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.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
There’s no better storyteller than nature.
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.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
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.
Filming a blue whale feeding underwater is not for the faint of heart.
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”
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
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.
Sperm whales can dive up to 3,280 feet deep. Meet the underwater cameraman who managed to capture this split-level footage..
Over four years of filming, the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew witnessed key changes in the world’s oceans.
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.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
Around the first full moon of winter, hundreds of thousands of spider crabs gather to shed their shells.
Meet the group who’ve been helping dolphins suffering from plastic since the 1980’s.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
Narwhals are some of the most mysterious and elusive animals in the oceans.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
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.
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!
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.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
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.
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
It’s an uphill battle to climb this muddy mountain.
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
This young woman must lead her herd on a perilous month long migration.
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.
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.
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
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 ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
The ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
A gathering of orca whales use fascinating teamwork to hunt herring.
Coral has been found all the way down at 6,000 meters deep, but these reefs are incredibly vulnerable.
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!
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
Can this eel escape a toxic brine pool death trap at the bottom of the sea?
Dolphins, sailfish, and rays all get in on the lanternfish hunting action.
With an oversized left eye, this deep-sea squid can detect silhouettes of prey swimming above.
Young students at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection learn to use rocks to crack open their food.
It’s hard to keep these little one’s attention, but the rescuers at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection are up to the challenge.
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
A female turtle spends five long years returning to her birth site to lay hundreds of eggs of her own.
These adorable owls enjoy seasonal beetle delights and settle in for the breeding season.
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.
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
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.
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
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.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
There are many different theories behind these mysterious blobs.
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
The reason is more sinister than you may imagine.
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
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.
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!
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
After roaming the earth for millions of years, the Northern white rhino population is down to two.
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.
It’s a seadragon dad’s job to carry the fertilized eggs until they hatch.
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.
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
A whale shark enjoys it’s annual plankton feast while other fish use it as a giant shield.
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
Watch how this humpback family works together to hunt off the coast of Alaska.
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
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.
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
Humpback whales use ingenious teamwork, bubbles and sound to trick herring to the surface.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
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.
The clownfish male is under constant surveillance by the female to ensure his egg-caring performance is up to par.
You better look out below…. and above!
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.
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
How far will a blenny go for love?
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.
Baby ostriches dodge elephants, giraffes, zebras, and brawling lions while trying to quench their thirst.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
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.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
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.
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
The beavers of Yellowstone fell hundreds of cottonwood trees every year as they construct their homes.
It’s easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
A young Alaskan brown bear hasn’t quite mastered the art of catching leaping salmon.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
Each animal plays their part in the annual spectacle of the South African Sardine Run.
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.
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
One male stays behind to watch out for everyone’s tadpoles.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
Follow a fisherman’s journey alongside two thousand others into Antogo Lake!