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The Danube: Europe's Amazon

The Danube: Europe's Amazon is a two-part nature documentary featuring the varied wildlife that resides along the Danube and looking at the impact of climatic extremes on the river's inhabitants. It is known as 'Europe's Amazon' - a river of staggering variety stretching almost 3,000km from Germany's Black Forest to the Black Sea. Passing through ten countries and four capital cities, the Danube is the world's most international river and massively important to Europe's wildlife. Exploring its secrets in detail, the first part of the series features the varied wildlife that resides along the Danube from its source to sea. The second part looks at the impact of climatic extremes on the river's wildlife, including how they dictate patterns for breeding, hunting and hibernation.

Episode 1 - From The Black Forest To The Black Sea
The varied wildlife that resides along the river, from its source in Germany's Black Forest to the Ukrainian and Romanian Black Sea coast. Passing through ten countries, the Danube is the most international river in the world and connects a succession of spectacular landscapes.

Episode 2 - Between Flood and Frost
The impact of climatic extremes on the river's wildlife, including how they dictate patterns for breeding, hunting and hibernation. As the Danube flows through its various landscapes, it transforms. Floods and drought also affect life on the great river.


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