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Trinidad’s Biodiversity Featured in Netflix’s Alien Worlds

Trinidad’s unique biodiversity is featured in two episodes of Netflix’s new seriesĀ Alien Worlds. This four-part docuseries conceptualizes what life on other planets could look like, by applying the laws of life on Earth.

The series depicts fascinating CGI creatures in fictional settings, as scientists research unique ecosystems around the world, in locations such as the Kalahari Desert in South Africa, Lake Garda in Italy and our very own Arima Valley in Trinidad.

Where can you watch Alien Worlds?

The series is streaming exclusively on Netflix here.

WHAT EPISODES FEATURE TRINIDAD?

JANUS (EPISODE 2)

In this episode, Entomologist Magdalena Sorer highlights the leaf-cutter ant found in Arima Valley.

Episode Description (from Netflix):

Ants, scorpions and fireflies provide clues for biologists to conjecture about life on exoplanet Janus, including highly adaptable pentapods.

EDEN (EPISODE 3)

Evolutionary Biologists, David Reznick and Mark Charran take viewers through the Arima Valley to learn more about guppies.

Episode Description (from Netflix):

Twin stars create an oxygen-rich atmosphere on Eden, where a teeming biosphere may parallel seasonal cycles of predation and reproduction on Earth.

LEARN MORE ABOUT NATURE & WILDLIFE IN TRINIDAD

Click here to learn more about biodiversity in Trinidad.

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Views from Asa Wright Nature Centre

Leatherback Turtle Watching in Trinidad

Leatherback Turtle

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Nariva Swamp

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