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The Pure Nature show is a show geared towards depicting and or displaying the everyday occurrences of what is to be considered the conventional lifestyle of wild animals. The show gives its viewers the ability to be enlightened about the world that lives beyond contemporary civilization. The show takes the viewers into various environments around the world to give people a first hand look at the many forms of wildlife that make up the ecosystem in which we live in. During these ventures into diverse wildlife habitats, the viewer is reconnected with its animal like origins as they're given the opportunity to catch a glimpse of creatures that share the common bond of existence in this world.

Pure Nature first aired in the month of August in 2011 and has consistently released new episodes since that time. The show has been fundamentally structured around a documentary style of filming in attempt to present a raw and uncut display of wildlife which would be suppressed if the show was centered around a more scripted form of filming. This documentary structure of the show, which allows nature to take its coarse without any outside interference, is a cornerstone to the show's development. This element of the show Pure Nature essentially makes the show pure.

The production of the show can be very extensive. Proof of this can be seen in the average air-time the show gets per episode. On average, Pure Nature episodes run from approximately forty-five to fifty-five minutes giving its viewers a full dosage of wildlife consumption.

The Pure Nature television series is syndicated by the Alliant TV network which is in conjunction with Alliant Content©. Alliant Content is a leading independent programmer of factual film and television content across digital platforms. They specialize in content placement, promotion and rotation to generate strong digital revenue.

Pure Nature is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (143 episodes). The series first aired on August 12, 2011.

Pure Nature is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Pure Nature on demand atAmazon Prime, Tubi TV online.

1 Season, 143 Episodes
August 12, 2011
Nature, News
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  • This film captures the stunning natural phenomenon of wild Sri Lankan elephants assembling in large numbers every year, a behavior found in very few places around the world.

  • Far more than lines on a map, the equator is a vital force of nature. Although the sun brings warmth, many places in the equator face the challenge of the cold. Animals must learn to adapt in a delicate balance of extreme temperatures.

  • From a tropical dawn emerges a land where life dances to a most peculiar rhythm. Some extraordinary creatures have learned this dance. As the waters of the Pantanal recede, a sea of grass takes its place.

  • For the Love of Elephants is an intimate portrait of an amazing elephant-human bond that develops at an elephant rehabilitation center near Nairobi, Kenya. Look inside the emotional world of young, orphaned African elephants and their keepers.

  • Dean Miller, a marine biologist specializing in tropical waters and coral reefs, sets sail for the sub-Antarctic, to find life on the tiny Macquarie Island. He is on a scientific expedition to study the return of the almost extinct Antarctic fur seal.

  • Tigress Machli shares her lakeside territory in India's Ranthambhore National Park with her three female cubs Satra, Athara and Unis. As the cubs reach maturity, they face one of the most dangerous times of their young lives as they venture into the wilde

  • Revered god, legendary hunter and loving parent, this is the complete story of the jackal. Hated, yet revered for thousands of years, the jackal thrives despite human persecution. We examine the myths and the natural history of this remarkable wild dog.

  • All animals reach a point when the instinctive drive towards independence becomes too attractive to. This starts a whole new phase in a baby's life. Some are watched carefully by parents, while others immediately have to learn to fend off predators.

  • Gawky, cute, lumpy, ugly, or cuddly, the young of Africa's wild spaces are as varied as that great continent. These wild babies will experience extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme wet, and extreme danger from the moment they're born.

  • You might pride yourself on being clean and tidy around the home but the truth is you're living with alien-like creatures. Every room, every cupboard, every nook and cranny is infested with little creatures of mass destruction.

  • In the Atacama Desert, no flowers bloom, no insects buzz, and no rain ever falls. This is the driest place on Earth. There was once water here, evidence is everywhere you look, but why has it dried up? This is the Riddle of the Atacama.

  • Snake expert Steve Backshall explores a small village in Thailand where the locals dance with deadly snakes to attract tourists, cobras are kept as pets and playthings, and it's far from taboo to kiss a cobra.

  • Dive into the Sea of Cortez to swim with Diablo Rojo, the man-eating Humboldt Squid. Are these predators natural cannibals who will prey on anything in the water, or is this behavior a reaction to local fisherman invading their environment?

  • This is Spain as you've never seen it before. Soar above the most beautiful landscapes, and enjoy the colorful and contrasting topographies of one of the most stunning places on earth.

  • The Minke whale could hold the key to a cold-war mystery. Are they responsible for the strange sounds thought to have been enemy submarines? A team of biologists strives to understand these unique sounds and discover what makes these animals so different.

  • Shark expert Mark Marx examines the factors that cause predators to attack humans. He meets survivors, interviews witnesses and examines forensic evidence to discover what might have been going through the shark's mind during the seconds before impact.

  • Off the coast of New Zealand, follow the efforts of scientists, researchers and divers as they battle weather, fear and an elusive subject in order to gain a greater understanding of the secret world of the great white shark.

  • In the summer, space becomes precious on the beaches of the Sub-Antarctic islands. There, penguins and sea elephants live jumbled up together, caught in the throes of breeding and raising their young.

  • Graceful and balletic, dolphins are ocean dancers - and spinner dolphins are prima ballerinas. Enter the mysterious world of Brazil's spinner dolphins to discover how and why they dive, leap, twist and perform aerial feats unique to their kind.

