WILDLIFE -- Evolution in Paradise: Ogasawara Islands

Over millions of years, a unique ecosystem has been created on the Ogasawara Islands of Japan. Many of the animals and plants on the islands cannot be found elsewhere, and one island in particular, Hahajima, has remained untouched. Here, you can find birds such as the Bonin white-eye, which is known for its extremely protective parenting despite it having no natural predators, snails that have developed unique appearances reflecting their environment, and flowers that are pollinated in a myriad of ways. Filmed with the latest technology, take a journey through this amazing natural world and uncover the mysteries of evolution in a distant ocean paradise.