Fortune favors the brave bears.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
Tiny squirrels and giant bears alike must take great risks to prepare for winter.
Watch how this humpback family works together to hunt off the coast of Alaska.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
Love is in the air, and this Arctic ground squirrel doesn’t want to miss his first date!
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.
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
A young male meerkat enters enemy territory for a chance at love.
At this Florida manatee hangout, youngsters get the chance to meet some unusually chilled-out reptiles.
These competing suitors only get one shot to impress a female.
This periodical cicada swarm is the largest insect invasion on the planet.
It’s easier to hide when there’s only two of you.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
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.
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
These spiders’ silk is the toughest natural fiber on the entire planet.
The ‘Dynasties’ team spent two years with David, the Marlon Brando of chimps.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
With an oversized left eye, this deep-sea squid can detect silhouettes of prey swimming above.
This remarkable sea lion hunting technique is unique to the Galapagos — and hungry pelicans get to reap the benefits, too!
Using their binocular vision and precision beaks, hornbills successfully catch bats for dinner — for the first time ever caught on camera!
It’s sunset in the Kalahri — will this hungry Caracal get her supper?
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
Why the square face? Well, you’ll see.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
Red fox can hear the sounds of mice under six feet of snow during freezing Yellowstone winters.
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.
You better look out below…. and above!
A crab must run the gauntlet to reach its far away feeding grounds.
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
The ‘Blue Planet II’ crew went old-school to film airborne Giant trevally in South Africa.
A gathering of orca whales use fascinating teamwork to hunt herring.
One touch from this beautiful but deadly creature is enough to paralyze.
The ‘Eden’ crew films flying squirrels by night as they search for delicious truffles.
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.
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?
A behind-the-scenes look at how the producers of ‘Planet Earth II’ stumbled upon comedy gold.
Alaskan brown bears get up to 90% of their annual energy during the coastal salmon run.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
Young flamingo fledglings use the help of a seasonal wind to break their shackles of ice.
An alpha male woos some lusty females with a show-stopping performance.
Baby meerkats make for easy eagle pickings. Can this young one’s family find him in time?
Hummingbirds must consume half their weight in nectar each day — plus compete with hungry bees!
A hungry hawk chases a crafty lizard through cacti in the desert. Will it end in a successful hunt or a great escape?
A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
Nature can be harsh, and in this case there can only be one shoebill chick.
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.
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
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.
From fifty-feet up in a tree, mandarin ducklings take their first flights!
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
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.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
Watch the surprising twist ending when an opportunistic hyena interrupts a leopard and her prey.
Hungry monkeys make a daring leap of faith across a crocodile infested river.
“Randy Shandy” has a flirtatious reputation, and his rival males are having none of it.
With hungry kittens to feed, a Margay cat prowls the jungle at night.
For its size, the sengi is faster than the cheetah. Can this crafty mother escape a hungry monitor lizard?
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.
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!
Tracking Australia’s most elusive predators was the crew’s greatest challenge, but eventually led them to a very special surprise.
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.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
The river holds a secret for any lizard willing to leap for it.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
This tiny female ‘elephant shrew’ outwits her enemies with cheetah like movements.
Male humpback whales compete with each other while racing after a female.
So many tunnels, so little time. Will this Marten get lucky and find a mouse?
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.
Each battle has a different ending.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
The fastest land animal on the planet, cheetahs can reach 58 mph while hunting.
Watch the first-ever footage of an octopus using shell armor to hide from a shark!
Painted wolves have an 80% hunting success rate, one of Africa’s very highest.
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.
Emperor penguins — serial monogamists —move from ocean to ice to choose their mates for the year.
What better way to celebrate your birthday than with beluga whales and polar bears?
In temperate seas, there are even more squid than fish.
With the help of angelfish, this oceanic wanderer rids itself of clingy parasites.
The weirdest deep sea creature in the world of the strange.
