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!
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.
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.
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.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
A Grévys zebra proves his worth to a mate.
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
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.
The three-mile-high summits of the Ethiopian highlands are for expert climbers only: Gelada baboons.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
Don’t climb another panther chameleon’s tree unless you’re looking for trouble!
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!
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
Breakfast is served.
Painted wolves have an 80% hunting success rate, one of Africa’s very highest.
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!
With hungry kittens to feed, a Margay cat prowls the jungle at night.
It’s sunset in the Kalahri — will this hungry Caracal get her supper?
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
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.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
A young male meerkat enters enemy territory for a chance at love.
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.
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.
The ‘Dynasties’ team spent two years with David, the Marlon Brando of chimps.
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.
While their babysitter naps on the job, two curious meerkats sneak out to a dangerous cattle ring.
Baby meerkats make for easy eagle pickings. Can this young one’s family find him in time?
Ready or not, it’s time for these baby meerkats to leave the only home they’ve ever known.
“Randy Shandy” has a flirtatious reputation, and his rival males are having none of it.
It’s hard work to keep an eye on three rambunctious baby meerkat pups.
The attraction is mutual between these two young meerkats. But will family come between them?
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.
For its size, the sengi is faster than the cheetah. Can this crafty mother escape a hungry monitor lizard?
A hungry hawk chases a crafty lizard through cacti in the desert. Will it end in a successful hunt or a great escape?
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.
Now safe at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection, this sweet girl enjoys cuddles with her carers.
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.
This youngster has an important destiny to fulfill on the dangerous surface.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
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!
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
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!
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
Watch these curious cubs welcome their mother back to the den.
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
Like a true star, tigress Raj Behra chose a den no paparazzi could reach by car.
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.
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.
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.
Emperor penguins — serial monogamists —move from ocean to ice to choose their mates for the year.
A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
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.
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
The nickname “Flying Lemur” may be a bit misleading, but these Colugos are the masters of the glide.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
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!
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.
These highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
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.
Within their first year of life, penguin chicks face many extraordinary hardships in the arctic.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
The beavers of Yellowstone fell hundreds of cottonwood trees every year as they construct their homes.
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.
Love is in the air, and this Arctic ground squirrel doesn’t want to miss his first date!
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
Humpback whales use ingenious teamwork, bubbles and sound to trick herring to the surface.
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.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
In Southern France, the Damselfly is on the hunt to find the most suitable mate for breeding.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
Watch how this itty bitty floating lizard manages to survive in the rainforest despite its tiny stature.
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.
The clownfish male is under constant surveillance by the female to ensure his egg-caring performance is up to par.
These clever monkeys have a brilliant strategy to gain access to food.
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
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.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
This young woman must lead her herd on a perilous month long migration.
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.
Watch the first-ever footage of an octopus using shell armor to hide from a shark!
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
It takes weeks underwater to find and film the fascinating animals of the deep.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
Suction cup cameras provided the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew with a whole new perspective of a sperm whale family.
A gathering of orca whales use fascinating teamwork to hunt herring.
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.
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?
Sperm whales can dive up to 3,280 feet deep. Meet the underwater cameraman who managed to capture this split-level footage..
Dolphins, sailfish, and rays all get in on the lanternfish hunting action.
Around the first full moon of winter, hundreds of thousands of spider crabs gather to shed their shells.
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.
How far will a blenny go for love?
Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
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.
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
A young Alaskan brown bear hasn’t quite mastered the art of catching leaping salmon.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.