Baby iguanas born inside a volcano

01.05.2021 - By BBC Earth Podcast

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We’re back with new discoveries and awe-inspiring moments, taking you to a world far beyond your own four walls.

The wildlife photographer and adventurer Tui De Roy explores one of the most hostile spots on Earth: the mouth of a volcano on Fernandina Island. The inside of the volcano is a barren place, but surprising life exists - in the form of tiny iguanas. 

Jason Ward’s encounter with a Peregrine falcon from the window of his homeless shelter in the Bronx led towards a lasting love affair with the natural world. 
The birder and science communicator explains how you don’t have to travel as far as you might think to get up close to nature. 

Connections with the world around us can be found in even the most trying of times. 
Elisabeth Bailey’s mystery illness led to an unlikely companionship with a forest snail. She shares some surprising facts about these creatures, including the sound of a wild snail eating.

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