Blink and you'll miss it. Specializing in high speed photography to capture the amazing, blazing fast intricacies of daily life for animals and insects, Speed of Life reveals the hidden majesty of nature by using modern technology to manipulate time, light and scale. This fascinating series focuses on predators and prey, showing remarkable detail and breathtaking footage that you wouldn't believe. Each episode focuses on a different region and all of the various animals and interconnected ecosystems that call each habitat home.
Episode 1 Predators of the Southwest Cutting-edge camera technology provides a never-before-seen look into the daily struggles of both predators and prey in their ongoing fight for survival in the American Southwest. It's a snake-eat-snake world where one mistake can turn hunter into hunted in the blink of an eye.
Episode 2 Central American Killers Highly specialized camera equipment captures the unique behavior of some of the rainforest's most elusive animals and insects. A flying tree frog makes a death-defying three-story leap to escape the jaws of a snake, and a young howler monkey finds his first journey away from home to be a perilous adventure.
Episode 3 Hunters of East Africa High-speed cameras document the hidden lives of Africa's wildlife in ways invisible to the naked eye. A chameleon must brave dangers from both above and below in her search for food, and a troop of baboons takes a special interest in the crew's high-tech equipment until a spitting cobra threatens their territory.