Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
Painted wolves have an 80% hunting success rate, one of Africa’s very highest.
Painted wolf Tait’s pack is surrounded by enemies: lions, hyennas, and her rival daughter, Blacktip.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
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!
The rules are simple: winner takes all.
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
Hungry monkeys make a daring leap of faith across a crocodile infested river.
This baby monkey’s ancestors have roamed Earth’s forests for millions of years.
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
Is expert jungle traveler Alfred destined for life in the orangutan lonely hearts club?
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.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
It starts with a duet and ends with a frenzied chorus. The message is clear: stay away from our territory!
These crab-eating monkeys have found a one-stop-shop to swim, fish, and play.
The three-mile-high summits of the Ethiopian highlands are for expert climbers only: Gelada baboons.
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
He who rules the rubbish bin may rule the troop.
These gray leaf monkeys might appear drab, but their newborns stick out like a (cute) sore thumb!
These clever monkeys have a brilliant strategy to gain access to food.
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
The ‘Dynasties’ team spent two years with David, the Marlon Brando of chimps.
Using their binocular vision and precision beaks, hornbills successfully catch bats for dinner — for the first time ever caught on camera!
The ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ crew dodged thousands of roosting bats and millions of hungry cockroaches while filming inside a magnificent cave.
With hungry kittens to feed, a Margay cat prowls the jungle at night.
With night vision 20x stronger than humans, these tiny primates are some of the jungle’s most impressive predators.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
The nickname “Flying Lemur” may be a bit misleading, but these Colugos are the masters of the glide.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
These sulfur miners journey into one of the world’s most dangerous volcanic sites in Indonesia.
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
Like a true star, tigress Raj Behra chose a den no paparazzi could reach by car.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
She’s very slow and very determined. Watch a sloth’s journey to a juicy clump of fresh leaves.
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
When violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
Don’t climb another panther chameleon’s tree unless you’re looking for trouble!
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
Rescuers (and dogs!) bond with curious young chimps at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection.
Meet the adorably curious animal stars of ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’, who got up close and very personal with the lucky crew.
The ‘Eden’ crew films flying squirrels by night as they search for delicious truffles.
Discover how scientists track the turtles of Galapagos National Park to give them the best chance of living full, healthy lives — of up to 150 years or more!
In the Luangwa Valley, conditions are perfect for baby leopards, elephants, monkeys and more to take their very first steps in the world.
While on the hunt for insects, this patient frog must be on the lookout for ambushes by other hidden predators.
While their babysitter naps on the job, two curious meerkats sneak out to a dangerous cattle ring.
It’s hard work to keep an eye on three rambunctious baby meerkat pups.
The attraction is mutual between these two young meerkats. But will family come between them?
Mama meerkat Flint has found herself with a family full of rowdy boys!
A young male meerkat enters enemy territory for a chance at love.
Hummingbirds must consume half their weight in nectar each day — plus compete with hungry bees!
These playful young lion cubs annoy their sleep deprived parents in the grasslands.
A hungry hawk chases a crafty lizard through cacti in the desert. Will it end in a successful hunt or a great escape?
Young students at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection learn to use rocks to crack open their food.
The Yukon’s sneakiest residents are masters of disguise all year round.
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
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.
A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
This youngster has an important destiny to fulfill on the dangerous surface.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
Baby ostriches dodge elephants, giraffes, zebras, and brawling lions while trying to quench their thirst.
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.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
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 competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
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!
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
These highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
Within their first year of life, penguin chicks face many extraordinary hardships in the arctic.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
The beavers of Yellowstone fell hundreds of cottonwood trees every year as they construct their homes.
Tiny squirrels and giant bears alike must take great risks to prepare for winter.
There’s food in the tundra, if you know where to look.
Watch how this humpback family works together to hunt off the coast of Alaska.
It’s easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
Love is in the air, and this Arctic ground squirrel doesn’t want to miss his first date!
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
Humpback whales use ingenious teamwork, bubbles and sound to trick herring to the surface.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
Narwhals are some of the most mysterious and elusive animals in the oceans.
Male lemurs woo females via the power of pheromones.
Take a closeup look at what happens when venus flytraps call a temporary truce.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
In Southern France, the Damselfly is on the hunt to find the most suitable mate for breeding.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
This tiny female ‘elephant shrew’ outwits her enemies with cheetah like movements.
Watch how this itty bitty floating lizard manages to survive in the rainforest despite its tiny stature.
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.
The clownfish male is under constant surveillance by the female to ensure his egg-caring performance is up to par.
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
These unique fish spread their wings and leave the ocean to escape predatory Dorados.
Whether it’s playing the waiting game or facing a challenge head-on, everyone’s got their own unique style.
Octopuses live and breathe underwater, but that doesn’t stop the Australian Abdopus from roaming on land, too.
A human would need to run at 100 mph to do what the “Jesus Christ lizard” does easily!
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
This young woman must lead her herd on a perilous month long migration.
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
The fastest land animal on the planet, cheetahs can reach 58 mph while hunting.
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.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
Watch the first-ever footage of an octopus using shell armor to hide from a shark!
Bulk up, share, mind your manners and work on your speed!
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
It takes weeks underwater to find and film the fascinating animals of the deep.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
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.
See how ‘Blue Planet II’ cameramen used special slow-motion cameras to capture high-speed, bird-on-bird theft!
This ingenious crew took their cameras atop elephants to follow tigers into the forest.
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.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
Note these tricks of the trade to avoid painful ant bites!
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?
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
These Antarctic residents get front row seats to one of nature’s greatest light shows.
How do emperor penguins survive the cruelest winters on earth?
By carving steps in the ice, the film crew saved part of a penguin colony.
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
Baby meerkats make for easy eagle pickings. Can this young one’s family find him in time?
Ready or not, it’s time for these baby meerkats to leave the only home they’ve ever known.
A meerkat family must rely on one member’s navigational skills to lead them to a better life.
What do you do when you spot a suspicious solitary figure? Sound the alarm!
The first day out of the den is equal parts exhilarating and exhausting for these tiny meerkat pups.
Triplet meerkat babies explore the world outside their den for the very first time.
After surviving a sand storm, desert elephants rely on teamwork to save their youngest member.
After enduring a sandstorm and miles of walking in brutal heat, these desert elephants celebrate with a fruit tree feast.
It’s a seadragon dad’s job to carry the fertilized eggs until they hatch.
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
A Grévys zebra proves his worth to a mate.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
Tracking Australia’s most elusive predators was the crew’s greatest challenge, but eventually led them to a very special surprise.
Watch these curious cubs welcome their mother back to the den.
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.
A mother humpback whale must go without food while her calf consumes 500 liters of her milk a day.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
A determined polar bear mother leads her cubs into a dangerous new world.
Now she has four babies to fatten up for the winter. Her secret? Pine nuts.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.
Young stoats learn important life skills during play — plus they get to break out their dance moves.
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
The Hunt’ producers filmed a wild dog hunt from both land and air — and the results are riveting!
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
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.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.