This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
Tiny squirrels and giant bears alike must take great risks to prepare for winter.
Watch how this humpback family works together to hunt off the coast of Alaska.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
Love is in the air, and this Arctic ground squirrel doesn’t want to miss his first date!
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
A young Alaskan brown bear hasn’t quite mastered the art of catching leaping salmon.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
Now she has four babies to fatten up for the winter. Her secret? Pine nuts.
It’s a fish feast for the ages in Katmai National Park, where grizzly bears eat up to 90 pounds a day.
There’s food in the tundra, if you know where to look.
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
Young manatees boop noses with alligators in the warm pools off the coast of Florida. Explore North America on an all-new ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ this Saturday at 9/8c.
Saguaro cactus flowers bloom over a period of successive nights in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
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.
It’s easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
Alaskan brown bears get up to 90% of their annual energy during the coastal salmon run.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
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.
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!
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
This baby monkey’s ancestors have roamed Earth’s forests for millions of years.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
After roaming the earth for millions of years, the Northern white rhino population is down to two.
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
With the help of angelfish, this oceanic wanderer rids itself of clingy parasites.
A whale shark enjoys it’s annual plankton feast while other fish use it as a giant shield.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
These crab-eating monkeys have found a one-stop-shop to swim, fish, and play.
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
The three-mile-high summits of the Ethiopian highlands are for expert climbers only: Gelada baboons.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
White water lilies and spring flowers are reborn as the winter ice retreats.
Young stoats learn important life skills during play — plus they get to break out their dance moves.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
These gray leaf monkeys might appear drab, but their newborns stick out like a (cute) sore thumb!
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
No umbrella required.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
These Antarctic residents get front row seats to one of nature’s greatest light shows.
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
A determined polar bear mother leads her cubs into a dangerous new world.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
A polar bear can smell a seal’s breathing hole from over a half a mile away.
Oy! A very hungry polar bear treated himself to the crew’s bacon, sour cream, yogurt, and more.
Hundreds of newborn turtles rush toward the sea in the most perilous five minutes of their lives.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
Is expert jungle traveler Alfred destined for life in the orangutan lonely hearts club?
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
A mother humpback whale must go without food while her calf consumes 500 liters of her milk a day.
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.
It’s an uphill battle to climb this muddy mountain.
These clever monkeys have a brilliant strategy to gain access to food.
So many tunnels, so little time. Will this Marten get lucky and find a mouse?
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
Humpback whales use ingenious teamwork, bubbles and sound to trick herring to the surface.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
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.
Narwhals are some of the most mysterious and elusive animals in the oceans.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
The beavers of Yellowstone fell hundreds of cottonwood trees every year as they construct their homes.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
Watch these curious cubs welcome their mother back to the den.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
The nickname “Flying Lemur” may be a bit misleading, but these Colugos are the masters of the glide.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
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.
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.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
The last hatchling on the beach dodges predators from above and below on her way to the safety of the sea.
Only one hatchling in 1,000 will survive to adulthood, but the ones that do can live over 80 years.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
In Southern France, the Damselfly is on the hunt to find the most suitable mate for breeding.
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
Male humpback whales compete with each other while racing after a female.
Sea snakes breed in underwater caves and have some of the most toxic venom in the world.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
One male stays behind to watch out for everyone’s tadpoles.
The clownfish male is under constant surveillance by the female to ensure his egg-caring performance is up to par.
You better look out below…. and above!
These unique fish spread their wings and leave the ocean to escape predatory Dorados.
Octopuses live and breathe underwater, but that doesn’t stop the Australian Abdopus from roaming on land, too.
Explore the tricked-out boat ‘The Hunt’ crew used to film elusive deep-sea predators.
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
Follow a fisherman’s journey alongside two thousand others into Antogo Lake!
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!
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
The ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
It takes weeks underwater to find and film the fascinating animals of the deep.
Suction cup cameras provided the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew with a whole new perspective of a sperm whale family.
A gathering of orca whales use fascinating teamwork to hunt herring.
Filming a blue whale feeding underwater is not for the faint of heart.
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”
Coral has been found all the way down at 6,000 meters deep, but these reefs are incredibly vulnerable.
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
After reaching a certain body size, Kobudai fish can change from female to male!
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
Can this eel escape a toxic brine pool death trap at the bottom of the sea?
Sperm whales can dive up to 3,280 feet deep. Meet the underwater cameraman who managed to capture this split-level footage..
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.
Meet the group who’ve been helping dolphins suffering from plastic since the 1980’s.
With an oversized left eye, this deep-sea squid can detect silhouettes of prey swimming above.
Over four years of filming, the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew witnessed key changes in the world’s oceans.
It took a very special camera stytem to film the lives of the creatures of the reefs.
How far will a blenny go for love?