Behind the Scenes of a Groundbreaking Wildlife Series
Nat Geo Wild’s Untamed with Filipe DeAndrade takes viewers on an epic journey across the U.S., in search of everything from mountain lions to sea turtles.
San Antonio, New Mexico“Here they come,” someone whispered.
We were standing ankle-deep in frigid water on the edge of a marsh, cameras and binoculars at attention.
Suddenly, a deafening chorus of guttural honking and wings flapping filled the sky, as tens of thousands of snow geese flew in over the surrounding hills. In big, chaotic spirals, the birds circled the lake a few times before they settled down onto the surface of the water.
“That’s amazing, right?” asked Filipe DeAndrade, who had been framing shots of the flock with a professional-grade, Red Raven video camera and a long-lens Canon.
DeAndrade stood at the edge of the marsh in shorts despite the near-freezing temperature. He had gotten soaked the day before setting out camera traps and had missed