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TV programmes with a learning focus 13 -  19 February



Wild China

BBC Four   Wednesday, 22.35 - 23.35  

The country's diverse wildlife, beginning by exploring how rural Chinese peasants in the south have developed a relationship with the region's animal inhabitants 

Deadly 60

RTÉ 2     Thursday,  17.00- 17.30

Steve Blackshall and the crew comb the Venezuelan wetlands looking for the biggest snake in the world, the mighty green anaconda - capable of growing to over six metres in length. 

Easter Island: Mysteries of a Lost World

RTÉ One  Saturday , 22.00 - 23.30

Archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper looks at the latest scientific evidence to re-examine what happened to the civilisation that once thrived on Easter Island in the Pacific Ocean more than 300 years ago. Many people believe the inhabitants' overuse of natural resources led to their demise. This documentary explores alternative reasons.

Life of a Mountain: A Year on Blencathra

BBC Four  Sunday  , 20.00 - 21.00 

A documentary showcasing the peoples mountain of Blencathra in the Lake District with award-winning film-maker Terry Abraham. The lives of local residents, schoolchildren and tourists to the mountain are also explored.

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