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!
He who rules the rubbish bin may rule the troop.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
The nickname “Flying Lemur” may be a bit misleading, but these Colugos are the masters of the glide.
A mother humpback whale must go without food while her calf consumes 500 liters of her milk a day.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
The rules are simple: winner takes all.
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
A determined polar bear mother leads her cubs into a dangerous new world.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
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.
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.
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.
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
There’s no better storyteller than nature.
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
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.
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
By carving steps in the ice, the film crew saved part of a penguin colony.
The ‘Dynasties’ team spent two years with David, the Marlon Brando of chimps.
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
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.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
Meet the group who’ve been helping dolphins suffering from plastic since the 1980’s.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
The Yukon’s sneakiest residents are masters of disguise all year round.
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.
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.
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!
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
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.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
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.
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.
Octopuses live and breathe underwater, but that doesn’t stop the Australian Abdopus from roaming on land, too.
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.
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.
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.
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
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.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
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.
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.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
Young stoats learn important life skills during play — plus they get to break out their dance moves.
It’s an uphill battle to climb this muddy mountain.
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!
So many tunnels, so little time. Will this Marten get lucky and find a mouse?
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
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 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.
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
How far will a blenny go for love?
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.