Most filming was completed within the wild – together with armoured octopuses and hypnotic cuttlefish – however some essential behaviour needed to be captured in lab situations
Footage of captive wildlife inserted into the BBC’s Blue Planet 2 collection stays “completely true to nature”, in response to the makers of the flagship present that reveals new insights into life within the oceans.
An octopus that armours itself with shells and rocks, fish that use signal language and instruments and dazzling cuttlefish that seem to hypnotise their prey are among the many new spectacles uncovered by the collection, which begins later this week.
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