Check out the 'flamboyant flyers' of 'Prehistoric Planet' in a new Apple TV+ promo video

Prehistoric Planet artwork with dinosaur eye
Prehistoric Planet artwork with dinosaur eye (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • A new Prehistoric Planet video takes a look at some flying dinosaurs.
  • Prehistoric Planet is a five-episode docuseries about dinosaurs streaming now on Apple TV+.

Apple TV+ has shared another Prehistoric Planet — Uncovered video to YouTube, part of the promotion for the larger Prehistoric Planet docuseries that is currently in the middle of a five-day run of episodes.

The new YouTube video focuses on "flamboyant flyers," a group of dinosaurs that have large protrusions on their heads. But are they there to help them fly more efficiently, or is there another reason? Narrater Sir David Attenborough and scientists take a look in this five-minute video.

You can watch the new video below:

From executive producers Favreau and Gunton, BBC Studios Natural History Unit ("Planet Earth"), and narrated by Sir David Attenborough, "Prehistoric Planet" will transport viewers 66 million years in the past to discover our world — and the dinosaurs that roamed it — all in stunning detail and set to an original score by multiple Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer. Debuting globally on Apple TV+ in an epic weeklong event from Monday 23rd May to Friday 27th May, the five-episode groundbreaking series combines award-winning wildlife filmmaking, the latest paleontological learning and state-of-the-art technology to unveil the spectacular habitats and inhabitants of prehistoric Earth for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience.

The first two episodes of Prehistoric Planet are available to stream right now with a new one arriving every day until all five episodes have aired. If this video makes looks like something you'd like to see more of, check out the real thing on Apple TV+ now. You'll need a subscription, but at $4.99 per month, it's worth every penny.

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Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too. Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.