Behind the Scenes. John Downer's Spy in the Wild

Having made Penguins: Spy In The Huddle and Dolphins: Spy In The Pod for BBC1, it was time to take things to a new level.

Spy In The Wild unleashes more than 30 ultra-realistic spy creatures across the world, taking the viewer right to the heart of animal behaviour and revealing emotions, intelligence, friendships and even bad behaviour just like our own.

Through their roving camera eyes, the aim is that viewers will never look at animals, or themselves, in the same way again.


Creating so many spy cameras was no mean feat, even for a company with decades of remote filming under its belt.

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