It’s the best way to keep their young safe in busy tropical waters.
These inquisitive walruses were eager for some camera time!
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
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.
It took a very special camera stytem to film the lives of the creatures of the reefs.
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.
Here’s how to hunt in the shallowest of waters.
A whale shark enjoys it’s annual plankton feast while other fish use it as a giant shield.
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
These amphibious fish fight and mate on land.
The clownfish male is under constant surveillance by the female to ensure his egg-caring performance is up to par.
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!
The ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
Filming a blue whale feeding underwater is not for the faint of heart.
After reaching a certain body size, Kobudai fish can change from female to male!
A clownfish family comes together to make home improvements.
How far will a blenny go for love?
These adorable owls enjoy seasonal beetle delights and settle in for the breeding season.
While on the hunt for insects, this patient frog must be on the lookout for ambushes by other hidden predators.
With night vision 20x stronger than humans, these tiny primates are some of the jungle’s most impressive predators.
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
These highly social boto dolphins use sonar and teamwork to navigate life in the murky water they call home.
As their ice world disappears, polar bears have been known to swim up to 60 miles offshore in search of food.
The wild dogs of Northern Singapore are no match for this close-knit otter family.
Humpback whales use ingenious teamwork, bubbles and sound to trick herring to the surface.
Take a closeup look at what happens when venus flytraps call a temporary truce.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
There’s no better storyteller than nature.
What these ping-pong ball-sized moles lack in sight, they make up for in hearing.
A polar bear can smell a seal’s breathing hole from over a half a mile away.
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!
It takes weeks underwater to find and film the fascinating animals of the deep.
See how ‘Blue Planet II’ cameramen used special slow-motion cameras to capture high-speed, bird-on-bird theft!
In the words of ‘The Hunt’ cameraman: “It was the most extraordinary thing I’ve ever seen”
Painted wolf Tait’s pack is surrounded by enemies: lions, hyennas, and her rival daughter, Blacktip.
The Hunt’ producers filmed a wild dog hunt from both land and air — and the results are riveting!
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
Flood waters bring safety to this frolicking antelope family.
Narwhals are some of the most mysterious and elusive animals in the oceans.
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
What happens when two powerful bulls are evenly matched?
The beavers of Yellowstone fell hundreds of cottonwood trees every year as they construct their homes.
Now she has four babies to fatten up for the winter. Her secret? Pine nuts.
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
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.
Saguaro cactus flowers bloom over a period of successive nights in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
Few people have ever been this close to the stunning San Rafael glacier — the fastest calving glacier in the world.
A female turtle spends five long years returning to her birth site to lay hundreds of eggs of her own.
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 the largest herbavores in the sea, dugons can eat an entire football field’s worth of sea grass in a single day.
Measured from the sea floor, some of these peaks are taller than Everest!
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
A seadragon couple shares a graceful dance in the evening light.
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.
Suction cup cameras provided the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew with a whole new perspective of a sperm whale family.
The signature Spinner dolphin twist: maybe for communication, maybe just for fun.
Sit back and let the sound of the ocean wash over you.
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..
Around the first full moon of winter, hundreds of thousands of spider crabs gather to shed their shells.
Over four years of filming, the ‘Blue Planet II’ crew witnessed key changes in the world’s oceans.
The ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ crew faced extremely hostile conditions to film wildlife on the remote coast of Namibia.
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
Meet the adorably curious animal stars of ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’, who got up close and very personal with the lucky crew.
Pronk around! Pronk around! Pronk up, pronk up and get down!
Otherwise known as “olms”, these creatures can go an entire decade without a meal.
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
These crab-eating monkeys have found a one-stop-shop to swim, fish, and play.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
A monkey nanny-turned-lifeguard has her hands full with the young monkeys of Singapore.
White water lilies and spring flowers are reborn as the winter ice retreats.
In Southern France, the Damselfly is on the hunt to find the most suitable mate for breeding.
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.