Triplet meerkat babies explore the world outside their den for the very first time.
She’s very slow and very determined. Watch a sloth’s journey to a juicy clump of fresh leaves.
The Yukon’s sneakiest residents are masters of disguise all year round.
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
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?
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.
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!
With hungry kittens to feed, a Margay cat prowls the jungle at night.
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?
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
This ingenious crew took their cameras atop elephants to follow tigers into the forest.
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.
Note these tricks of the trade to avoid painful ant bites!
It’s a seadragon dad’s job to carry the fertilized eggs until they hatch.
This baby monkey’s ancestors have roamed Earth’s forests for millions of years.
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
A whale shark enjoys it’s annual plankton feast while other fish use it as a giant shield.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
White water lilies and spring flowers are reborn as the winter ice retreats.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
No umbrella required.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
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.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
The first day out of the den is equal parts exhilarating and exhausting for these tiny meerkat pups.
Hummingbirds must consume half their weight in nectar each day — plus compete with hungry bees!
These playful young lion cubs annoy their sleep deprived parents in the grasslands.
Experience a powerful storm alongside lions, sengis, and reptiles in the African grasslands.
After surviving a sand storm, desert elephants rely on teamwork to save their youngest member.
After enduring a sandstorm and miles of walking in brutal heat, these desert elephants celebrate with a fruit tree feast.
Now safe at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection, this sweet girl enjoys cuddles with her carers.
Johnny sadly spend ten years on a chain. But heroic rescuers at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection have given him a whole new life, full of 24/7 love.
It’s hard to keep these little one’s attention, but the rescuers at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection are up to the challenge.
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.
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!
Meet the tiny little dung beetle that could.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
After roaming the earth for millions of years, the Northern white rhino population is down to two.
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
With the help of angelfish, this oceanic wanderer rids itself of clingy parasites.
These crab-eating monkeys have found a one-stop-shop to swim, fish, and play.
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.
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.
These gray leaf monkeys might appear drab, but their newborns stick out like a (cute) sore thumb!
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
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 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.
As the largest herbavores in the sea, dugons can eat an entire football field’s worth of sea grass in a single day.
Mama meerkat Flint has found herself with a family full of rowdy boys!
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
Here’s how to hunt in the shallowest of waters.
These highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
With night vision 20x stronger than humans, these tiny primates are some of the jungle’s most impressive predators.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
When violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
Don’t climb another panther chameleon’s tree unless you’re looking for trouble!
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
A young male meerkat enters enemy territory for a chance at love.
A hungry hawk chases a crafty lizard through cacti in the desert. Will it end in a successful hunt or a great escape?
Young students at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection learn to use rocks to crack open their food.
A female turtle spends five long years returning to her birth site to lay hundreds of eggs of her own.
A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
The last hatchling on the beach dodges predators from above and below on her way to the safety of the sea.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
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.
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
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.
This periodical cicada swarm is the largest insect invasion on the planet.
Measured from the sea floor, some of these peaks are taller than Everest!
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
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.
Within their first year of life, penguin chicks face many extraordinary hardships in the arctic.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
The beavers of Yellowstone fell hundreds of cottonwood trees every year as they construct their homes.
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.
Love is in the air, and this Arctic ground squirrel doesn’t want to miss his first date!
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
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.
Male lemurs woo females via the power of pheromones.
Take a closeup look at what happens when venus flytraps call a temporary truce.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
In Southern France, the Damselfly is on the hunt to find the most suitable mate for breeding.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
This tiny female ‘elephant shrew’ outwits her enemies with cheetah like movements.
Watch how this itty bitty floating lizard manages to survive in the rainforest despite its tiny stature.
Sea snakes breed in underwater caves and have some of the most toxic venom in the world.
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
The clownfish male is under constant surveillance by the female to ensure his egg-caring performance is up to par.
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
These unique fish spread their wings and leave the ocean to escape predatory Dorados.
Whether it’s playing the waiting game or facing a challenge head-on, everyone’s got their own unique style.
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.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
This young woman must lead her herd on a perilous month long migration.
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
These sulfur miners journey into one of the world’s most dangerous volcanic sites in Indonesia.
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.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
Watch the first-ever footage of an octopus using shell armor to hide from a shark!
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
Bulk up, share, mind your manners and work on your speed!
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
It takes weeks underwater to find and film the fascinating animals of the deep.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
Suction cup cameras provided the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew with a whole new perspective of a sperm whale family.
A gathering of orca whales use fascinating teamwork to hunt herring.
See how ‘Blue Planet II’ cameramen used special slow-motion cameras to capture high-speed, bird-on-bird theft!
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
Painted wolves have an 80% hunting success rate, one of Africa’s very highest.
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.
Painted wolf Tait’s pack is surrounded by enemies: lions, hyennas, and her rival daughter, Blacktip.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
Can this eel escape a toxic brine pool death trap at the bottom of the sea?
Sperm whales can dive up to 3,280 feet deep. Meet the underwater cameraman who managed to capture this split-level footage..
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.
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
It took a very special camera stytem to film the lives of the creatures of the reefs.
How far will a blenny go for love?
A determined polar bear mother leads her cubs into a dangerous new world.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
Tracking Australia’s most elusive predators was the crew’s greatest challenge, but eventually led them to a very special surprise.
By carving steps in the ice, the film crew saved part of a penguin colony.
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.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
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?
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.
A Grévys zebra proves his worth to a mate.
Only one hatchling in 1,000 will survive to adulthood, but the ones that do can live over 80 years.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
Coral has been found all the way down at 6,000 meters deep, but these reefs are incredibly vulnerable.
Oy! A very hungry polar bear treated himself to the crew’s bacon, sour cream, yogurt, and more.
Breakfast is served.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
Now she has four babies to fatten up for the winter. Her secret? Pine nuts.
One male stays behind to watch out for everyone’s tadpoles.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
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.
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.
The Hunt’ producers filmed a wild dog hunt from both land and air — and the results are riveting!
Meet the group who’ve been helping dolphins suffering from plastic since the 1980’s.
The ‘Dynasties’ team spent two years with David, the Marlon Brando of chimps.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
It’s a fish feast for the ages in Katmai National Park, where grizzly bears eat up to 90 pounds a day.
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.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
You better look out below…. and above!
A crab must run the gauntlet to reach its far away feeding grounds.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
Elusive Iberian lynx and grey wolves were extremely hard to find — let alone film.
He who rules the rubbish bin may rule the troop.
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?