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  • Malaysia

    Hair-raising encounters with deadly animals. Steve comes face to face with a highly venomous scorpion fish and witnesses the formidable spear mantis impaling its supper.

  • Malaysia

    The wildlife series that's not for the faint-hearted. In Borneo's Gomantong Caves, Steve Backshall encounters cockroaches, wrinkle-lipped bats and scutigera centipedes.

  • United Kingdom

    Steve Backshall pursues the world's deadliest beasts. Gannets prove to be a match for Steve in a diving competition. Our host is also hunted by a hungry goshawk.

  • United Kingdom

    Steve Backshall tracks 60 deadly beasts. Steve plays pigeon for an afternoon as he is hunted by a peregrine falcon. Steve also encounters the UK's biggest spider.

  • Alaska

    Adventurer and wildlife expert Steve Backshall packs his cold weather gear as he heads north to Alaska in search of a wolverine, polar bear, bald eagles and Arctic foxes.

  • Arizona

    Steve Backshall and his fearless friends brave the intense heat of the Arizona desert as they track the Harris hawk, some deadly rattlesnakes and an elusive cougar.

  • Louisiana

    Steve Backshall is kept on his toes by 60 carnivorous creatures. The crew find themselves up to their armpits as they seek out a deadly cottonmouth snake in a swamp.

  • Bahamas - Shark Special

    Steve Backshall is on a mission to track down 60 of the world's deadliest creatures. Steve visits the Bahamas to swim with reef sharks and a tiger shark.

  • Brazil

    Nerve-shredding wildlife series following Steve Backshall as he searches for 60 deadly creatures. The team hunts for the elusive giant anteater and a tough little owl.

  • Brazil

    The intrepid Steve Backshall throws himself into alarming encounters with 60 of the world's most dangerous creatures. Steve takes a swim in a piranha-infested river.

  • Brazil

    Wildlife expert Steve Backshall completes the savage set as he tracks down two remaining deadly creatures. Steve encounters a monster tarantula and a colony of army ants.

Episode guide

Deadly 60

Series 1

Deadly 60

  • South Africa

    Fearless naturalist Steve Backshall searches for 60 of the planet's most deadly creatures. Steve is on the hunt for a deadly snake in Hoedspruit, South Africa.

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  • South Africa

    Presenter Steve Backshall has close encounters with 60 of the world's deadiest beasts. Steve pits himself against the mighty fish eagle as he dives for his supper.

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  • South Africa

    Steve Backshall gets up close and personal with 60 of the world's most deadly creatures. Steve braves rough seas off South Africa as he pursues a great white shark.

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  • Australia

    Wildlife expert Steve Backshall tracks the planet's deadliest creatures. In Perth, Steve meets tiger snakes and - perhaps surprisingly on the Deadly 60 list - pelicans.

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  • Australia

    Steve Backshall has hair-raising encounters with a huge lace monitor lizard and a redback spider as he continues his quest to find 60 of the world's deadliest animals.

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  • Australia

    Steve Backshall tracks down 60 menacing creatures, from duck-billed platypuses to giant cuttlefish. In the Pacific, Steve learns what makes yellowfin tuna so special.

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  • Australia

    Steve Backshall hunts for the planet's most deadly creatures. Steve tackles the saltwater crocodile and covers his neck as he goes underground in search of ghost bats.

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  • India

    Steve Backshall comes face to face with the world's deadliest creatures. Steve is on the trail of the saw-scaled viper, which is responsible for 50,000 human deaths a year.

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  • India

    Steve Backshall risks life and limb to track 60 of the planet's deadliest creatures. In India, Steve squares up to a tiger and an endangered gharial crocodile.

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  • Malaysia

    The wildlife series that's not for the faint-hearted. In Borneo's Gomantong Caves, Steve Backshall encounters cockroaches, wrinkle-lipped bats and scutigera centipedes.

  • Malaysia

    Hair-raising encounters with deadly animals. Steve comes face to face with a highly venomous scorpion fish and witnesses the formidable spear mantis impaling its supper.

  • United Kingdom

    Steve Backshall pursues the world's deadliest beasts. Gannets prove to be a match for Steve in a diving competition. Our host is also hunted by a hungry goshawk.

  • United Kingdom

    Steve Backshall tracks 60 deadly beasts. Steve plays pigeon for an afternoon as he is hunted by a peregrine falcon. Steve also encounters the UK's biggest spider.

  • Alaska

    Adventurer and wildlife expert Steve Backshall packs his cold weather gear as he heads north to Alaska in search of a wolverine, polar bear, bald eagles and Arctic foxes.

