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.
The Yukon’s sneakiest residents are masters of disguise all year round.
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
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.
These clever monkeys have a brilliant strategy to gain access to food.
So many tunnels, so little time. Will this Marten get lucky and find a mouse?
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
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.
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.
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!
This baby monkey’s ancestors have roamed Earth’s forests for millions of years.
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.
Is expert jungle traveler Alfred destined for life in the orangutan lonely hearts club?
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.
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
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.
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.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
Bulk up, share, mind your manners and work on your speed!
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.
A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
Sandhill crane families face a storm on the way to Mexico.
She isn’t much to look at, but this Bald Eagle’s got attitude for days.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
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.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
You better look out below…. and above!
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
These aerial predators must spend every daylight hour scanning the slopes for prey.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
Emperor penguins — serial monogamists —move from ocean to ice to choose their mates for the year.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
A young Alaskan brown bear hasn’t quite mastered the art of catching leaping salmon.
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
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.
These crab-eating monkeys have found a one-stop-shop to swim, fish, and play.
These highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
Watch how this itty bitty floating lizard manages to survive in the rainforest despite its tiny stature.
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
These Antarctic residents get front row seats to one of nature’s greatest light shows.
By carving steps in the ice, the film crew saved part of a penguin colony.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
With the help of angelfish, this oceanic wanderer rids itself of clingy parasites.
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
Coral has been found all the way down at 6,000 meters deep, but these reefs are incredibly vulnerable.
Meet the group who’ve been helping dolphins suffering from plastic since the 1980’s.
It took a very special camera stytem to film the lives of the creatures of the reefs.
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.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
Here’s how to hunt in the shallowest of waters.
Measured from the sea floor, some of these peaks are taller than Everest!
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
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.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
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?
No umbrella required.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
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.
It starts with a duet and ends with a frenzied chorus. The message is clear: stay away from our territory!
The three-mile-high summits of the Ethiopian highlands are for expert climbers only: Gelada baboons.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
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?
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
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!
After roaming the earth for millions of years, the Northern white rhino population is down to two.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
This tiny female ‘elephant shrew’ outwits her enemies with cheetah like movements.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
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.
A human would need to run at 100 mph to do what the “Jesus Christ lizard” does easily!
This young woman must lead her herd on a perilous month long migration.
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
It takes weeks underwater to find and film the fascinating animals of the deep.
Painted wolves have an 80% hunting success rate, one of Africa’s very highest.
A whale shark enjoys it’s annual plankton feast while other fish use it as a giant shield.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
Humpback whales use ingenious teamwork, bubbles and sound to trick herring to the surface.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
Narwhals are some of the most mysterious and elusive animals in the oceans.
The naturalist recounts the changes he’s witnessed to Borneo’s tropical forests — home to the endangered orangutan.
He who rules the rubbish bin may rule the troop.
It’s a fish feast for the ages in Katmai National Park, where grizzly bears eat up to 90 pounds a day.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
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.