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Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature

2012-2012 Ended/Cancelled
 
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Show Summary
Richard Hammond reveals secret animal abilities from the natural world, and discovers how those same animals have inspired a series of unlikely human inventions at the very frontiers of science.
Main Cast
N/ARichard Hammond
as (presenter) [S 1]


Premiered on Network:
BBC-1 in UK

Genres: Documentary / Mini / Nature / Science/Tech

Language: english  Runtime: 60 mins

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Guide available in: english
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Plot
1x01 - Super-Bodies:
Richard Hammond reveals secret animal abilities from the natural world, and discovers how those same animals have inspired a series of unlikely human inventions at the very frontiers of science. Unfortunately for Hammond, that journey will involve diving to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, driving a car pursued by geese, and leaping 500 metres off a South African cliff. In this first episode, he discovers how the Cape vulture has inspired a flying submarine; how a giraffe's neck can stop a  [...] (More)
1x02 - Super-Senses:
Richard Hammond continues his exploration of weird and wonderful animal abilities by focusing on super-senses, and discovers how those same animal senses have inspired some unlikely human inventions. Richard gets buried in a Californian gold mine, attempts to talk to a rattlesnake by telephone, and is taken for a ride by a monster truck that drives itself. Along the way, he encounters elephants who can talk to each other through solid rock; seals who use their whiskers to sense the shape, size,  [...] (More)
1x03 - Super-Powers:
Richard Hammond Richard Hammond concludes his look at miracles in the natural world by discovering some incredible animal super-powers. Creatures that can create slime as strong as steel, survive massive extremes of temperature or even turn invisible. Animal super-powers that have inspired scientists and engineers to create brand new human inventions that could change the way we live. He discovers how the husky's paw can help American footballers; how a strange eel-like creature with a skull  [...] (More)
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Guide available in: english