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The Curious Case of Spotted Hyaenas and Sex
The Curious Case of Hyaenas and Sex

Spotted hyaenas are far more remarkable than their evil, cackling scavenger label.

Super Silk: The Material of the Future
Super Silk

As the strongest natural material we know of silk is a truly astonishing substance!

Incredible Plant Senses
Plant Senses

On the surface, plants can see passive, but they may be more active than you think.

Wild Justice
Wild Justice

Series following 240 game wardens in California as they tackle pollution and poachers.

Life On Fire
Life On Fire

Life On Fire is an earth shattering series offering a close up look at volcanoes.

How To Avoid Mistakes in Surgery
How To Avoid Mistakes in Surgery

Dr Kevin Fong finds out how doctors avoid making mistakes while in the operating theatre.

The Incredible Human Journey
The Incredible Human Journey

Alice Roberts discovers the story of how humans left Africa to colonise the world.

Weather Proof
Weather Proof

Spectacular series looking at the effects of weather with meteorologist Stephanie Abrams.

Life in the Undergrowth
Life in the Undergrowth

Sir David Attenborough delves into the marvellous world of the undergrowth.

Your Inner Fish
Your Inner Fish

How did the human body become the complicated, quirky machine it is today?

Planet Earth
Planet Earth

David Attenborough guides us through the natural world as it changes through the seasons.

Wild Arabia
Wild Arabia

The crossroads of three continents, Arabia is a land of dramatic landscape and wildlife.

Life in Cold Blood
Life in Cold Blood

Revealing the surprising lives of cold-blooded reptiles and amphibians.

Penguins - Spy in the Huddle
Penguins - Spy in the Huddle

Fascinating documentary giving an intimate insight into a variety of wild penguins.

The Life of Mammals
The Life of Mammals

Sir David Attenborough travels the world in search of the most adaptable of animals.

Killer Whales: Beneath the Surface
Killer Whales: Beneath the Surface

This fascinating documentary about killer whales reveals their true nature.

Human Planet
Human Planet

Uniquely in the animal kingdom humans have managed to adapt to every environment on Earth.

Great Bear Stakeout
Great Bear Stakeout

A picturesque documentary series following the lives of Alaskan grizzly bears.

Inside the Human Body
Inside the Human Body

Michael Mosley goes on a voyage through the workings of the inner human body.

Breaking Ice
Breaking Ice

Fascinating documentary following scientists and researchers on board icebreakers.

The Truth About Exercise
The Truth About Exercise

Michael Mosley uncovers surprising new research about exercise.

Forecasting the End
Forecasting the End

Apocalyptic documentary exploring ways that life on earth could end.

The Truth About Fat
The Truth About Fat

Gabriel Weston discovers the surprising truth about why people are piling on pounds.

Ice Age Giants
Ice Age Giants

Professor Alice Roberts takes us back 40,000 years in this recreation of the ice age.

Inside Nature's Giants
Inside Nature's Giants

A team of biologists find out how nature's giants evolved and how they function.

Ten Deadliest Snakes with Nigel Marven
Ten Deadliest Snakes with Nigel Marven

Naturalist Nigel Marven takes a look at some of the world's most lethal snakes.

Ask Attenborough
Ask Attenborough

Ben Fogle hosted a question and answer session with Sir David Attenborough.

An Animal Saved My Life
An Animal Saved My Life

Exploring some spectacular cases where animals have saved humans.

Attenborough and the Giant Egg
Attenborough and the Giant Egg

Sir David Attenborough returns to Madagascar where he once acquired a giant egg.

Rise Of The Continents
Rise Of The Continents

An in-depth look at the formation of each of the planet's continents.

Attenborough Explores...
Attenborough Explores...

Sir David Attenborough takes a look at the impact of climate change.

The Secret Life Of The Sun
The Secret Life Of The Sun

An illuminating documentary about what happens inside the sun.

How Many People Can Live On Planet Earth?
How Many People Can Live On Planet Earth?

Sir David Attenborough investigates whether the world is heading for a population crisis.

Wild Canada
Wild Canada

A look at Canada's beautiful, expansive scenery and wonderful wildlife.

Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Cancer

Simon Reeve circumnavigates the globe around the 22,835 mile long Tropic of Cancer.

Wild Caribbean
Wild Caribbean

An exploration of the Caribbean's incredibly rich mix of superb wildlife.

African Journey: Jonathan Dimbelby
African Journey: Jonathan Dimbelby

Jonathan Dimbleby travels 7000 miles through the Rift Valley.

Do We Really Need the Moon?
Do We Really Need the Moon?

Maggie Aderin Pocock explores our intimate relationship with our only natural satellite.

Do You Know What Time It Is?
Do You Know What Time It Is?

Prof Brian Cox sets about understanding the complex mechanisms of time itself.

Wonders of the Solar System
Wonders of the Solar System

Prof Brian Cox presents the series which reveals the hidden beauty of our solar system.

How Long is a Piece of String
How Long is a Piece of String

Comedian Alan Davies attempts to answer this proverbial question.

Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor
Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor

The story behind one of the most important scientific discoveries of the modern era.

Charles Darwin and The Tree of Life
Charles Darwin and The Tree of Life

How and why did Darwin come up with his theory? Why do we think he was right?

How Earth Made Us
How Earth Made Us

Prof Iain Stewart tells the epic story of how planet Earth has shaped human history.

Hell on Earth
Hell on Earth

A team of explorers brave the scorching temperatures of the Danakil desert in Ethiopia.

Elephants of Samburu
Elephants of Samburu

Saba Douglas Hamilton's film about the elephants of Kenya's Samburu reserve.

Are We Still Evolving?
Are We Still Evolving?

Dr Alice Roberts asks if humans are still evolving, and where we might be heading.

