Taking the plunge into BBC's 'Planet Earth'

Narrated by David Attenborough, the third instalment of the natural history franchise takes viewers into the extraordinary lives of some of the world’s most remarkable species

25 February 2024 - 00:00

On the outskirts of Plettenberg Bay, thousands of Cape fur seals frolic on the sun-drenched rocks of Robberg Peninsula, their sleek bodies contrasted against the sea. Beneath the water a predator lurks. Playful barks fill the air as a pup wriggles into the sea. Unbeknown to the yearling, this coast has attracted unprecedented numbers of great white sharks. The seal colony must band together to protect themselves from the silent predator.   ..

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