2020 has been a 12 months of separation. We’ve all discovered ourselves, to a point, separated from these we love, compelled to attend patiently (or impatiently) for a reunion. The identical story is true within the animal kingdom, though the antagonist is the climate quite than a pandemic. The brand new BBC collection Stormborn follows a canine fox residing on the northwest coast of Iceland as he waits for his mate to return to him.
He hasn’t seen her since autumn when the tough winter climate drove them aside, and he waits anxiously to see if she’s survived the chilly. Arctic foxes mate for all times, reuniting with one another yearly. They’re not tempted by others they might encounter in the course of the interim intervals, and stay loyal to their companions.
Finally — spoiler alert — the vixen does seem on the shoreline they usually share a heartwarming second earlier than forging into the snow collectively. After mating, the pair should flip to discovering meals and an acceptable den. The collection follows them as they seek for shelter and finally, elevate a litter of pups.
Different animals are additionally spotlighted within the collection, together with an otter mom within the Shetland Isles elevating her twin cubs. The present is accessible on-line, however can solely be considered if you happen to stay within the UK.