Peter Capaldi narrates SUPER FAST FALCON

BBC Two's classic wildlife series Natural World, which tells in-depth stories of incredible animals, featuring award-winning photography in some of the most extraordinary places in the world continues with Super Fast Falcon.
 
The peregrine falcon is the fastest animal on earth, able to reach speeds of more than 200mph. But what does it take to be a high-speed record-breaker?
 
This documentary follows a young family of falcons as they grow up in Chicago.  We join renowned bird handler Lloyd Buck, who, with the help of state-of-the-art technology and leading avian scientists, puts his peregrines to the test. And finally, we see if Lloyd can train one young peregrine for the ultimate challenge of speed and agility - against an Olympic skier in the Swiss Alps. Through such groundbreaking experiments and intimate views of these special birds in the wild, the secrets behind these super-fast falcons can finally be revealed.
 
Narrated by Peter Capaldi on BBC two at 8pm on Thursday 26th April.
 
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