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Emperors of Ice

In the windswept, hostile environment of Antarctica, National Geographic's Crittercam* team and Doctors Jerry Kooyman and Paul Ponganis of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography embark on a spectacular adventure of science and survival. Using Crittercam technology, they hitch a ride with the majestic emperor penguin to go places only penguins have gone before – under the massive Ross Ice Shelf.

*Crittercam - a revolutionary animal-borne research tool that records images, sound and data from an animal's perspective - allows researchers, scientists and filmmakers to gather data about behavior and habitats that humans cannot otherwise observe.

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