BBC - Wild Down Under (02 of 06) Desert Heart (2003)
Six part series about Australia, Flora and Fauna
Ancient, dramatic and full of bizarre animals, Australia is like no other place on earth. Isolated from the rest of the world for a staggering 45 million years, Australasia is unlike any other continent. With a breathtaking array of distinctive species and dramatic landscapes, from the vast, arid interior of Australia to the colourful coastal creatures of the barrier reef, Wild Down Under explores the extraordinary landscapes and breathtaking array of strange and often dangerous wildlife that lives around this beautiful continent.
Making of The TV Series
The most comprehensive series ever made on the natural history of Australia and its surrounding islands, Wild Down Under took three years to film. The six-part series was first shown in Autumn 2003 and featured rare and surprising wildlife spectacles and beautiful, aerial scenics in a stunning celebration of this unique region.
This program is also known as: "Wild Australasia". The series details:
1: Wild Down Under
2: Desert Heart
3: Southern Seas
4: Gum Tree Country
5: Island Arks
6: New Worlds