BBC Studios Natural History Unit is to make new series Chris Packham’s Animal Einsteins for BBC Two.

The 6×60’ series will look at some of the most ingenious animals on the planet and explore the skills they’ve developed in order to survive and thrive in the animal kingdom.

With the help of experts, experiments and the very latest science, audiences will join Chris Packham as he shines a light on some of the animal kingdom’s savviest species and explores the skills and techniques they harness in the daily battle for survival.

In each episode Chris and a team of experts will hone in on a different skill to showcase the most cunning creatures, investigating the Masterminds, Communicators, Builders, Social Networkers, Con Artists and Travellers of the animal kingdom.

Rosemary Edwards, Executive Producer, BBC Studios Natural History Unit said: “I’m thrilled that we’ve been able to bring Animal Einsteins to fruition despite the challenges of a global pandemic, and can’t wait for audiences to see this extraordinary side to the animal kingdom. It’s a really eye opening series, packed full of incredible wildlife and scientific discovery.”

Chris Packham’s Animal Einsteins is a 6×60’ BBC Studios Natural History Unit Production for BBC Two and will premiere on Sunday 21 February. It was commissioned by Jack Bootle, Head of Commissioning, Science and Natural History, BBC. The Executive Producer is Rosemary Edwards and Series Producer is Joanne Stevens.

Jon Creamer

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