Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
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.
There’s food in the tundra, if you know where to look.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
Each animal plays their part in the annual spectacle of the South African Sardine Run.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
See how ‘Blue Planet II’ cameramen used special slow-motion cameras to capture high-speed, bird-on-bird theft!
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
Only one hatchling in 1,000 will survive to adulthood, but the ones that do can live over 80 years.
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!
Within their first year of life, penguin chicks face many extraordinary hardships in the arctic.
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
Male humpback whales compete with each other while racing after a female.
You better look out below…. and above!
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
Each battle has a different ending.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
Can this eel escape a toxic brine pool death trap at the bottom of the sea?
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
Baby ostriches dodge elephants, giraffes, zebras, and brawling lions while trying to quench their thirst.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
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.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
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.
These aerial predators must spend every daylight hour scanning the slopes for prey.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
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.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
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!
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
The rules are simple: winner takes all.
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.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
Don’t climb another panther chameleon’s tree unless you’re looking for trouble!
This youngster has an important destiny to fulfill on the dangerous surface.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
The last hatchling on the beach dodges predators from above and below on her way to the safety of the sea.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
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.
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
A crab must run the gauntlet to reach its far away feeding grounds.
Watch the first-ever footage of an octopus using shell armor to hide from a shark!
How do emperor penguins survive the cruelest winters on earth?
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
A gathering of orca whales use fascinating teamwork to hunt herring.
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
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.
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 roaming the earth for millions of years, the Northern white rhino population is down to two.
The naturalist recounts the changes he’s witnessed to Borneo’s tropical forests — home to the endangered orangutan.
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
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.
Over four years of filming, the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew witnessed key changes in the world’s oceans.