When violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
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.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
In the Luangwa Valley, conditions are perfect for baby leopards, elephants, monkeys and more to take their very first steps in the world.
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.
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
All the baby animals have come out to play.
It’s easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
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!
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
Fortune favors the brave bears.
Mama meerkat Flint has found herself with a family full of rowdy boys!
With hungry kittens to feed, a Margay cat prowls the jungle at night.
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.
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.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
Like a true star, tigress Raj Behra chose a den no paparazzi could reach by car.
Emperor penguins — serial monogamists —move from ocean to ice to choose their mates for the year.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
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!
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
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.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
It’s an uphill battle to climb this muddy mountain.
A polar bear can smell a seal’s breathing hole from over a half a mile away.
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.
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.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
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.
Over four years of filming, the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew witnessed key changes in the world’s oceans.
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.
Hungry monkeys make a daring leap of faith across a crocodile infested river.
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?
Ready or not, it’s time for these baby meerkats to leave the only home they’ve ever known.
It’s hard work to keep an eye on three rambunctious baby meerkat pups.
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 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.
These adorable owls enjoy seasonal beetle delights and settle in for the breeding season.
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 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.
Is expert jungle traveler Alfred destined for life in the orangutan lonely hearts club?
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.
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
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.
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.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
There’s food in the tundra, if you know where to look.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
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.
Bulk up, share, mind your manners and work on your speed!
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
This remarkable sea lion hunting technique is unique to the Galapagos — and hungry pelicans get to reap the benefits, too!
An alpha male woos some lusty females with a show-stopping performance.
Using their binocular vision and precision beaks, hornbills successfully catch bats for dinner — for the first time ever caught on camera!
Hummingbirds must consume half their weight in nectar each day — plus compete with hungry bees!
It’s sunset in the Kalahri — will this hungry Caracal get her supper?
A hungry hawk chases a crafty lizard through cacti in the desert. Will it end in a successful hunt or a great escape?
A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
Sandhill crane families face a storm on the way to Mexico.
She isn’t much to look at, but this Bald Eagle’s got attitude for days.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
Each animal plays their part in the annual spectacle of the South African Sardine Run.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
You better look out below…. and above!
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.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
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.
While on the hunt for insects, this patient frog must be on the lookout for ambushes by other hidden predators.
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.
She’s very slow and very determined. Watch a sloth’s journey to a juicy clump of fresh leaves.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
The naturalist recounts the changes he’s witnessed to Borneo’s tropical forests — home to the endangered orangutan.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
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.
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!
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
Humpback whales use ingenious teamwork, bubbles and sound to trick herring to the surface.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
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.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
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.
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.
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.
These clever monkeys have a brilliant strategy to gain access to food.
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!
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
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.
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.
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?
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
These sulfur miners journey into one of the world’s most dangerous volcanic sites in Indonesia.
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.
These spiders’ silk is the toughest natural fiber on the entire planet.
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
Watch the first-ever footage of an octopus using shell armor to hide from a shark!
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
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.
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!
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
Painted wolf Tait’s pack is surrounded by enemies: lions, hyennas, and her rival daughter, Blacktip.
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.
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?
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!
After enduring a sandstorm and miles of walking in brutal heat, these desert elephants celebrate with a fruit tree feast.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
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.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
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.
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.
Watch the surprising twist ending when an opportunistic hyena interrupts a leopard and her prey.
With night vision 20x stronger than humans, these tiny primates are some of the jungle’s most impressive predators.
For its size, the sengi is faster than the cheetah. Can this crafty mother escape a hungry monitor lizard?
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.
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
So many tunnels, so little time. Will this Marten get lucky and find a mouse?
There’s no better storyteller than nature.
Each battle has a different ending.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
A crab must run the gauntlet to reach its far away feeding grounds.
In the words of ‘The Hunt’ cameraman: “It was the most extraordinary thing I’ve ever seen”
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
He who rules the rubbish bin may rule the troop.
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
Male humpback whales compete with each other while racing after a female.
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
It’s a fish feast for the ages in Katmai National Park, where grizzly bears eat up to 90 pounds a day.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
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.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Breakfast is served.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.