These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
Elusive Iberian lynx and grey wolves were extremely hard to find — let alone film.
A mother humpback whale must go without food while her calf consumes 500 liters of her milk a day.
Measured from the sea floor, some of these peaks are taller than Everest!
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
The beavers of Yellowstone fell hundreds of cottonwood trees every year as they construct their homes.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
There are many different theories behind these mysterious blobs.
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
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.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
You better look out below…. and above!
These unique fish spread their wings and leave the ocean to escape predatory Dorados.
Explore the tricked-out boat ‘The Hunt’ crew used to film elusive deep-sea predators.
These sulfur miners journey into one of the world’s most dangerous volcanic sites in Indonesia.
Follow a fisherman’s journey alongside two thousand others into Antogo Lake!
No umbrella required.
Watch the first-ever footage of an octopus using shell armor to hide from a shark!
The ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
Dolphins, sailfish, and rays all get in on the lanternfish hunting action.
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
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.
The naturalist recounts the changes he’s witnessed to Borneo’s tropical forests — home to the endangered orangutan.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
There’s no better storyteller than nature.
Oscar-winning composer Steven Price (‘Gravity’) on how to score nature scenes.
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.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
It takes weeks underwater to find and film the fascinating animals of the deep.
Suction cup cameras provided the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew with a whole new perspective of a sperm whale family.
Filming a blue whale feeding underwater is not for the faint of heart.
See how ‘Blue Planet II’ cameramen used special slow-motion cameras to capture high-speed, bird-on-bird theft!
This ingenious crew took their cameras atop elephants to follow tigers into the forest.
In the words of ‘The Hunt’ cameraman: “It was the most extraordinary thing I’ve ever seen”
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
Oy! A very hungry polar bear treated himself to the crew’s bacon, sour cream, yogurt, and more.
Sperm whales can dive up to 3,280 feet deep. Meet the underwater cameraman who managed to capture this split-level footage..
Over four years of filming, the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew witnessed key changes in the world’s oceans.
Note these tricks of the trade to avoid painful ant bites!
It took a very special camera stytem to film the lives of the creatures of the reefs.
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
Painted wolves have an 80% hunting success rate, one of Africa’s very highest.
Painted wolf Tait’s pack is surrounded by enemies: lions, hyennas, and her rival daughter, Blacktip.
Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
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?
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.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
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.
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.
Only one hatchling in 1,000 will survive to adulthood, but the ones that do can live over 80 years.
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.
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.
Each battle has a different ending.
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
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.
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
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.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
It takes a fearless and patient mother to keep curious cubs safe.
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.
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!
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
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.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
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.
It’s an uphill battle to climb this muddy mountain.
Brave? Yes. Insanely risky? Also yes.
A polar bear can smell a seal’s breathing hole from over a half a mile away.
These Antarctic residents get front row seats to one of nature’s greatest light shows.
How do emperor penguins survive the cruelest winters on earth?
By carving steps in the ice, the film crew saved part of a penguin colony.
When chicks are left home alone in negative 40 degree weather, huddling is their only hope.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
This young woman must lead her herd on a perilous month long migration.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
The nickname “Flying Lemur” may be a bit misleading, but these Colugos are the masters of the glide.
It starts with a duet and ends with a frenzied chorus. The message is clear: stay away from our territory!
One of only 40 Amur leopards left in the wild, a mother works hard to get her young cub through the winter.
When that bamboo diet doesn’t get you fat enough to hibernate…
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
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.
They’re at the top of every predators hit list, except on this very special island.
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.
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
One wrong move and this fisherman could fall into the Mekong River currents.
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
Tigress Raj Behra’s two week old cubs take their very first steps.
Like a true star, tigress Raj Behra chose a den no paparazzi could reach by car.
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.
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
This periodical cicada swarm is the largest insect invasion on the planet.
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 giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
These spiders’ silk is the toughest natural fiber on the entire planet.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
Watch a gangly Guanaco calf take its very wobbly first steps.
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.
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
Graveside flowers are worth fighting for.
Here’s how to hunt in the shallowest of waters.
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.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
The rules are simple: winner takes all.
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 highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
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!
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
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.
These clever monkeys have a brilliant strategy to gain access to food.
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.
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
Alaskan brown bears get up to 90% of their annual energy during the coastal salmon run.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
A gathering of orca whales use fascinating teamwork to hunt herring.
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!
Can this eel escape a toxic brine pool death trap at the bottom of the sea?
Around the first full moon of winter, hundreds of thousands of spider crabs gather to shed their shells.
How far will a blenny go for love?
It’s a seadragon dad’s job to carry the fertilized eggs until they hatch.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
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.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
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.
So many tunnels, so little time. Will this Marten get lucky and find a mouse?
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
Saguaro cactus flowers bloom over a period of successive nights in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
White water lilies and spring flowers are reborn as the winter ice retreats.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
These gray leaf monkeys might appear drab, but their newborns stick out like a (cute) sore thumb!
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
The reason is more sinister than you may imagine.
These aerial predators must spend every daylight hour scanning the slopes for prey.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
Coral has been found all the way down at 6,000 meters deep, but these reefs are incredibly vulnerable.
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.
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.
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.
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
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.
It’s a fish feast for the ages in Katmai National Park, where grizzly bears eat up to 90 pounds a day.
How does a rookie bear cub get down from a tall tree?
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
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.