Life along the equator is spectacularly diverse. More than half of the world's species live here. This series features a cornucopia of exotic animals in habitats ranging from steamy rainforests and great grasslands to snowy mountains and great reefs. Although there is access to plentiful food, fierce competition is still part of daily life on the equator. Great currents and trade winds also drive animals to adapt and behave in ways not seen in other wildlife hotspots. Welcome to the jungle, the mountain, the savannah and the rich reef; All part of the Equator's greatest hotspots.