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.
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
This periodical cicada swarm is the largest insect invasion on the planet.
It’s easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
Octopuses live and breathe underwater, but that doesn’t stop the Australian Abdopus from roaming on land, too.
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
These spiders’ silk is the toughest natural fiber on the entire planet.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
With an oversized left eye, this deep-sea squid can detect silhouettes of prey swimming above.
This baby monkey’s ancestors have roamed Earth’s forests for millions of years.
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
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!
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.
The three-mile-high summits of the Ethiopian highlands are for expert climbers only: Gelada baboons.
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
He who rules the rubbish bin may rule the troop.
These gray leaf monkeys might appear drab, but their newborns stick out like a (cute) sore thumb!
These clever monkeys have a brilliant strategy to gain access to food.
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
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.
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 Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
A Grévys zebra proves his worth to a mate.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
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.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
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.
Each battle has a different ending.
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!
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.
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!
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
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!
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
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.
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.
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.
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
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.
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.
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
The rules are simple: winner takes all.
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.
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.
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.
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
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.
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.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
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.
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
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.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
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.
White water lilies and spring flowers are reborn as the winter ice retreats.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
Saguaro cactus flowers bloom over a period of successive nights in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
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.
You better look out below…. and above!
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.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
This young woman must lead her herd on a perilous month long migration.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
These sulfur miners journey into one of the world’s most dangerous volcanic sites in Indonesia.
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.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
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.
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 ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
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.
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
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!
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
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!
Can this eel escape a toxic brine pool death trap at the bottom of the sea?
Around the first full moon of winter, hundreds of thousands of spider crabs gather to shed their shells.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
How far will a blenny go for love?
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
By carving steps in the ice, the film crew saved part of a penguin colony.
Breakfast is served.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
Like a true star, tigress Raj Behra chose a den no paparazzi could reach by car.
Meet the group who’ve been helping dolphins suffering from plastic since the 1980’s.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
No umbrella required.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
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.
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
Within their first year of life, penguin chicks face many extraordinary hardships in the arctic.
The reason is more sinister than you may imagine.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
Watch how this itty bitty floating lizard manages to survive in the rainforest despite its tiny stature.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!