Close To Death
NATURE & WILDLIFE
Mini land-bound oceans, lakes are a treasure trove of aquatic wonders. Join us as we take a deep breath and dive into the magical world of lakes!
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Doclights GmbH / NDR Naturfilm
Episode InformationMini oceans in the middle of the land, lakes are a treasure trove of aquatic wonders. Lakes make up just 3% of the Earth’s surface, but they hold an incredible 180,000 square kilometres of fresh water. And typically, they are magnets for life. Every zone, from their shoreline to their depths is a unique habitat teaming with life, home to everything from birds and bugs to frogs and fish. Lakes can perform countless roles on behalf of the animal kingdom, making them integral parts of all sorts of life cycles. They can be anything from sanctuary from land predators and temperature regulators to bountiful food sources and pit-stops for migrating birdlife. Complex and interconnected ecosys-tems, around the world they have become vital to the way of life of animals and humans alike. Take a deep breath and dive into the magical world of lakes!