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Wild Metropolis

Amsterdam's Herons Find Surprising Ways to Live in the City

The herons of Amsterdam have survived in its waterways for centuries, adapting to the modern city in surprising ways. Some have learnt to live by the clock and wait for closing time at the fish market, but others have struck up warm and long lived relationships with local residents.

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A penguin on a city sidewalk. | "Wild Metropolis: Commuters"
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54:46
Wild Metropolis

Commuters

In a modern migration, animals travel in and out of cities to find food and shelter or to start a family. See if the secret to success in a fast-changing world is commuting.
A large group of otters strut down a walkway in the city. | "Wild Metropolis: Residents"
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54:01
Wild Metropolis

Residents

From pythons in Bangkok to otters in Singapore, cities may seem unlikely havens for wildlife, but for animals able to adapt, the urban world is filled with opportunity.
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