When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
Tiny squirrels and giant bears alike must take great risks to prepare for winter.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
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.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
Oy! A very hungry polar bear treated himself to the crew’s bacon, sour cream, yogurt, and more.
The ‘Eden’ crew films flying squirrels by night as they search for delicious truffles.
While their babysitter naps on the job, two curious meerkats sneak out to a dangerous cattle ring.
The attraction is mutual between these two young meerkats. But will family come between them?
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
Young stoats learn important life skills during play — plus they get to break out their dance moves.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
Now safe at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection, this sweet girl enjoys cuddles with her carers.
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
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!
These busy grasses have their own special music.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
Fortune favors the brave bears.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
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.
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.
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.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
Love is in the air, and this Arctic ground squirrel doesn’t want to miss his first date!
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
A young Alaskan brown bear hasn’t quite mastered the art of catching leaping salmon.
Meet the adorably curious animal stars of ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’, who got up close and very personal with the lucky crew.
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!
In the Luangwa Valley, conditions are perfect for baby leopards, elephants, monkeys and more to take their very first steps in the world.
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.
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.
Hummingbirds must consume half their weight in nectar each day — plus compete with hungry bees!
She’s very slow and very determined. Watch a sloth’s journey to a juicy clump of fresh leaves.
These playful young lion cubs annoy their sleep deprived parents in the grasslands.
Experience a powerful storm alongside lions, sengis, and reptiles in the African grasslands.
After surviving a sand storm, desert elephants rely on teamwork to save their youngest member.
After enduring a sandstorm and miles of walking in brutal heat, these desert elephants celebrate with a fruit tree feast.
Johnny sadly spend ten years on a chain. But heroic rescuers at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection have given him a whole new life, full of 24/7 love.
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.
Emperor penguins — serial monogamists —move from ocean to ice to choose their mates for the year.
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!
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?
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
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.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
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.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
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.
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
No umbrella required.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
These Antarctic residents get front row seats to one of nature’s greatest light shows.
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.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
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.
Now she has four babies to fatten up for the winter. Her secret? Pine nuts.
Rescuers (and dogs!) bond with curious young chimps at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection.
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.
The ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ crew faced extremely hostile conditions to film wildlife on the remote coast of Namibia.
The ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ crew dodged thousands of roosting bats and millions of hungry cockroaches while filming inside a magnificent cave.
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.
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 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?
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.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
Breakfast is served.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
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.
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.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
An alpha male woos some lusty females with a show-stopping performance.
Mama meerkat Flint has found herself with a family full of rowdy boys!
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
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.
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
A female turtle spends five long years returning to her birth site to lay hundreds of eggs of her own.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The reason is more sinister than you may imagine.
How far will a blenny go for love?
“Randy Shandy” has a flirtatious reputation, and his rival males are having none of it.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
The beavers of Yellowstone fell hundreds of cottonwood trees every year as they construct their homes.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
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.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
These aerial predators must spend every daylight hour scanning the slopes for prey.
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
Young students at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection learn to use rocks to crack open their food.
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.
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.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
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.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
Young flamingo fledglings use the help of a seasonal wind to break their shackles of ice.
Hungry monkeys make a daring leap of faith across a crocodile infested river.
A young male meerkat enters enemy territory for a chance at love.
With hungry kittens to feed, a Margay cat prowls the jungle at night.
A hungry hawk chases a crafty lizard through cacti in the desert. Will it end in a successful hunt or a great escape?
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
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.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.