In the Luangwa Valley, conditions are perfect for baby leopards, elephants, monkeys and more to take their very first steps in the world.
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.
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.
It’s a seadragon dad’s job to carry the fertilized eggs until they hatch.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
There’s food in the tundra, if you know where to look.
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
Bulk up, share, mind your manners and work on your speed!
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
Painted wolf Tait’s pack is surrounded by enemies: lions, hyennas, and her rival daughter, Blacktip.
Like a true star, tigress Raj Behra chose a den no paparazzi could reach by car.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
Using their binocular vision and precision beaks, hornbills successfully catch bats for dinner — for the first time ever caught on camera!
With hungry kittens to feed, a Margay cat prowls the jungle at night.
She’s very slow and very determined. Watch a sloth’s journey to a juicy clump of fresh leaves.
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?
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
This ingenious crew took their cameras atop elephants to follow tigers into the forest.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
Note these tricks of the trade to avoid painful ant bites!
Fortune favors the brave bears.
Mama meerkat Flint has found herself with a family full of rowdy boys!
A female turtle spends five long years returning to her birth site to lay hundreds of eggs of her own.
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
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.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
Now she has four babies to fatten up for the winter. Her secret? Pine nuts.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
Hungry monkeys make a daring leap of faith across a crocodile infested river.
The ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ crew dodged thousands of roosting bats and millions of hungry cockroaches while filming inside a magnificent cave.
With night vision 20x stronger than humans, these tiny primates are some of the jungle’s most impressive predators.
The naturalist recounts the changes he’s witnessed to Borneo’s tropical forests — home to the endangered orangutan.
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.
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.
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
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.
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
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.
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
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.
Rescuers (and dogs!) bond with curious young chimps at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection.
Young flamingo fledglings use the help of a seasonal wind to break their shackles of ice.
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!
The ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ crew faced extremely hostile conditions to film wildlife on the remote coast of Namibia.
While their babysitter naps on the job, two curious meerkats sneak out to a dangerous cattle ring.
Baby meerkats make for easy eagle pickings. Can this young one’s family find him in time?
It’s hard work to keep an eye on three rambunctious baby meerkat pups.
These playful young lion cubs annoy their sleep deprived parents in the grasslands.
Young students at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection learn to use rocks to crack open their food.
It’s hard to keep these little one’s attention, but the rescuers at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection are up to the challenge.
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.
These adorable owls enjoy seasonal beetle delights and settle in for the breeding season.
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 baby monkey’s ancestors have roamed Earth’s forests for millions of years.
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.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
When violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
Tracking Australia’s most elusive predators was the crew’s greatest challenge, but eventually led them to a very special surprise.
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
Watch these curious cubs welcome their mother back to the den.
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.
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!
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.
A determined polar bear mother leads her cubs into a dangerous new world.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
It’s easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.
These gray leaf monkeys might appear drab, but their newborns stick out like a (cute) sore thumb!
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.
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
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.
Few people have ever been this close to the stunning San Rafael glacier — the fastest calving glacier in the world.
Find out what it takes to capture the perfect skyscape.
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!
Elusive Iberian lynx and grey wolves were extremely hard to find — let alone film.
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
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 behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
By carving steps in the ice, the film crew saved part of a penguin colony.
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.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
Breakfast is served.
Coral has been found all the way down at 6,000 meters deep, but these reefs are incredibly vulnerable.
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!
Meet the group who’ve been helping dolphins suffering from plastic since the 1980’s.
Watch the surprising twist ending when an opportunistic hyena interrupts a leopard and her prey.
It’s sunset in the Kalahri — will this hungry Caracal get her supper?
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
Each battle has a different ending.
The fastest land animal on the planet, cheetahs can reach 58 mph while hunting.
This remarkable sea lion hunting technique is unique to the Galapagos — and hungry pelicans get to reap the benefits, too!
While on the hunt for insects, this patient frog must be on the lookout for ambushes by other hidden predators.
An alpha male woos some lusty females with a show-stopping performance.
Hummingbirds must consume half their weight in nectar each day — plus compete with hungry bees!
For its size, the sengi is faster than the cheetah. Can this crafty mother escape a hungry monitor lizard?
Experience a powerful storm alongside lions, sengis, and reptiles in the African grasslands.
A hungry hawk chases a crafty lizard through cacti in the desert. Will it end in a successful hunt or a great escape?
After enduring a sandstorm and miles of walking in brutal heat, these desert elephants celebrate with a fruit tree feast.
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.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
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.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
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.
The rules are simple: winner takes all.
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.
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.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
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.
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!
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
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.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
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.
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.
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.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
The ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
The attraction is mutual between these two young meerkats. But will family come between them?
A young male meerkat enters enemy territory for a chance at love.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
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.
Watch how this humpback family works together to hunt off the coast of Alaska.
Love is in the air, and this Arctic ground squirrel doesn’t want to miss his first date!
Humpback whales use ingenious teamwork, bubbles and sound to trick herring to the surface.
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 amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
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.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
These clever monkeys have a brilliant strategy to gain access to food.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
See how ‘Blue Planet II’ cameramen used special slow-motion cameras to capture high-speed, bird-on-bird theft!
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
Painted wolves have an 80% hunting success rate, one of Africa’s very highest.
After reaching a certain body size, Kobudai fish can change from female to male!
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 took a very special camera stytem to film the lives of the creatures of the reefs.
How far will a blenny go for love?
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?
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
The reason is more sinister than you may imagine.
Over four years of filming, the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew witnessed key changes in the world’s oceans.
What do you do when you spot a suspicious solitary figure? Sound the alarm!
A Grévys zebra proves his worth to a mate.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
These crab-eating monkeys have found a one-stop-shop to swim, fish, and play.
Young stoats learn important life skills during play — plus they get to break out their dance moves.
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.