Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
After facing the roughest seas in the world, the ‘Seven World, One Planet’ Antarctica crew found themselves in the middle of an elephant seal duel!
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
You better look out below…. and above!
Only one hatchling in 1,000 will survive to adulthood, but the ones that do can live over 80 years.
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
Within their first year of life, penguin chicks face many extraordinary hardships in the arctic.
Hundreds of newborn turtles rush toward the sea in the most perilous five minutes of their lives.
A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
This youngster has an important destiny to fulfill on the dangerous surface.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
Baby ostriches dodge elephants, giraffes, zebras, and brawling lions while trying to quench their thirst.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
The last hatchling on the beach dodges predators from above and below on her way to the safety of the sea.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
When violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
The ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ crew tracked this fearless puma mother for a hundred miles to film her life and death struggle to provide for her cubs.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
It starts with a duet and ends with a frenzied chorus. The message is clear: stay away from our territory!
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
The rules are simple: winner takes all.
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
He who rules the rubbish bin may rule the troop.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
Sandhill crane families face a storm on the way to Mexico.
She isn’t much to look at, but this Bald Eagle’s got attitude for days.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
Male humpback whales compete with each other while racing after a female.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
Each battle has a different ending.
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
A crab must run the gauntlet to reach its far away feeding grounds.
Watch the first-ever footage of an octopus using shell armor to hide from a shark!
How do emperor penguins survive the cruelest winters on earth?
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
A gathering of orca whales use fascinating teamwork to hunt herring.
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
Dolphins, sailfish, and rays all get in on the lanternfish hunting action.
Around the first full moon of winter, hundreds of thousands of spider crabs gather to shed their shells.