In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
The clownfish male is under constant surveillance by the female to ensure his egg-caring performance is up to par.
These unique fish spread their wings and leave the ocean to escape predatory Dorados.
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
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.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
A whale shark enjoys it’s annual plankton feast while other fish use it as a giant shield.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
Explore the tricked-out boat ‘The Hunt’ crew used to film elusive deep-sea predators.
Watch the first-ever footage of an octopus using shell armor to hide from a shark!
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.
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
The reason is more sinister than you may imagine.
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
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.
It takes weeks underwater to find and film the fascinating animals of the deep.
Can this eel escape a toxic brine pool death trap at the bottom of the sea?
With an oversized left eye, this deep-sea squid can detect silhouettes of prey swimming above.
Using their binocular vision and precision beaks, hornbills successfully catch bats for dinner — for the first time ever caught on camera!
The ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ crew dodged thousands of roosting bats and millions of hungry cockroaches while filming inside a magnificent cave.
Ready or not, it’s time for these baby meerkats to leave the only home they’ve ever known.
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.
Hummingbirds must consume half their weight in nectar each day — plus compete with hungry bees!
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?
Experience a powerful storm alongside lions, sengis, and reptiles in the African grasslands.
A hungry hawk chases a crafty lizard through cacti in the desert. Will it end in a successful hunt or a great escape?
After enduring a sandstorm and miles of walking in brutal heat, these desert elephants celebrate with a fruit tree feast.
Young students at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection learn to use rocks to crack open their food.
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.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
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!
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
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 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.
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
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.
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.
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.
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!
These highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
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.
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
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.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
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.
Oscar-winning composer Steven Price (‘Gravity’) on how to score nature scenes.
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.
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
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 ‘Dynasties’ team spent two years with David, the Marlon Brando of chimps.
The ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
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.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
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.
The Hunt’ producers filmed a wild dog hunt from both land and air — and the results are riveting!
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
Hungry monkeys make a daring leap of faith across a crocodile infested river.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
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.
After roaming the earth for millions of years, the Northern white rhino population is down to two.
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!
You better look out below…. and above!
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
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.
She isn’t much to look at, but this Bald Eagle’s got attitude for days.
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!
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
Each animal plays their part in the annual spectacle of the South African Sardine Run.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
Follow a fisherman’s journey alongside two thousand others into Antogo Lake!
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
Filming a blue whale feeding underwater is not for the faint of heart.
Dolphins, sailfish, and rays all get in on the lanternfish hunting action.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
How far will a blenny go for love?
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
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.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
Sandhill crane families face a storm on the way to Mexico.
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 easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
Love is in the air, and this Arctic ground squirrel doesn’t want to miss his first date!
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.
A young Alaskan brown bear hasn’t quite mastered the art of catching leaping salmon.
Saguaro cactus flowers bloom over a period of successive nights in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
A mother humpback whale must go without food while her calf consumes 500 liters of her milk a day.
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.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
Male humpback whales compete with each other while racing after a female.
Suction cup cameras provided the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew with a whole new perspective of a sperm whale family.
See how ‘Blue Planet II’ cameramen used special slow-motion cameras to capture high-speed, bird-on-bird theft!
In the words of ‘The Hunt’ cameraman: “It was the most extraordinary thing I’ve ever seen”
Sperm whales can dive up to 3,280 feet deep. Meet the underwater cameraman who managed to capture this split-level footage..
Around the first full moon of winter, hundreds of thousands of spider crabs gather to shed their shells.
Meet the group who’ve been helping dolphins suffering from plastic since the 1980’s.
Over four years of filming, the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew witnessed key changes in the world’s oceans.
It took a very special camera stytem to film the lives of the creatures of the reefs.
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
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.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
White water lilies and spring flowers are reborn as the winter ice retreats.
In Southern France, the Damselfly is on the hunt to find the most suitable mate for breeding.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
One male stays behind to watch out for everyone’s tadpoles.