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Nat Geo WILD climbs bamboo stalks with giant pandas in China, monkeys around with apes in Tanzania, takes a dip with hippos in Africa, stomps with elephants in Namibia and hops around with kangaroos in Australia. Destination Wild Sunday nights has something for everyone in the family, offering an adventure of a lifetime every week! Viewers will travel to the four corners of the earth and back, experiencing wildlife in its natural habitat from locations around the world that are sure to bring “wow” moments to every home. (Source: NAT GEO WILD)

Sunday 8:00 PM et/pt on NAT GEO WILD
2 Seasons, 58 Episodes - Currently Airing
March 22, 2015
Animals, Documentary & Biography
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Destination Wild Full Episode Guide

  • Follow the tale of a young male baboon, Wahou, as he travels through the highlands of South Africa to locate a troop who will accept him after he was exiled from his own. Born without rank, Wahou stepping away from his birthplace is a chance for him to write his own future, to forge a new identity and perhaps one day become the Alpha male of his own troop.

  • With autumn coming to an end, the grizzlies must prepare for their long winter hibernation by packing on weight. They congregate alongside the waters to feast on the spawning salmon.

  • Beyond the North American tree line is a surreal kingdom of ice and snow. Life here is beyond difficult, but polar bears have adapted to the harsh climate.

  • Untamed wilderness around distinctive rocks touched by the golden glimmer of sunset: this gorgeous view could only be of the Dolomites. Pale, glowing perpendicular walls reflect a sense of mystery, of fantasy, even of fear. It's a place for myths and fairy tales, and there's no shortage of them here.

  • Brazil has a river that is bigger than the Amazon. However, this river isn't where you would normally expect. To find it, you'll need to look up to the water-laden clouds that flow into the heart of Brazil. There is so much water in the clouds that they act like a river flowing overhead.

  • Exploitation endangers Africa's oldest national park, Virunga.

  • The lines and shapes of the natural world may seem chaotic, but there is order and reason behind everything in nature. Discover the surprising truths behind our planet's secrets in its design.

  • Some of the most important scientific discoveries have come from evolutionary adaptations that already existed in nature. While we still have much to learn, a new kind of science is coming to life, one which is adopting nature's most ingenious designs.

  • Thanks to the tireless work of some of natures unsung heroes, the Earth's watery ecosystems can support some of our most magnificent predators, such as sharks, giant otters and crocodiles.

  • Journey to the Manu Rainforest in Peru - a massive, pristine rainforest teaming with exotic wildlife and endangered creatures.

  • The Amur is the longest border river in human history: Over a stretch of two thousand kilometres, it separates two superpowers, Russia and China. In China, the meandering Amur is called the Black Dragon.

  • Life in paradise comes at a cost. As the tropical Atlantic's weather changes, everything and everyone must find ways to survive one of the most powerful forces on the planet - the hurricane.

  • Explore the longest mountain range on Earth, the undersea Mid-Atlantic Ridge, which drives life throughout the ocean.

  • The North Atlantic is driven by the mighty Gulf Stream, a colossal course of warm water more powerful than all the world's rivers combined.

  • Sharks. The only barrier between us and them is the shoreline - until now. Join us as we unravel the mystery of the songbird-eating shark.

  • Explore the remarkable wildlife that resides in Turkey's kaleidoscope of environments.

  • Explore Egypt's surprising array of wildlife from the coastlines all the way to the scorching Sahara Desert.

  • Eight million years ago, cats ventured into the Americas for the first time. To conquer this vast new super continent, they split into three new dynasties "" one conquering the snow, one the jungles and one the plains. Patrick begins his American adventure in the tangled jungles of Central America, where he meets the OCELOT dynasty.

  • By 8 million years ago, the cat family had conquered Asia and Africa, but next, it would venture in a new world: the Americas. Here, they would evolve thick coats to withstand the snowy poles and long limbs to access the jungle canopies. In order to conquer the plains, one cat would go on to become the fastest land animal on the planet.

  • The isolated continent of Antarctica is the most cold and dry land on earth. Take a close look at the animals of the Antarctic, their amazing adaptation and survival in such a harsh climate.

  • Disneynature's feature film Oceans takes a deep look into the mysterious sea and the creatures who live there. Pierce Brosnan is the narrator.

  • For many animals, survival is all about how well they can move around in their surroundings. Using their most impressive moves, these animals are able to thrive in their habitats.

  • To capture the attention of a potential partner, some animals rely on slick dance moves to create an impression. With enough skill, these animals can truly put on a show.

  • Traveling to their new home, a family of elephants has to avoid predators and other nighttime dangers.

  • With a newborn and a dry season quickly approaching, advanced cameras are able to capture the intense journey an elephant family makes to escape worsening weather conditions.

