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Wild Metropolis

Hippos Travel Into Town for an Easy Meal

Each night one-ton hippos travel into St. Lucia, South Africa from the nearby river, and they are after just one thing: grass. A hippo can eat up to 90 pounds in a single sitting.

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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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