Experience a powerful storm alongside lions, sengis, and reptiles in the African grasslands.
No umbrella required.
Experience the unique sound of wings flapping 15 times per second.
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.
Using their binocular vision and precision beaks, hornbills successfully catch bats for dinner — for the first time ever caught on camera!
These adorable owls enjoy seasonal beetle delights and settle in for the breeding season.
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.
This mother bird’s risk paid off — she’s the only resident eagle in this entire forest!
These African birds treat themselves to a bee hive feast on the side of a cliff.
One of Yellowstone’s smallest migrating birds fights to defend his flower patch.
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.
The Southern cassowary is the closest animal we have to a living dinosaur.
Each animal plays their part in the annual spectacle of the South African Sardine Run.
A highly endangered hummingbird with an extraordinary courtship ritual.
This muscular hunter can lift prey over half its own body weight.
This young male widowbird figures out how to (literally) raise his game.
The ‘Planet Earth II’ camera crew releases peregrine falcon chicks into the skies of New York City.
See how ‘Blue Planet II’ cameramen used special slow-motion cameras to capture high-speed, bird-on-bird theft!
No bird is safe from these giant trevally, who’ve learned how to calculate the trajectory of their prey in flight.
The first day out of the den is equal parts exhilarating and exhausting for these tiny meerkat pups.
She’s very slow and very determined. Watch a sloth’s journey to a juicy clump of fresh leaves.
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.
Meet the adorably curious animal stars of ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’, who got up close and very personal with the lucky crew.
The ‘Eden’ crew films flying squirrels by night as they search for delicious truffles.
Fortune favors the brave bears.
Discover how scientists track the turtles of Galapagos National Park to give them the best chance of living full, healthy lives — of up to 150 years or more!
In the Luangwa Valley, conditions are perfect for baby leopards, elephants, monkeys and more to take their very first steps in the world.
Baby meerkats make for easy eagle pickings. Can this young one’s family find him in time?
It’s hard work to keep an eye on three rambunctious baby meerkat pups.
Triplet meerkat babies explore the world outside their den for the very first time.
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.
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.
The Yukon’s sneakiest residents are masters of disguise all year round.
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.
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.
This remarkable sea lion hunting technique is unique to the Galapagos — and hungry pelicans get to reap the benefits, too!
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?
After traveling thousands of miles, swallows quench their thirst in the heart of the Sahara.
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.
An arctic fox must hunt tirelessly to feed her seven pups.
In order to confuse birds of prey, these bats have got to get in formation.
Of all the hungry hunters, these are the ones that salmon can never see coming.
Underwater predators are joined by dive-bombing birds to hunt for prey.
These 20-day-old chicks must face the first challenge of their lives.
You better look out below…. and above!
These aerial predators must spend every daylight hour scanning the slopes for prey.
This ‘Planet Earth II’ cameraman describes what it was like to camp out in the canopy.
Rescuers (and dogs!) bond with curious young chimps at Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection.
Few people have ever been this close to the stunning San Rafael glacier — the fastest calving glacier in the world.
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?
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.
Find out what it takes to capture the perfect skyscape.
Watch the surprising twist ending when an opportunistic hyena interrupts a leopard and her prey.
While on the hunt for insects, this patient frog must be on the lookout for ambushes by other hidden predators.
The ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ crew faced extremely hostile conditions to film wildlife on the remote coast of Namibia.
The ‘Eden: Untamed Planet’ crew dodged thousands of roosting bats and millions of hungry cockroaches while filming inside a magnificent cave.
Ready or not, it’s time for these baby meerkats to leave the only home they’ve ever known.
With hungry kittens to feed, a Margay cat prowls the jungle at night.
With night vision 20x stronger than humans, these tiny primates are some of the jungle’s most impressive predators.
For its size, the sengi is faster than the cheetah. Can this crafty mother escape a hungry monitor lizard?
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.
These bold lizards of the Savannah hunt flies on top of sleeping lions.
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.
Measured from the sea floor, some of these peaks are taller than Everest!
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.
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.
Few animals can survive in the harshest desert in the world, but these rare Bactrian camels manage just fine.
There are many different theories behind these mysterious blobs.
Oarfish look like giant seafish and can grow up to 36 feet long!
How do these gigantic rocks move on their own?
Simplicity is the key to a jellyfish’s success.
Pigs can’t fly, but they sure can swim!
A fascinating look at how creeping plants anchor themselves in the search for sunlight.
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.
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.
A human would need to run at 100 mph to do what the “Jesus Christ lizard” does easily!
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.
The ocean’s master of disguise uses its superpower to hunt crabs and hide from sharks.
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.
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!
Dynasties’ Producer Mike Gunton takes us behind the scenes of nature’s most dramatic stories.
Hungry monkeys make a daring leap of faith across a crocodile infested river.
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!
Elusive Iberian lynx and grey wolves were extremely hard to find — let alone film.
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.
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.
Giant spiders, brutal weather conditions, and hours and hours of waiting are all worth it for the moments of pure animal magic.
This Kalahari territory isn’t big enough for the both of them.
A Grévys zebra proves his worth to a mate.
The last hatchling on the beach dodges predators from above and below on her way to the safety of the sea.
Watch how this itty bitty floating lizard manages to survive in the rainforest despite its tiny stature.
Don’t climb another panther chameleon’s tree unless you’re looking for trouble!
In Sing-Sing, New Guinea it’s the most eye-catching who get the most attention.
To survive in the forest, tiger cubs must learn to blend in.
This ingenious crew took their cameras atop elephants to follow tigers into the forest.
Coral has been found all the way down at 6,000 meters deep, but these reefs are incredibly vulnerable.
But this Painted wolf mama certainly does!
It took a very special camera stytem to film the lives of the creatures of the reefs.
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.
Take a closeup look at what happens when venus flytraps call a temporary truce.
Watch how this deadly plant trap its prey.
These giraffe-neck weevils go to impressive lengths to find a mate.
Everyone wants to wear the crown.
Which chimps have what it takes to climb the hierarchy?
Male giant bullfrogs, which can weigh more than two pounds, battle it out during mating season.
The attraction is mutual between these two young meerkats. But will family come between them?
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.
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.
So many tunnels, so little time. Will this Marten get lucky and find a mouse?
Australia holds the largest concentration of prehistoric images in the world — including those of an ancient Tasmanian devil and the extinct Thylacine wolf.
A young male meerkat enters enemy territory for a chance at love.
For this herd, the grass is always greener on the other side.
This extraordinary cheetah mother managed to get all her cubs through their first year.
These fruit thieves are a vendor’s worst nightmare.