Steve is in Uganda, on a challenge to meet some of our closest deadly relatives - the primates. He takes the crew trekking high up into the Virunga Mountains to spend an hour face to face with huge mountain gorillas.
Steve Backshall travels to the deadliest desert on the planet, the Baja peninsula in Mexico. Steve searches for a tarantula hawk wasp, serpents, and takes to the water in the Sea of Cortez in search of the humboldt squid.
Still in Canada Steve finds the biggest sea lion in the world, is on the trail of the smelliest animal on the planet, the skunk, then tries his hand at becoming a racoon and tracks the powerful black bear.
This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, problems involving mathematics and ways of tackling them.
An in-depth look into the science and technology behind our most popular, everyday products and how their designed and made. This episode: fibreglass insulation, fishing reels, oxygen tanks, and electric toothbrushes.