National Geographic: Creatures of the Namib Desert (1986)

Genres - Nature  |   Sub-Genres - Animals, Natural Environments  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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This National Geographic documentary examines the unique wildlife of the Namib Desert, a 1300-mile-long arid desert along the southwestern coast of Africa. With surface temperatures that reach 170 degrees Fahrenheit, the region is home to creatures with fascinating adaptive phenotypes and instincts. Several of these curious plants, animals, reptiles, and insects are filmed and their unique survival characteristics are explained by narrator Burgess Meredith.