year-old Plant that Barely Grows

A Creosote plant in the Mojave desert is over 12,000 years old.

The 12,000-year-old Plant that Barely Grows

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The Green Planet

A Plant Parasite with an Insatiable Appetite

Meet the Dodder. It moves amongst the young nettles, sucking sap from their stems.

A Plant Parasite with an Insatiable Appetite

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The Green Planet

The Orchid that Pretends It's A Wasp

The Hammer Orchid emits the scent of the female thynnid wasp to confuse the male.

The Orchid that Pretends It's A Wasp

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The Green Planet

The Fungi that Help Trees Talk

Fungi is able to link a whole group of trees through their root systems.

The Fungi that Help Trees Talk

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The Green Planet

What Photosynthesis Looks Like Underwater

Where the plants are dense, it can create sea of fizzing bubbles.

What Photosynthesis Looks Like Underwater

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The Green Planet

How Venus Flytraps Count

Venus Flytraps use two systems to make sure they're catching prey worth eating.

How Venus Flytraps Count

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The Green Planet

How the Giant Water Lily Dominates

The Giant Water Lily creates around 40 leaves that each expand to more than 6 feet across.

How the Giant Water Lily Dominates

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The Green Planet

The War Between Fungi and Trees

Watch vines and balsa trees fight out who will get to the top of the canopy.

The War Between Fungi and Trees

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The Green Planet

Meet the World's Biggest Flower

The Corpse Flower is more than 3 feet across and smells like a rotting... well, corpse!

Meet the World's Biggest Flower

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The Green Planet

How Vines Lasso Their Way to the Top of the Plant World

Watch vines and balsa trees fight out who will get to the top of the canopy.

How Vines Lasso Their Way to the Top of the Plant World

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The Green Planet

How Leaf Cutter Ants Feed a Killer Fungus

Leaf Cutter ants deliver their payload to a fungus underground to grow food.

How Leaf Cutter Ants Feed a Killer Fungus

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