But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
Baby ostriches dodge elephants, giraffes, zebras, and brawling lions while trying to quench their thirst.
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
This baby monkey’s ancestors have roamed Earth’s forests for millions of years.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
Bulk up, share, mind your manners and work on your speed!
Only one hatchling in 1,000 will survive to adulthood, but the ones that do can live over 80 years.
Male lemurs woo females via the power of pheromones.
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.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
A Grévys zebra proves his worth to a mate.
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
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.
While tracking gorillas in the Congo, a ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ camera crew were forced to abandon their shoot and flee through the jungle in the middle of the night.
Is expert jungle traveler Alfred destined for life in the orangutan lonely hearts club?
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
After roaming the earth for millions of years, the Northern white rhino population is down to two.
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
The three-mile-high summits of the Ethiopian highlands are for expert climbers only: Gelada baboons.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
Each animal plays their part in the annual spectacle of the South African Sardine Run.
This tiny female ‘elephant shrew’ outwits her enemies with cheetah like movements.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
Each battle has a different ending.
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
A human would need to run at 100 mph to do what the “Jesus Christ lizard” does easily!
Don’t climb another panther chameleon’s tree unless you’re looking for trouble!
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
The fastest land animal on the planet, cheetahs can reach 58 mph while hunting.
Follow a fisherman’s journey alongside two thousand others into Antogo Lake!
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
The ‘Dynasties’ team spent two years with David, the Marlon Brando of chimps.
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.