How many different stories can one patch of land yield? The BBC’s The Lake District: A Restless Year attempts to find out in their portrait of this charming area in northwest England… including its baby slugs.
In one of these stories, slugs speed across a rock in hyperlapse video clips. Their translucent eggs, protected by the damp crannies within the rock, will soon hatch, ensuring the next generation of local soft-bodied detritivores. Plus, more about the program:
“Time lapse photography shows how the landscape changes over a year, while stories follow individual animals like red squirrels gathering nuts, Herdwick sheep raising their young and grey seals gathering on the coastline. It is a beautiful film offering a new perspective on the interdependent relationships between the landscape, the wildlife and the people who make their living from the land.”
This Webby award-winning video collection exists to help teachers, librarians, and families spark kid wonder and curiosity. TKSST features smarter, more meaningful content than what's usually served up by YouTube's algorithms, and amplifies the creators who make that content.
Curated, kid-friendly, independently-published. Support this mission by becoming a sustaining member today.