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.
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.
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.
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 inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
Hungry monkeys make a daring leap of faith across a crocodile infested river.
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 naturalist recounts the changes he’s witnessed to Borneo’s tropical forests — home to the endangered orangutan.
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 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.
The ‘Dynasties’ team spent two years with David, the Marlon Brando of chimps.
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
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.
Fortune favors the brave bears.
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!
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.
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!
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
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?
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
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.
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
A young Alaskan brown bear hasn’t quite mastered the art of catching leaping salmon.
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.
Young stoats learn important life skills during play — plus they get to break out their dance moves.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
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.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
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.
The ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ crew faced extremely hostile conditions to film wildlife on the remote coast of Namibia.
While their babysitter naps on the job, two curious meerkats sneak out to a dangerous cattle ring.
Ready or not, it’s time for these baby meerkats to leave the only home they’ve ever known.
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 penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
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.
Watch these curious cubs welcome their mother back to the den.
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
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.
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.
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.
Now she has four babies to fatten up for the winter. Her secret? Pine nuts.
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.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
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.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
Like a true star, tigress Raj Behra chose a den no paparazzi could reach by car.
Few people have ever been this close to the stunning San Rafael glacier — the fastest calving glacier in the world.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
The nickname “Flying Lemur” may be a bit misleading, but these Colugos are the masters of the glide.
As the largest herbavores in the sea, dugons can eat an entire football field’s worth of sea grass in a single day.
The attraction is mutual between these two young meerkats. But will family come between them?
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
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?
Watch the surprising twist ending when an opportunistic hyena interrupts a leopard and her prey.
For its size, the sengi is faster than the cheetah. Can this crafty mother escape a hungry monitor lizard?
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.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
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!
Elusive Iberian lynx and grey wolves were extremely hard to find — let alone film.
Here’s how to hunt in the shallowest of waters.
Measured from the sea floor, some of these peaks are taller than Everest!
These highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
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.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
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?
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
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!
With hungry kittens to feed, a Margay cat prowls the jungle at night.
With night vision 20x stronger than humans, these tiny primates are some of the jungle’s most impressive predators.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
A Grévys zebra proves his worth to a mate.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
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!
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
These spiders’ silk is the toughest natural fiber on the entire planet.
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
This ingenious crew took their cameras atop elephants to follow tigers into the forest.
Coral has been found all the way down at 6,000 meters deep, but these reefs are incredibly vulnerable.
It took a very special camera stytem to film the lives of the creatures of the reefs.
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!
Mama meerkat Flint has found herself with a family full of rowdy boys!
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
How do emperor penguins survive the cruelest winters on earth?
A gathering of orca whales use fascinating teamwork to hunt herring.
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!
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
By carving steps in the ice, the film crew saved part of a penguin colony.
Breakfast is served.
How far will a blenny go for love?
A young male meerkat enters enemy territory for a chance at love.
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
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.
Take a closeup look at what happens when venus flytraps call a temporary truce.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
A human would need to run at 100 mph to do what the “Jesus Christ lizard” does easily!
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
Male lemurs woo females via the power of pheromones.
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
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.
This tiny female ‘elephant shrew’ outwits her enemies with cheetah like movements.
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.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
“Randy Shandy” has a flirtatious reputation, and his rival males are having none of it.
Find out what it takes to capture the perfect skyscape.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
It’s a fish feast for the ages in Katmai National Park, where grizzly bears eat up to 90 pounds a day.
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.
Painted wolves have an 80% hunting success rate, one of Africa’s very highest.
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.