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.
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.
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
A female turtle spends five long years returning to her birth site to lay hundreds of eggs of her own.
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 two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
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.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
Octopuses live and breathe underwater, but that doesn’t stop the Australian Abdopus from roaming on land, too.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
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.
Elusive Iberian lynx and grey wolves were extremely hard to find — let alone film.
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
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.
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
By carving steps in the ice, the film crew saved part of a penguin colony.
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.
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.
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
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.
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
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.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
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.
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.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
Young students at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection learn to use rocks to crack open their food.
A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
This youngster has an important destiny to fulfill on the dangerous surface.
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.
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
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.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
It starts with a duet and ends with a frenzied chorus. The message is clear: stay away from our territory!
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
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.
A whale shark enjoys it’s annual plankton feast while other fish use it as a giant shield.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
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.
There are many different theories behind these mysterious blobs.
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
Sea snakes breed in underwater caves and have some of the most toxic venom in the world.
A human would need to run at 100 mph to do what the “Jesus Christ lizard” does easily!
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
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.
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.
No umbrella required.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
The ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
After roaming the earth for millions of years, the Northern white rhino population is down to two.
You better look out below…. and above!
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
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!
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
Now safe at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection, this sweet girl enjoys cuddles with her carers.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
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.
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
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.
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 highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
These gray leaf monkeys might appear drab, but their newborns stick out like a (cute) sore thumb!
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
These Antarctic residents get front row seats to one of nature’s greatest light shows.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
A Grévys zebra proves his worth to a mate.
Is expert jungle traveler Alfred destined for life in the orangutan lonely hearts club?
Watch how this itty bitty floating lizard manages to survive in the rainforest despite its tiny stature.
Don’t climb another panther chameleon’s tree unless you’re looking for trouble!
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
A young Alaskan brown bear hasn’t quite mastered the art of catching leaping salmon.
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.
Watch these curious cubs welcome their mother back to the den.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
It’s an uphill battle to climb this muddy mountain.
So many tunnels, so little time. Will this Marten get lucky and find a mouse?
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
How far will a blenny go for love?
Take a closeup look at what happens when venus flytraps call a temporary truce.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
These aerial predators must spend every daylight hour scanning the slopes for prey.
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.
It’s a fish feast for the ages in Katmai National Park, where grizzly bears eat up to 90 pounds a day.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.