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A Year in the Wild: Spring (S5EP2 Channel 5 Fri 18 Sep 2020)

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Spring: As winter draws to a close, the Atlantic springs back to life and hope returns. Temperatures rise, days lengthen and food is plentiful again. However, spring in the north is short, the animals only have a few months to find food, a mate and start a family – all the while avoiding predators. Around the British and Irish coast, thousands of gannets that spent winter off southern Europe and north Africa, must find a place to nest before they can raise a family. Meanwhile, killer whales leave Iceland and head to the Shetland Isles, where they hunt harbour seal pups.

Airdate: Fri 18 Sep 2020 at 9.00pm on Channel 5

Season 5 Episode 2