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Wild Caribbean

Hurricane Hell (2 of 4) (#102)

The Caribbean lies right on the track of the most destructive hurricanes and storms on the planet. Follow the story of one of the most devastating in recent times and its impact on the plants, animals and people that live there. It’s a story of destruction and renewal; the price of living in the tropics, right at the crossroads where the winds and currents of the North and South Atlantic meet. But the same winds and currents bring some of the Caribbean’s most intriguing visitors; whale sharks, dolphins and sperm whales travel to these shores each year. [49 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: From parrots to pilots to shipwrecks, sharks and glittering seas. This four part series reveals what really lies behind a mysterious Eden. The Caribbean is the embodiment of paradise: crystal blue waters, magical coral reefs and lush tropical forests. Yet behind its beauty lie many dark and mysterious secrets. This series of four programmes reveals both the magic and the drama of a violent paradise.

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