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S33 Ep3

Penguins: Spy in the Huddle | Episode 3 | Growing Up

Premiere: 10/7/2014 | 00:00:44 | NR

For nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins, eggs and rocks infiltrate penguin colonies to record the tough challenges penguins face from the moment they emerge from the sea to raising their chicks and finally returning to the water.

About the Episode

As their chicks become increasingly independent, emperor and rockhopper parents place them in a crèche and go fishing. Humboldt chicks are left in their burrows as the adults head for the beach. As the young grow bigger and preen out baby fluff they sport punk hairdos. Emperor chicks go skating while rockhopper chicks practice jumping skills. Eventually, all the chicks leave for the sea, tackling the same hazards as their parents before them, from sea lions to predatory birds, high cliffs to glaciers.

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PRODUCTION CREDITS: EPISODE 3

PENGUINS – SPY IN THE HUDDLE
EPISODE 3 “Growing Up”

NARRATED BY
DAVID TENNANT

PHOTOGRAPHY
FREDERIQUE OLIVIER
MICHAEL W. RICHARDS
JIM CLARE
PHILIP DALTON

SPECIALIST CAMERA DEVICES
GEOFFREY BELL
MASAHIRO ISHIDA

CAMERA ASSISTANTS
MARTIN PASSINGHAM (ANTARCTIC)
HUW WILLIAMS

EDITORS
STUART NAPIER
IMOGEN POLLARD

DUBBING EDITORS
PAUL COWGILL
PHIL JENKINS

DUBBING MIXER
PETER DAVIES

COLORIST
ANNA FULLER

EDIT ASSISTANT
DANIEL BEARE

MUSIC
WILL GREGORY

SPECIAL THANKS
INSTITUT POLAIRE FRANCAIS PAUL-EMILE VICTOR
TERRES AUSTRALES ET ANTARCTIQUES FRANCAISE
THE NEW ISLAND CONSERVATION TRUST
GEORGINA STRANGE
SERVICIO NACIONAL DE AREAS NATURALES PROTEGIDAS – PERU
CENTRO PARA LA SOSTENIBILIDAD AMBIENTAL – UPCH
YVON LE MAHO
MARCO CARDENA
DAVID & SUZAN POLE-EVANS
MARTYN BELL
KEVIN CARPENTER
HIATT EVANS
TILLY PARKER
JEREMY PARR
ANDY ROUSE
ANDY SPRADBERY
MATTHEW FISHER

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
LORNA HILL

PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT
JAN PARRY

HEAD OF PRODUCTION
ANNA THOMAS

EDIT PRODUCER
MATTHEW GORDON

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER FOR THE BBC
CASSIAN HARRISON

PRODUCED BY
PHILIP DALTON

SERIES DIRECTED BY
JOHN DOWNER

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ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

FOR NATURE

SERIES EDITOR
JANET HESS

SUPERVISING PRODUCER
JANICE YOUNG

SENIOR PRODUCER
LAURA METZGER LYNCH

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
JAYNE JUN

LEGAL COUNSEL
BLANCHE ROBERTSON

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
COLIN SCHOENBERGER

WEB PRODUCER
ERIC R. OLSON

SENIOR PUBLICIST
JOHANNA BAKER

BUDGET CONTROLLER
KAREN FEIGENBAUM

RE-RECORDING MIXER
ED CAMPBELL

ONLINE EDITOR
STACEY DOUGLASS MOVERLEY

SERIES PRODUCER
BILL MURPHY

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
FRED KAUFMAN

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