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Animatronics is a Word

02/08/2017 6:12 PM

Anyone who can, please watch:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08d2tnv/spy-in-the-wild-5-meet-the-spies

Unfortunately I suspect it will only be available to residents of the UK, but there may be ways around it.

It contains some excellent examples of wildlife photography, with many of the scenes filmed by robotic creatures (penguins, crocodiles, sea otters and hippos among many others), and this episode shows some interesting details of the construction and deployment of the "creatures".

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02/08/2017 6:34 PM
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02/08/2017 6:47 PM

Yikes! I get:

Hope you guys fare better.

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02/08/2017 6:52 PM

This one plays. Thanks.

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02/08/2017 7:21 PM

Can't see that in the colonies, JD. (Apologies if I'm repeating this).

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02/08/2017 7:30 PM

How ironic that the animals in these videos get along so well but the humans who made the videos are so bluddy parochial they won't let humans in other parts of the planet watch them.

My fiancee said that neither the U.K. link nor the U.S. link works in Australia.

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02/09/2017 8:39 AM

I saw it on TV not long ago. Very entertaining.

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02/10/2017 2:45 PM

Oh blimey, I went into that site sneakily while not in country and lost my rights in the UK. Feature that.

According to the 9th Circus Cathouse of bananapeels the only sheeple in the Frivunited States with rights, protections, guarantees, and a beach house are the alien immigrants. Westman, you did get your beach house, right?

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02/10/2017 8:16 PM

Can I try some of what you're on. please? Sounds like fun .

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02/13/2017 11:23 AM

Life. It is life, and boy am I high right now on it.

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