  • Arizona

    Steve Backshall and his fearless friends brave the intense heat of the Arizona desert as they track the Harris hawk, some deadly rattlesnakes and an elusive cougar.

  • Louisiana

    Steve Backshall is kept on his toes by 60 carnivorous creatures. The crew find themselves up to their armpits as they seek out a deadly cottonmouth snake in a swamp.

  • Bahamas - Shark Special

    Steve Backshall is on a mission to track down 60 of the world's deadliest creatures. Steve visits the Bahamas to swim with reef sharks and a tiger shark.

  • Brazil

    Nerve-shredding wildlife series following Steve Backshall as he searches for 60 deadly creatures. The team hunts for the elusive giant anteater and a tough little owl.

  • Brazil

    The intrepid Steve Backshall throws himself into alarming encounters with 60 of the world's most dangerous creatures. Steve takes a swim in a piranha-infested river.

  • Brazil

    Wildlife expert Steve Backshall completes the savage set as he tracks down two remaining deadly creatures. Steve encounters a monster tarantula and a colony of army ants.

Deadly 60

Series 2

Deadly 60

  • Baja California, Mexico

    Not content with one series of death-defying animal encounters, Steve Backshall returns. In Mexico, Steve tracks venomous snakes and a deep sea monster.

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  • British Columbia

    Nerve-jangling animal encounters. Steve Backshall tracks a weird-looking fish, gets up close to a giant Pacific octopus and goes kayaking with killer whales.

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  • Vancouver

    Fearless wildlife expert Steve Backshall takes to icy waters in search of the world's biggest sea lion. A surprise is in store when Steve meets the infamous black bear.

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  • Costa Rica

    Extreme wildlife series. Steve Backshall ventures deep into the steamy rainforests of Costa Rica on a mission to find the largest cat in South America, the jaguar.

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  • Costa Rica

    Extreme wildlife show. In the jungles of Costa Rica, Steve Backshall is strangled by a boa, gets hands-on with a poisonous frog and nearly gets a nip from a vampire!

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  • Panama

    Nail-biting animal encounters. Steve chases a deadly racer snake downriver and even faces his fears to handle some giant bullet ants, while on the hunt for a harpy eagle.

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  • Mozambique

    Steve Backshall confronts another 60 of the world's deadliest beasts. Steve trawls the Indian Ocean for a fish so big that it can weigh as much as a double decker bus.

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  • South Africa

    With his intrepid crew in tow, beast-tamer Steve Backshall is on a mission to find all the animals that most Africans spend as much time as possible avoiding.

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  • Namibia

    Risky encounters with deadly beasts. A clever camera brings Steve close to a tiny but mighty spider, while persistence pays off as the team track down an elusive reptile.

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  • Namibia 2

    Up close with the world's deadliest predators. Steve Backshall dons a camouflage suit to beat a leopard at its own game, but it proves to be a lot harder than it looks.

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  • Madagascar

    Extreme wildlife show. Steve Backshall encounters gremlin-like aye-ayes and Madagascar's most ferocious carnivore as he searches the island for Deadly 60 contenders.

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  • Uganda

    Extreme animal encounters. Steve is in Uganda, getting up close and personal with gorillas in the mountains, squabbling baboons on the savannah and chimps in the forest.

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  • Thailand

    Hair-raising animal encounters. In Thailand, Steve comes face-to-face with the longest venomous snake in the world, the king cobra, whose bite could kill an elephant.

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  • Philippines, Part 1

    Extreme wildlife series. In the Philippines, Steve goes nose-to-nose with a living dinosaur and meets an arachnid with legs four times longer than its body.

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  • Philippines Part Two

    Extreme wildlife series. Steve dives in the beautiful waters of the Philippines to see a shark that spends most of the day 550 metres below the surface.

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  • Romania

    Alarming animal encounters. Steve Backshall looks at dogs and their distant relatives, wolves. He also heads to the Arctic Circle, where huskies teach him about stamina.

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  • Norway

    Steve Backshall heads to the frozen north of Norway in pursuit of beasts way more deadlier than a Norwegian Blue. He follows the tracks of Europe's largest cat, the lynx.

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  • UK

    Steve Backshall and the team are on their home turf as the wildlife series goes native. The adventure begins in a lake, as Steve dives in to track down a deadly monster.

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  • Argentina

    Steve Backshall tracks down the world's baddest beasts. Steve visits the marshlands of Argentina, where he hunts for an anaconda and swims in piranha-infested waters.

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  • Peru

    Exhilarating wildlife encounters. Steve is searching for elusive giant river otters in Peru when he has a chance meeting with the largest reptile in South America.

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