The last hatchling on the beach dodges predators from above and below on her way to the safety of the sea.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
This tiny female ‘elephant shrew’ outwits her enemies with cheetah like movements.
Male humpback whales compete with each other while racing after a female.
So many tunnels, so little time. Will this Marten get lucky and find a mouse?
Whether it’s playing the waiting game or facing a challenge head-on, everyone’s got their own unique style.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
A crab must run the gauntlet to reach its far away feeding grounds.
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
A gathering of orca whales use fascinating teamwork to hunt herring.
Dolphins, sailfish, and rays all get in on the lanternfish hunting action.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
Each animal plays their part in the annual spectacle of the South African Sardine Run.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
You better look out below…. and above!
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
The nickname “Flying Lemur” may be a bit misleading, but these Colugos are the masters of the glide.
A mother humpback whale must go without food while her calf consumes 500 liters of her milk a day.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
The rules are simple: winner takes all.
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
A determined polar bear mother leads her cubs into a dangerous new world.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Breakfast is served.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
Saguaro cactus flowers bloom over a period of successive nights in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
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.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
Baby ostriches dodge elephants, giraffes, zebras, and brawling lions while trying to quench their thirst.
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
When violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
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.
There’s food in the tundra, if you know where to look.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
These aerial predators must spend every daylight hour scanning the slopes for prey.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
Only one hatchling in 1,000 will survive to adulthood, but the ones that do can live over 80 years.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
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!
Tracking Australia’s most elusive predators was the crew’s greatest challenge, but eventually led them to a very special surprise.
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.
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
These unique fish spread their wings and leave the ocean to escape predatory Dorados.
Each battle has a different ending.
The fastest land animal on the planet, cheetahs can reach 58 mph while hunting.
Watch the first-ever footage of an octopus using shell armor to hide from a shark!
Painted wolves have an 80% hunting success rate, one of Africa’s very highest.
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
The Yukon’s sneakiest residents are masters of disguise all year round.
A female turtle spends five long years returning to her birth site to lay hundreds of eggs of her own.
These adorable owls enjoy seasonal beetle delights and settle in for the breeding season.
Emperor penguins — serial monogamists —move from ocean to ice to choose their mates for the year.
It’s a seadragon dad’s job to carry the fertilized eggs until they hatch.
This youngster has an important destiny to fulfill on the dangerous surface.
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
The naturalist recounts the changes he’s witnessed to Borneo’s tropical forests — home to the endangered orangutan.
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
It starts with a duet and ends with a frenzied chorus. The message is clear: stay away from our territory!
Here’s how to hunt in the shallowest of waters.
As the largest herbavores in the sea, dugons can eat an entire football field’s worth of sea grass in a single day.
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
This periodical cicada swarm is the largest insect invasion on the planet.
With the help of angelfish, this oceanic wanderer rids itself of clingy parasites.
Measured from the sea floor, some of these peaks are taller than Everest!
A whale shark enjoys it’s annual plankton feast while other fish use it as a giant shield.
These highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
The three-mile-high summits of the Ethiopian highlands are for expert climbers only: Gelada baboons.
There are many different theories behind these mysterious blobs.
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
Sea snakes breed in underwater caves and have some of the most toxic venom in the world.
Octopuses live and breathe underwater, but that doesn’t stop the Australian Abdopus from roaming on land, too.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
There’s no better storyteller than nature.
Explore the tricked-out boat ‘The Hunt’ crew used to film elusive deep-sea predators.
Oscar-winning composer Steven Price (‘Gravity’) on how to score nature scenes.
A human would need to run at 100 mph to do what the “Jesus Christ lizard” does easily!
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
Alaskan brown bears get up to 90% of their annual energy during the coastal salmon run.
A polar bear can smell a seal’s breathing hole from over a half a mile away.
These spiders’ silk is the toughest natural fiber on the entire planet.
No umbrella required.
The ‘Dynasties’ team spent two years with David, the Marlon Brando of chimps.
The ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
Like a true star, tigress Raj Behra chose a den no paparazzi could reach by car.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
The Hunt’ producers filmed a wild dog hunt from both land and air — and the results are riveting!
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
Watch how this humpback family works together to hunt off the coast of Alaska.
Humpback whales use ingenious teamwork, bubbles and sound to trick herring to the surface.
Take a closeup look at what happens when venus flytraps call a temporary truce.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
Bulk up, share, mind your manners and work on your speed!
It takes weeks underwater to find and film the fascinating animals of the deep.
See how ‘Blue Planet II’ cameramen used special slow-motion cameras to capture high-speed, bird-on-bird theft!
In the words of ‘The Hunt’ cameraman: “It was the most extraordinary thing I’ve ever seen”
Painted wolf Tait’s pack is surrounded by enemies: lions, hyennas, and her rival daughter, Blacktip.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
Within their first year of life, penguin chicks face many extraordinary hardships in the arctic.
He who rules the rubbish bin may rule the troop.
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
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.
Around the first full moon of winter, hundreds of thousands of spider crabs gather to shed their shells.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
These crab-eating monkeys have found a one-stop-shop to swim, fish, and play.