  • The Boteti River habitat has been hit hard by drought. Zebra contest for water while elephants try to conserve it. Rain has finally come. The Boteti is back to fabulous and the animals are basking in it's glory.

  • Eagles are dramatic predators that have inspired myths and legends for millennia. Though at the top of their food chain, they battle for survival and work tirelessly to raise their young.

  • A snake family rules reptilian streets with impressive firepower and a fearsome reputation. Equipped with an array of deadly weapons and a bad attitude, the cobra family instills fear and chaos throughout the wilds of Africa and Asia.

  • Discover the truth about a purported 1,000-pound feral hog the size of a pick-up truck discovered in southern Georgia.

  • In 1998, hundreds of California sea lions begin suffering severe seizures. The reason for their distress is a mystery. This film investigates the culprit for this abnormal behavior.

  • Meet alpha male baboon, Boro, and follow his daily struggle to maintain authority and protect his kids amongst the forested islands and wildlife-rich floodplains of Botswana.

  • Nat Geo WILD goes on a search to find America's 'big five.' Can America compete with Africa's beasts?

  • Big Sur is home to a tremendous amount of coastal wildlife.

  • The animal world is filled with critters with attitude who, despite being small, will unabashedly take on anything that gets in their way.

  • Australia: an isolated island continent unlike anywhere else in the world and home to one of the most controversial predators on the planet — the dingo. Follow a pack of these wild dogs and witness how they raise their young, hunt their prey and survive in the Australian landscape.

  • Crab Island on Australia's tropical north coast is a far cry from the laid-back world of the Great Barrier Reef. Here, it's a crocodilian battleground.

  • Why do cats scratch your furniture? Insist on climbing up curtains and sitting on top of the bookshelf? A team of cat experts come together to answer the questions that plague cat owners everywhere.

  • Little is known about India's sloth bear, the creature made famous by "The Jungle Book." Over a period of three years, scientists film these elusive creatures day and night, focusing on one adolescent fittingly named Baloo.

  • Eagles are dramatic predators that have inspired myths and legends for millennia. Though at the top of their food chain, they battle for survival and work tirelessly to raise their young.

  • The world is full of angry birds. Some lock talons over food while others wrestle for mates. For birds, anger and aggression are key to survival.

  • They have the campiest costumes and the craziest mating game in the feathered kingdom.

  • One warthog mother, "Half Tusk," prepares to defend her brood from the prowess of lions, leopards and cheetahs looking to make her offspring their next meal.

  • Nat Geo WILD takes an intimate look at our faithful friends with fresh eyes and renewed appreciation -- from their super senses to their unquestioning loyalty.

  • Go on the trail of a sharpshooting inhabitant of the coral reefs - the record-breaking, thumb-splitting mantis shrimp. At the beautiful coral reefs of Thailand, witness mantis shrimps in the wild.

  • Few human beings will ever see the world that hides below the surface of the Okavango Delta. Fearsome crocodiles and dangerous hippos guard these waters, and only the bravest dare venture below.

  • Sheltered by an ancient land mass that was forged by volcanoes, the nutrient-rich waters around the Canary Islands attract a huge variety of life. A small pod of short-finned pilot whales have journeyed a long way from the southern waters to rest in this unique ecosystem, and they will call these waters home for the next few months.

  • The giant oarfish, the largest bony fish in the world, was known only by rare examples, usually ones that died by stranding. With the help of the world’s expert in giant oarfish and logistic collaboration with enthusiasts, a scientific expedition reveals the biology of this enigmatic ambassador of the abyss.

  • Madagascar is a bizarre landscape of towering stone forests, giant baobab groves, dense tropical jungles, high-altitude scrublands, expansive papyrus swamps and coastal mangroves. Endemic animals occupy every niche of this unique and diverse island nation, including over 100 species of weird and wonderful lemurs.

  • Ever wondered what spiders really get up to in your home? In an ambitious experiment, a team of experts fill a normal house full of hundreds and hundreds of spiders, where an astonishing drama unfolds within its walls.

  • Hidden in the isolation of Patagonia, astonishing creatures like the guanaco, elephant seal, rhea and penguin have learned to survive this mystical land of endless, punishing winds.

  • Beginning in Pakistan in winter, and journeying from west to east through the seasons, this film reveals the Himalayas’ wild side, from mountaineering monkeys to primitive hot springs snakes, high-altitude spiders to predatory golden eagles, as well as billions of people who rely on the Himalayas for monsoon rains and fertile soil.

  • Dragonflies are one of the oldest living inhabitants of Earth. Now, Nat Geo WILD uncovers the secrets of these jewels in the sky.

  • Bumblebees: the chubby, fuzzy cousins of the bee species. These amusing harbingers of spring are much friendlier than their relatives — the wasps — and are the most social members of their species. Join us as we take a closer look at their behavior, understand their biology, experience their unique abilities and marvel at their survival techniques.

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