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Costa Rican Jungle 360° | Planet Earth II


In the jungles of Costa Rica, you’re surrounded by three masters of disguise. Can you spot them in this 360 film? This video has 360 spatial sound – so turn up the volume and try to zero in on the animals.


What Works Well

This video allows the viewer to casually observe the forest around them and points out just how easy it is to miss well-camouflaged residents while also provided useful information about their adaptations.



  • Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Biological (Life) Sciences



biodiversity, biome, boa constrictor, botany, brown basilisk, costa rica, environmental health, forest, nature, rainforest, undergrowth, travel, trees, vine snake



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Level of Guidance

What does this mean?

The Level of Guidance indicates how much the creator has imbued the video with a sense of at what the viewer should be looking.

For instance, a Level 1 video would mean that the camera has been left in place while life happens around it, allowing you, as the viewer, to simply observe. A Level 2 video might incorporate subtle visual, textual or audible hints or simple transitions. A Level 3 video would rely on a handful of hints and transition. A Level 4 video would employ multiple hints and dialogue. And a Level 5 video would rely on all of the above as well as a narrative arc that pushes the viewer forward.

Another way of looking at this would be how much production went into the video if you are considering making one of your own like it.


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