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The natural world is full of strange science and bizarre connections. This series navigates the weird and wonderful, offering a refreshing and very different take on our planet.

With the help of leading scientists, engaging contributors and stunning experiments, this series opens up the secrets behind bizarre science, animal oddities, crazy weather, medical marvels and remarkable natural phenomena.

A fascinating journey to discover the answers to some of the strangest questions on the planet

A fascinating journey to discover the answers to some of the strangest questions on the planet

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Episode 4, Series 2

Wednesday June 19 at 9:30pm

Weird Wonders Of The World

Episode 4 | Series 2

Find out how an Australian town became plagued by giant bats and why so many sperm whales became stranded around the North Sea in 2015.

Episode 4, Series 2

Thursday June 20 at 4:10am

Weird Wonders Of The World

Episode 4 | Series 2

Find out how an Australian town became plagued by giant bats and why so many sperm whales became stranded around the North Sea in 2015.

Episode 5, Series 2

Wednesday June 26 at 9:30pm

Weird Wonders Of The World

Episode 5 | Series 2

Chris Packham uncovers natures super survivors a shark with the secret to long life and a prehistoric fish with a thirst for blood that almost destroyed an entire fishing industry.

Episode 5, Series 2

Thursday June 27 at 4:00am

Weird Wonders Of The World

Episode 5 | Series 2

Chris Packham uncovers natures super survivors a shark with the secret to long life and a prehistoric fish with a thirst for blood that almost destroyed an entire fishing industry.

Episode 6, Series 2

Wednesday July 3 at 9:30pm

Weird Wonders Of The World

Episode 6 | Series 2

Chris Packham investigates a lake the colour of bubblegum with an evolutionary secret hidden within its depths. Chris also investigates the washed up remains of a gargantuan creature…

Episode 6, Series 2

Thursday July 4 at 4:10am

Weird Wonders Of The World

Episode 6 | Series 2

Chris Packham investigates a lake the colour of bubblegum with an evolutionary secret hidden within its depths. Chris also investigates the washed up remains of a gargantuan creature…

Episode 7, Series 2

Wednesday July 10 at 9:30pm

Weird Wonders Of The World

Episode 7 | Series 2

Chris Packham uncovers the mysterious death of hundreds of reindeer in Norway, discovers a mythical boiling river in Peru and finds out why blood red rain appeared in Spain.

Episode 7, Series 2

Thursday July 11 at 4:00am

Weird Wonders Of The World

Episode 7 | Series 2

Chris Packham uncovers the mysterious death of hundreds of reindeer in Norway, discovers a mythical boiling river in Peru and finds out why blood red rain appeared in Spain.

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