It’s a seadragon dad’s job to carry the fertilized eggs until they hatch.
Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
There’s food in the tundra, if you know where to look.
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
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.
Painted wolf Tait’s pack is surrounded by enemies: lions, hyennas, and her rival daughter, Blacktip.
Like a true star, tigress Raj Behra chose a den no paparazzi could reach by car.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
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.
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.
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.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
Baby ostriches dodge elephants, giraffes, zebras, and brawling lions while trying to quench their thirst.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
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!
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.
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?
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 jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
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.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
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.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
A human would need to run at 100 mph to do what the “Jesus Christ lizard” does easily!
Don’t climb another panther chameleon’s tree unless you’re looking for trouble!
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
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.
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.
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.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
When violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
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.
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.
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.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
A determined polar bear mother leads her cubs into a dangerous new world.
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
Now she has four babies to fatten up for the winter. Her secret? Pine nuts.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
It’s easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
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!
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.
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
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.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
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.
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.
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 wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
Young stoats learn important life skills during play — plus they get to break out their dance moves.
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.
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
The Hunt’ producers filmed a wild dog hunt from both land and air — and the results are riveting!
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
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.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
See how ‘Blue Planet II’ cameramen used special slow-motion cameras to capture high-speed, bird-on-bird theft!
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
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!
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
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.
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.