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These Chicks Have to get Past a Beach of Hostile Seals

Short | 02:42

A group of common murre chicks on Tyuleny Island, each around three weeks old, must navigate a dangerous obstacle to reach the sea: a beach packed with hostile fur seals, each one at least 40 times heavier than they are.

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On the edge of Asia is a body of water that is home to one of the most vibrant ecosystems on Earth: the Sea of Okhotsk. With full, exclusive access to this untouched region, we examine life here during times of plenty, when millions of salmon, pollock, and herring fill the waters, attracting Steller's sea eagles, gulls, bears, and humans. Explore deep waters that harbor big predators and coastal forests that offer an abundance of food for land predators.

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