These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
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.
A polar bear can smell a seal’s breathing hole from over a half a mile away.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
Oy! A very hungry polar bear treated himself to the crew’s bacon, sour cream, yogurt, and more.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
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.
Young stoats learn important life skills during play — plus they get to break out their dance moves.
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?
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
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.
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 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.
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.
A young Alaskan brown bear hasn’t quite mastered the art of catching leaping salmon.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
White water lilies and spring flowers are reborn as the winter ice retreats.
Saguaro cactus flowers bloom over a period of successive nights in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
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!
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
No umbrella required.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
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 violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
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!
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
Narwhals are some of the most mysterious and elusive animals in the oceans.
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
This young woman must lead her herd on a perilous month long migration.
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
Over four years of filming, the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew witnessed key changes in the world’s oceans.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
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.
The naturalist recounts the changes he’s witnessed to Borneo’s tropical forests — home to the endangered orangutan.
Tracking Australia’s most elusive predators was the crew’s greatest challenge, but eventually led them to a very special surprise.
Elusive Iberian lynx and grey wolves were extremely hard to find — let alone film.
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 special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
There’s no better storyteller than nature.
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
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.
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
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.
Like a true star, tigress Raj Behra chose a den no paparazzi could reach by car.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
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.
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?
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.
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.
As the largest herbavores in the sea, dugons can eat an entire football field’s worth of sea grass in a single day.
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
Here’s how to hunt in the shallowest of waters.
These highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
Watch how this itty bitty floating lizard manages to survive in the rainforest despite its tiny stature.
The clownfish male is under constant surveillance by the female to ensure his egg-caring performance is up to par.
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
Bulk up, share, mind your manners and work on your speed!
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.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
Only one hatchling in 1,000 will survive to adulthood, but the ones that do can live over 80 years.
Measured from the sea floor, some of these peaks are taller than Everest!
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
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.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
Octopuses live and breathe underwater, but that doesn’t stop the Australian Abdopus from roaming on land, too.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
How far will a blenny go for love?
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
It’s a fish feast for the ages in Katmai National Park, where grizzly bears eat up to 90 pounds a day.
It’s easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
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.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
She isn’t much to look at, but this Bald Eagle’s got attitude for days.
Love is in the air, and this Arctic ground squirrel doesn’t want to miss his first date!
These aerial predators must spend every daylight hour scanning the slopes for prey.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
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.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.