After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
A Grévys zebra proves his worth to a mate.
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
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 African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
After roaming the earth for millions of years, the Northern white rhino population is down to two.
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.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
Don’t climb another panther chameleon’s tree unless you’re looking for trouble!
The fastest land animal on the planet, cheetahs can reach 58 mph while hunting.
Follow a fisherman’s journey alongside two thousand others into Antogo Lake!
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
Breakfast is served.
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.
The Hunt’ producers filmed a wild dog hunt from both land and air — and the results are riveting!
This youngster has an important destiny to fulfill on the dangerous surface.
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
Saguaro cactus flowers bloom over a period of successive nights in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
Each battle has a different ending.
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
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.
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
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.
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!
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!
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.
Is expert jungle traveler Alfred destined for life in the orangutan lonely hearts club?
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
Each animal plays their part in the annual spectacle of the South African Sardine Run.
Male lemurs woo females via the power of pheromones.
This tiny female ‘elephant shrew’ outwits her enemies with cheetah like movements.
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
A human would need to run at 100 mph to do what the “Jesus Christ lizard” does easily!
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
The ‘Dynasties’ team spent two years with David, the Marlon Brando of chimps.
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.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
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.
Hundreds of newborn turtles rush toward the sea in the most perilous five minutes of their lives.
It’s a seadragon dad’s job to carry the fertilized eggs until they hatch.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
When violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
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.
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.
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.
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
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.
A mother humpback whale must go without food while her calf consumes 500 liters of her milk a day.
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.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
This periodical cicada swarm is the largest insect invasion on the planet.
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.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
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.
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
Watch how this humpback family works together to hunt off the coast of Alaska.
There are many different theories behind these mysterious blobs.
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
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.
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.
Take a closeup look at what happens when venus flytraps call a temporary truce.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
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.
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
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.
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 ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
Filming a blue whale feeding underwater is not for the faint of heart.
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!
Around the first full moon of winter, hundreds of thousands of spider crabs gather to shed their shells.
A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
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!
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
The beavers of Yellowstone fell hundreds of cottonwood trees every year as they construct their homes.
Now she has four babies to fatten up for the winter. Her secret? Pine nuts.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
She isn’t much to look at, but this Bald Eagle’s got attitude for days.
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.
It’s a fish feast for the ages in Katmai National Park, where grizzly bears eat up to 90 pounds a day.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
White water lilies and spring flowers are reborn as the winter ice retreats.
In Southern France, the Damselfly is on the hunt to find the most suitable mate for breeding.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
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.
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.
These clever monkeys have a brilliant strategy to gain access to food.
You better look out below…. and above!
Whether it’s playing the waiting game or facing a challenge head-on, everyone’s got their own unique style.
Explore the tricked-out boat ‘The Hunt’ crew used to film elusive deep-sea predators.
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
This young woman must lead her herd on a perilous month long migration.
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
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.
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?
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
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!
This ingenious crew took their cameras atop elephants to follow tigers into the forest.
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.
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.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
Oy! A very hungry polar bear treated himself to the crew’s bacon, sour cream, yogurt, and more.
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..
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
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?
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
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.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
Watch how this itty bitty floating lizard manages to survive in the rainforest despite its tiny stature.
These gray leaf monkeys might appear drab, but their newborns stick out like a (cute) sore thumb!
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
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.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
Within their first year of life, penguin chicks face many extraordinary hardships in the arctic.
Sandhill crane families face a storm on the way to Mexico.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
Dolphins, sailfish, and rays all get in on the lanternfish hunting action.
These busy grasses have their own special music.