In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
Take a closeup look at what happens when venus flytraps call a temporary truce.
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.
The lights in this city of seven million are a sight behold.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
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!
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.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
This tiny female ‘elephant shrew’ outwits her enemies with cheetah like movements.
The clownfish male is under constant surveillance by the female to ensure his egg-caring performance is up to par.
A human would need to run at 100 mph to do what the “Jesus Christ lizard” does easily!
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
How far will a blenny go for love?
With the help of angelfish, this oceanic wanderer rids itself of clingy parasites.
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!
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
The ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
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!
Coral has been found all the way down at 6,000 meters deep, but these reefs are incredibly vulnerable.
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
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.
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.
Meet the group who’ve been helping dolphins suffering from plastic since the 1980’s.
With an oversized left eye, this deep-sea squid can detect silhouettes of prey swimming above.
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.
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
As the largest herbavores in the sea, dugons can eat an entire football field’s worth of sea grass in a single day.
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
A whale shark enjoys it’s annual plankton feast while other fish use it as a giant shield.
Hungry monkeys make a daring leap of faith across a crocodile infested river.
Baby meerkats make for easy eagle pickings. Can this young one’s family find him in time?
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?
A hungry hawk chases a crafty lizard through cacti in the desert. Will it end in a successful hunt or a great escape?
Now safe at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection, this sweet girl enjoys cuddles with her carers.
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.
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 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!
Only one hatchling in 1,000 will survive to adulthood, but the ones that do can live over 80 years.
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
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.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
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!
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
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.
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.
Saguaro cactus flowers bloom over a period of successive nights in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
These gray leaf monkeys might appear drab, but their newborns stick out like a (cute) sore thumb!
Octopuses live and breathe underwater, but that doesn’t stop the Australian Abdopus from roaming on land, too.
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
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.
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.
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.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
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.
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
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.
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
You better look out below…. and above!
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.
Follow a fisherman’s journey alongside two thousand others into Antogo Lake!
Filming a blue whale feeding underwater is not for the faint of heart.
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
Emperor penguins — serial monogamists —move from ocean to ice to choose their mates for the year.
The last hatchling on the beach dodges predators from above and below on her way to the safety of the sea.
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
A mother humpback whale must go without food while her calf consumes 500 liters of her milk a day.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
Watch how this humpback family works together to hunt off the coast of Alaska.
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.
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.
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
Male humpback whales compete with each other while racing after a female.
Sea snakes breed in underwater caves and have some of the most toxic venom in the world.
Explore the tricked-out boat ‘The Hunt’ crew used to film elusive deep-sea predators.
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
In the words of ‘The Hunt’ cameraman: “It was the most extraordinary thing I’ve ever seen”
For astrophotographer Antoine Ribaut, the fight against light pollution means carving his very own telescope lenses.
It’s hard work to keep an eye on three rambunctious baby meerkat pups.
The attraction is mutual between these two young meerkats. But will family come between them?
The first day out of the den is equal parts exhilarating and exhausting for these tiny meerkat pups.
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.
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 enduring a sandstorm and miles of walking in brutal heat, these desert elephants celebrate with a fruit tree feast.
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.
These adorable owls enjoy seasonal beetle delights and settle in for the breeding season.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
A brave chimpanzee uses tools to break into a hidden beehive.
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.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
It’s easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
So many tunnels, so little time. Will this Marten get lucky and find a mouse?
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
Young students at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection learn to use rocks to crack open their food.
It’s hard to keep these little one’s attention, but the rescuers at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection are up to the challenge.
The Yukon’s sneakiest residents are masters of disguise all year round.
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
Practice makes perfect for these brown bear cubs of Finland.
The nickname “Flying Lemur” may be a bit misleading, but these Colugos are the masters of the glide.
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.
Young stoats learn important life skills during play — plus they get to break out their dance moves.
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
After surviving a sand storm, desert elephants rely on teamwork to save their youngest member.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
With hungry kittens to feed, a Margay cat prowls the jungle at night.
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
This periodical cicada swarm is the largest insect invasion on the planet.
In Southern France, the Damselfly is on the hunt to find the most suitable mate for breeding.
Watch how this itty bitty floating lizard manages to survive in the rainforest despite its tiny stature.
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.
Using their binocular vision and precision beaks, hornbills successfully catch bats for dinner — for the first time ever caught on camera!
Don’t climb another panther chameleon’s tree unless you’re looking for trouble!
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
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.
The beavers of Yellowstone fell hundreds of cottonwood trees every year as they construct their homes.
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
It takes weeks underwater to find and film the fascinating animals of the deep.