Watch this baby iguana's amazing escape from hungry snakes

By Nicola Whitfield
18 November 2016

The incredible documentary Planet Earth had millions of viewers around the world spellbound when it aired in 2006 - now Planet Earth 2 has been made, the most expensive TV doccie ever made and the first ultra-high definition series filmed by the BBC.

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The show recently aired in the UK and is due to be shown on BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) on 5 February.

Buy this week's YOU to read all about it - but in the meantime, watch the amazing footage of a newborn marine iguana's fleeing what looked like certain death. Prepare to be amazed!

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