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As nature documentaries go, 'Planet Earth' pretty much set the bar. Its dramatic footage and Sir David Attenborough's insightful commentary won it many plaudits, and led to it being shown in 130 countries around the world. And now we have a glimpse at the sequel.

As you can see, we can expect the same winning up-close footage of animals doing their thing in the wild. This time round we get urban foxes, fish, bats, komodo dragons and even swimming sloths. And all filmed in stunning 4K. Colour us excited.

Sadly, there aren't many details to go on, apart from the amazing footage. Will it be broadcast in 4K, for example? Or will it only be available for streaming in that format? We don't know.

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4K contains four times as many pixels as high definition, so would do a good job of showing off the footage. The first 'Planet Earth' was the first BBC documentary filmed in HD, so it's fitting that the sequel is filmed in 4K.

The BBC hasn't given us a release date – all it says is "coming soon" to BBC One. We'll bring you more news as we get it.

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