You may be familiar with the BBC Earth-PBS miniseries Spy in the Wild, a five-part documentary featuring up-close footage of wild creatures in their natural habitats. The show uses animatronic spy cameras to capture the way animals—elephants, sloths, meerkats, crocodiles, and more—act when humans aren't around. That being said, filming doesn’t always go smoothly, as you’ll see in the video above. Spotted by Laughing Squid, the blooper reel compiles occasions when both the lifelike robot cams and their real-life counterparts tripped, toppled from trees, or were simply adorably clumsy. Nature and technology can both be unpredictable—but occasionally, they can also be funny.

Spy in the Wild airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Eastern Time on PBS until March 1.

[h/t Laughing Squid]

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