A hungry owl and a clever vole engage in a snowy game of cat and mouse.
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.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
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.
Enthusiasm? Absolutely. Technique? Not quite.
This three-toed pygmy sloth is doing his best to find “the one”!
There’s nothing like some Vitamin D to kickstart your morning.
Lose yourself in the sounds of the forest floor.
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 Yukon’s sneakiest residents are masters of disguise all year round.
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.
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.
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.
All the baby animals have come out to play.
This mama otter keeps her baby’s fluff on fleek.
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.
Young stoats learn important life skills during play — plus they get to break out their dance moves.
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.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
These busy grasses have their own special music.
A mother otter keeps her pup warm and fluffy while teaching it how to hunt.
Will this young female rhino fall for a would-be mate’s eccentric style?
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.
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.
As the largest herbavores in the sea, dugons can eat an entire football field’s worth of sea grass in a single day.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
A female turtle spends five long years returning to her birth site to lay hundreds of eggs of her own.
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
Why are cheetahs so fast? Why do tigers have stripes? Habitats force animals to adapt, and the results are fascinating.
90% of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else on earth.
Watch a opportunistic Photuris firely set a trap behind a spider’s web.
The naturalist recounts the changes he’s witnessed to Borneo’s tropical forests — home to the endangered orangutan.
Tracking Australia’s most elusive predators was the crew’s greatest challenge, but eventually led them to a very special surprise.
The jungle is these lowland gorilla’s playground.
In these Indonesian waters, whale sharks are protected and thriving.
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.
With a successful mid-air twist, these fish can collect their tasty prize.
In this strange forest world, life is built on decay.
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!
Here’s how to hunt in the shallowest of waters.
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.
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.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
Isolated for thousands of years, these mysterious creatures have everything they need inside their caves.
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.
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
Red starfish, nemertine worms and sea urchins flourish under the Antarctic ice.
These insects pack potent chemical weapons to protect against predators.
Sea snakes breed in underwater caves and have some of the most toxic venom in the world.
Octopuses live and breathe underwater, but that doesn’t stop the Australian Abdopus from roaming on land, too.
These special radio collars are saving African wild dogs’ lives.
There’s no better storyteller than nature.
Oscar-winning composer Steven Price (‘Gravity’) on how to score nature scenes.
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.
Draco lizards can glide over 100 feet with a single leap.
Would you have the guts to get up close and personal with these dangerous predators?
The world’s largest animal can weigh up to 190 tons.
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.
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.
Warning: While washing your shirt, you may share a pool with some interesting friends.
Breakfast is served.
Discover how the ‘Blue Planet 2’ crew filmed a mother walrus and her pup using the UHD Mega-dome.
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.
Better safe than sorry! The ‘Planet Earth II’ crew relied on multiple bear saftey precautions during filming.
The Hunt’ producers filmed a wild dog hunt from both land and air — and the results are riveting!
The nearer he gets to his skittish prey, the quieter he must be.
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!
Jump on in, the water’s fine!
It’s every lizard for themselves when a snake interrupts a tree trunk courtship.
After seven months of hibernation, it’s ClamFest for these hungry grizzly bears!
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.
Can this marine iguana hatchling outrun dozens of hungry snakes on the beach?
Watch and learn, grizzly cubs!
Starfish race for the highest point to spawn.
Sandhill crane families face a storm on the way to Mexico.
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.
One lion faces off with an entire herd of buffalo to keep her little ones safe.
It’s a fish feast for the ages in Katmai National Park, where grizzly bears eat up to 90 pounds a day.
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.
When violent storms displace chicks from their nests, they must fight to climb back up to the warmth of their parents.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.