Ugly Animals
Ugly Animals

Intrepid explorer and naturalist Nigel Marven seeks out the ugliest animals in the world.

Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery
Blood and Guts

Dr Michael Mosley finds out how the early days of surgery were dark and barbaric.

Predators in our Backyard
Predators in our Backyard

Why are scientists releasing top predators close to where people live?

Re-constructing T. Rex
Re-constructing T. Rex

Creating the world's most accurate mechanical replica of a walking juvenile T. rex.

Dino Stampede
Dino Stampede

What was the cause of the only known dinosaur stampede?

Amazon with Bruce Parry
Amazon with Bruce Parry

Bruce Parry goes an epic adventure along the Amazon river.

Wildest Africa
Wildest Africa

Wildest Africa celebrates the continent's epic natural spectacles and staggering beauty.

Expedition Borneo
Expedition Borneo

Steve Backshall explores the jungle island habitat of Borneo.

Lion Country
Lion Country

Lion Country follows an innovative attempt to protect the future of the lion.

Madagascar
Madagascar

Join Sir David Attenborough on his exploration of an island with exceptional wildlife.

Nature's Great Events
Nature's Great Events

How seasonal changes lead to some of the planet's most awe-inspiring wildlife events.

Eden Shorts: From Lens to Screen
Eden Shorts: From Lens to Screen

Nigel Marven showcases and explores the techniques used by the top Eden Shorts entries.

Tiger: Spy in the Jungle
Tiger: Spy in the Jungle

Capturing the day-to-day lives of 4 tiny tiger cubs as they grow up alongside their mum.

Tribe with Bruce Parry
Tribe with Bruce Parry

Bruce Parry becomes a guest of some of the world's most secluded tribes.

The Truth about Killer Dinosaurs
The Truth about Killer Dinosaurs

With new research we are able to see the truth about the most dangerous Dinosaurs.

Life
Life

Life takes a look at animals and plants how they are adapted to fit their environment.

Dino Hunt
Dino Hunt

Telling the story of how dinosaur digs across Canada revealed a wealth of information.

Yellowstone
Yellowstone

Yellowstone is a lost world of vast plains, lush meadows and endless forests.

24 Hours on Earth
24 Hours on Earth

The changing position of the sun affects the behaviour of animals across our planet.

Wild Britain with Ray Mears
Wild Britain with Ray Mears

Ray Mears takes an incredible journey into the world of British wildlife.

Among the Great Apes with Michelle Yeoh
Among the Great Apes with Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh visit the Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre to get up close and personal.

Frozen Planet
Frozen Planet

Travelling to both poles to see how life survives in the most inhospitable of habitats.

Earth: The Power of the Planet
Earth: The Power of the Planet

Dr Iain Stewart tells us the the world's oldest story — the story of life itself.

The Private Life of Plants
The Private Life of Plants

The Private Life of Plants continues the Life series into the world of the plants.

Australia: The Time Travellers Guide
Australia: The Time Travellers Guide

Dr Richard Smith takes us from the birth of the solar system to the modern world.

Wonders of the Universe
Wonders of the Universe

Prof Brian Cox sets out to go boldly where no science programme has gone before.

Nigel Marven's Yunnan Adventure
Nigel Marven's Yunnan Adventure

Nigel Marven takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through the most remote parts of China.

Richard Hammond's Invisible Worlds
Richard Hammond's Invisible Worlds

Richard Hammond looks beyond the capabilities of the human eye.

The Life of Birds
The Life of Birds

Sir David Attenborough presides over the natural history of birds.

The Blue Planet
The Blue Planet

We know more about outer space than we do about our oceans.

Galapagos
Galapagos

Charles Darwin described the Galapagos islands as a “world within itself”.

Ganges
Ganges

The three-part series Ganges profiles one of the most revered rivers in the world.

Himalaya
Himalaya

Why would anyone want to climb a mountain?

Last Chance To See
Last Chance To See

Stephen Fry travels in the footsteps of one of his heroes in search of endangered animals.

Lost Land of the Tiger
Lost Land of the Tiger

Following a team of experts and filmmakers searching for tigers hidden in the Himalayas.

Lost Land of the Jaguar
Lost Land of the Jaguar

Steve Backshall sets out to discover the spectacular rainforest landscape of Guyana.

Lost Land of the Volcano
Lost Land of the Volcano

A team of scientists, cavers and wildlife filmmakers venture into the heart of New Guinea.

Nature's Babies
Nature's Babies

Celebrating some of nature's most intriguing babies, from insects and reptiles to mammals.

Ray Mears' Bushcraft
Ray Mears' Bushcraft

Ray Mears explores the art of outdoor living in this bushcraft extravaganza.

Ray Mears Goes Walkabout
Ray Mears Goes Walkabout

Ray Mears shows us how it's done as he goes walkabout and braves Australia's bush.

Ray Mears' Northern Wilderness
Ray Mears' Northern Wilderness

Ray Mears takes us another epic adventure, exploring Canada's unforgiving habitats.

South Pacific
South Pacific

This landmark series explores the sheer scale and majesty of the largest ocean on Earth.

Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice
Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice

Getting up close and personal with an iconic polar species.

Trek: Spy on the Wildebeest
Trek: Spy on the Wildebeest

We're given an opportunity to be part of one of the greatest spectacles on the planet.

The Great Rift
The Great Rift

East Africa’s Great Rift Valley is one of the world’s greatest natural wonders.

Wild China
Wild China

Revealing the little-known natural treasures of China’s wildest regions.

Oceans
Oceans

Filmed during the course of one year using the latest in marine photography technology.

Superfish
Superfish

Sir David Attenborough presents this fascinating portrait of some marine natural wonders.

Animal House
Animal House

Sir David Attenborough tells the stories of some of the world's best animal architects.