How can a group of emperor penguin chicks protect themselves against predators as they take their first journey to the water without their parents? They create a defensive circle, stand as tall as they can, and peck as much as possible. Also: A feisty Adélie penguin might come and help.
See what happens when a giant petrel attacks the young penguins in this clip from Spy in the Snow. David Tennant narrates the series featuring cameras disguised as animals.
Previously: The animatronic animals of Spy in the Wild and The Best Bloopers from Penguins – Spy in the Huddle.
Behind nature’s magical winter wonderland are some of the toughest places on earth to survive. Hidden cameras in a new generation of Spy Creatures, and the return of some old friends, reveal the fascinating behaviours of animals from penguins to parrots, polar bears to otters, wallabies and wombats.
Plus: More penguin videos, including these: Emperor Penguins keep warm in an ever-shifting huddle and How does a penguin launch itself from the sea?
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