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.
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.
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
Love is in the air, and this Arctic ground squirrel doesn’t want to miss his first date!
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.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
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.
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.
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
You better look out below…. and above!
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.
It’s a seadragon dad’s job to carry the fertilized eggs until they hatch.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
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!
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.
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
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 determined polar bear mother leads her cubs into a dangerous new world.
A young Alaskan brown bear hasn’t quite mastered the art of catching leaping salmon.
These gray leaf monkeys might appear drab, but their newborns stick out like a (cute) sore thumb!
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
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.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
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.
As the largest herbavores in the sea, dugons can eat an entire football field’s worth of sea grass in a single day.
These crab-eating monkeys have found a one-stop-shop to swim, fish, and play.
These highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
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.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
These Antarctic residents get front row seats to one of nature’s greatest light shows.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
Watch these curious cubs welcome their mother back to the den.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
Breakfast is served.
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
How far will a blenny go for love?
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 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.
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.
Humpback whales use ingenious teamwork, bubbles and sound to trick herring to the surface.
Each animal plays their part in the annual spectacle of the South African Sardine Run.
Take a closeup look at what happens when venus flytraps call a temporary truce.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
Octopuses live and breathe underwater, but that doesn’t stop the Australian Abdopus from roaming on land, too.
There’s no better storyteller than nature.
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
These aerial predators must spend every daylight hour scanning the slopes for prey.
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.
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.
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.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
Within their first year of life, penguin chicks face many extraordinary hardships in the arctic.
Narwhals are some of the most mysterious and elusive animals in the oceans.
White water lilies and spring flowers are reborn as the winter ice retreats.
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
Oy! A very hungry polar bear treated himself to the crew’s bacon, sour cream, yogurt, and more.
This youngster has an important destiny to fulfill on the dangerous surface.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
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.
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.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
Saguaro cactus flowers bloom over a period of successive nights in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
No umbrella required.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
Elusive Iberian lynx and grey wolves were extremely hard to find — let alone film.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
She isn’t much to look at, but this Bald Eagle’s got attitude for days.
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
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.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
The three-mile-high summits of the Ethiopian highlands are for expert climbers only: Gelada baboons.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
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.
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.
Filming a blue whale feeding underwater is not for the faint of heart.
This ingenious crew took their cameras atop elephants to follow tigers into the forest.
Note these tricks of the trade to avoid painful ant bites!