Great Job, Internet!: Behind the scenes of that crazy snake-iguana fight from Planet Earth II

If you’ve been on the internet this week—and managed to avoid getting blackout drunk or ripping your own eyes out in the last 48 hours—you’ve probably seen the following clip, an amazingly dramatic excerpt from the BBC’s Planet Earth II. In the video, a newly hatched marine iguana in the Galapagos makes the run of its newborn life, racing away from a terrifying horde of bloodthirsty racer snakes.

Amazing footage: a hatchling sea iguana makes a run for its life to the safety of the shore, but will it escape the runner snakes? pic.twitter.com/c9zIhyed4y

— Rob S⬅︎Silver Surfer (@RobPulseNews) November 6, 2016

Now, Planet Earth II has released some behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the clip, allowing you to see more of the Galapagos wildlife, and get a taste of what happens to baby iguanas that aren’t quite so fleet …

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