Great Migrations

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  • TV-PG
  • 2010
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (800)

Great Migrations is a seven part mini series that originally aired on National Geographic channel. It is full of fascinating facts and awe inspiring cinematography. The beautiful footage is narrated by Alec Baldwin. Each episode focuses on various aspects of migration, such as why animals migrate, how they migrate, and obstacles they encounter along the way. Various methods are used to film animals in their natural environment progressing in their migrations without harming or disrupting the natural process. Several animals are followed and filmed throughout each episode. A few of the animal species that you will encounter in this mini series are sperm whales, monarch butterflies, red crabs of Christmas Island, Mali elephant, whale shark, great white shark, and golden jellyfish. The final episode is described by producers as a "visual concert" and is completely unnarrated and has limited commercial interruption.

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Rhythm of Life
6. Rhythm of Life
November 20, 2010
Featuring the very best footage and spectacular orchestral score of National Geographic's Great Migrations event, this film brings together images from around the world-filmed over 3 years-resulting in a completely unique, narration-free, musical journey around the world. Great Migrations: Rhythm of Life is a breathtaking ride on the tailwinds of billions of creatures marching, swimming and flying across the planet on death-defying journeys.
Science of Great Migrations
5. Science of Great Migrations
November 9, 2010
In Science of Great Migrations viewers will see how the latest tagging technology helps scientists better understand the movements of creatures great and small; how texting could save a species from extinction; and how mathematical models might be able to predict a herd's survival.
Feast or Famine
4. Feast or Famine
November 14, 2010
Every migration is an epic journey, driven in large part by hunger. Every day, trillions of creatures are moving in search of greener pastures. From microscopic plankton to rare desert elephants; from predatory bald eagles to luminous jellyfish; from ravenous Great White Sharks to lightning quick peregrine falcons; our planet is on the move. Countless creatures on timeless journeys, moving in numbers, surviving as one.
Series 1 Episode 3
3. Series 1 Episode 3
 
Migrations are ticking clocks: every day, countless animals must move or die, driven by changing seasons and a changing climate.
The Need to Breed
2. The Need to Breed
August 27, 2011
Every day, migrating creatures around the world wage incredible journeys; risking it all in pursuit of the one thing more precious than themselves: the creation and care of their precious…
Great Migrations
1. Great Migrations
November 14, 2010
Three years in the making, and from award-winning National Geographic cinematographers, Great Migrations takes viewers around the world on the arduous journeys millions of animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species. Shot from land and air, in trees and cliff-blinds, on ice floes and underwater, Great Migrations tells the powerful stories of many of the planet's species and their movements, while revealing new scientific insights with breathtaking high-definition clarity. Narrated by Alec Baldwin.
Behind the Scenes
101. Behind the Scenes
November 14, 2010
Starting in 2007, National Geographic crews dispersed all over the planet to film the most amazing and unique animal migration stories ever told. Over the 2 years, the crew spent 350 hours in trees, 500 hours in blinds and 400 hours underwater. This behind-the-scenes story takes you to the depths of the sea and the far corners of the earth as you experience the dangers, difficulties and adventures of a National Geographic Cameraman.
Filming Tragedy
Filming Tragedy

Clip - 2 min 22 sec

Abandoned Foal
Abandoned Foal

Trailer - 2 min 18 sec

Description

Great Migrations is a seven part mini series that originally aired on National Geographic channel. It is full of fascinating facts and awe inspiring cinematography. The beautiful footage is narrated by Alec Baldwin. Each episode focuses on various aspects of migration, such as why animals migrate, how they migrate, and obstacles they encounter along the way. Various methods are used to film animals in their natural environment progressing in their migrations without harming or disrupting the natural process.

Several animals are followed and filmed throughout each episode. A few of the animal species that you will encounter in this mini series are sperm whales, monarch butterflies, red crabs of Christmas Island, Mali elephant, whale shark, great white shark, and golden jellyfish. The final episode is described by producers as a "visual concert" and is completely unnarrated and has limited commercial interruption.

Great Migrations is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on November 14, 2010.

Where to Watch Great Migrations

Great Migrations is available for streaming on the National Geographic website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Great Migrations on demand at Disney+, Amazon, Hoopla and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    November 14, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (800)