  • Discover the remarkable story of the 2010 Antarctic Whale Expedition. A combined effort of researches from Australia and New Zeland, this groundbreaking venture proved that it's possible to conduct research on whales without killing them.

  • Supremely adaptable, macaques live from mangrove swamps to the fringes of modern cities. On the Indonesian Hindu island of Bali these monkeys are considered sacred. Here, monkeys and humans have developed a unique relationship of interdependence.

  • This film tells the story of animals with startlingly different colors and the challenges they face in the innovative form of an African fable. Along the way we'll meet fascinating characters like a pink hippo, a black leopard and even a striped cheetah!

  • Fur seals. We all know these circus animals which can juggle, jump, dance, or applaud to the great joy of the audience. With large, tender eyes and a soft fur, they have been trained to entertain and amuse. This was our common vision, until now.

  • Wildlife films spy for us into the natural world and bring to the comfort of our armchairs beautiful, moving and breathtaking footage. Come face to face with sharks, gorillas, whales, and many more!

  • Before being an earthly paradise with enchanting colours, the lagoon of New-Caledonia is above all a paradise for sharks. Usually considered as fierce predators, sharks really are opportunistic scavengers.

  • As soon as a wild beast dies, lions will feed on its carcass for a week or more. Soon after, other scavengers will come for their share: vultures, marabou storks, and hyenas will all come to partake in the unique African ecosystem.

  • Maternal instinct is a universal phenomenon, responsible in many ways for the incredible success of human beings as a species. How do we compare to our fellow mammals such as apes or elephants?

  • In the remote volcanic archipelago of the Crozet islands, meet David Reicnert, a cameraman who has an extraordinary talent to locate, approach, and tame some of the wildest beasts on Earth.

  • For centuries, nature has cultivated the greatest arms race the world has ever known. From poisons that paralyze to slimes that suffocate, the chemical weapons of plants and animals are constantly evolving to stay one step ahead of their enemies.

  • In this revealing film, an indigenous Australian takes a suburban Australian man under his wing to teach him the ways of the land. Their journey crosses through waters, jungles, and ceremonial grounds as the secret ways to "˜read' the land are uncovered.

  • This is the story of a war against an unpredictable enemy with overwhelming numbers; a modern battle against an ancient plague. For as Australia entered the new century, that century began with the year of the locust.

  • At the northern most edges of the earth, winter temperatures plunge below minus 80. The coming summer is only a short respite for the unique creatures that can survive here, but it will also be an opportunity that the cunning will exploit to the full.

  • In the tangled humidity of the Javan rainforest, two men search for the rarest large mammal on earth - a beast that can way one ton, but is an elusive ghost in the jungle. This is the story of their struggle to save Asia's three species of rhinoceros.

  • Go behind the scenes of the humpback whale's migration pattern for feeding and breeding. Watch this fascinating and magical life story, as male humpbacks compete for females and the females give birth and take care of their young.

  • Asia's endangered elephants have played a crucial role in Sri Lanka's rich history. By following the elaborately decorated elephants involved in the perahera, a magnificent Buddhist festival, we learn what the future may hold for these gentle giants.

  • This is the story of the evolution of one of the most successful animals ever to have existed. However, why is such a perfectly evolved creature now faced with extinction?

  • Australia is home to some of the fiercest tarantulas in the world and it is here that expert Dr. Robert Raven guides us through his on-going mission to identify new species and protect them.

  • A thousand years ago, the Vikings arrived on an island of rich pastures. They marketed the land as The Green Land in an attempt to recruit settlers. See the incredible landscapes, fauna, and creatures who call Greenland home.

  • This is the story of Knut the Polar bear, who was hand-reared by zookeepers at the Berlin Zoo. We also follow the parallel lives of a pair of Brown bears in Belarus and the struggle for survival of a mother Polar bear and her three cubs in Alaska.

  • The tiger shark has become infamous for its aggression and indiscriminate appetite. Like other dangerous species it's been known to attack human beings, but unlike most, only this one is said to finish the job and consume the whole body.

  • The largest National Park of Tanzania, the Serengeti. It means "endless plains" in the native language, but it is more than just vast expanses. The ever-changing water sources drive some of the most incredible migrations in the world.

  • Cheetahs are the fastest, but also the most vulnerable of the big cats. In this new film we follow two cheetah mothers, both with varying fortunes, as they struggle to raise their families against all the odds.

  • According to scientific research, more than 450 different types of animals engage in homosexual activity. This documentary - which has since become a cult film in the scientific community - gathers that research into one groundbreaking hour of film.

  • Once a year the royal city of Meknes is transformed into an oriental camp. Two thousand curious onlookers gather round the square. More than five hundred riders are expected to take part in this major Fantasia, a warlike display of horsemanship.

  • 14-year old Sonaram has dreamt of a life with horses for years. He has been hired as a stable boy and has been given the opportunity to purchase one of the rare "˜holy foals' for his breeder.

  • The men who sit on the saddle 60 hours a week exist today in the vast grassy plains of the Argentinean steppe, for many distant corners of the estancias can only be reached on horseback. See the finest beasts of the Polo world.

  • From the glories of the Great Barrier Reef to the lush primeval rainforest of Daintree. From Lord Howe Island, an astonishing Pacific paradise, to Shark Bay where wild dolphins weave their magic. These are some of Australia's greatest wonders, the Treasur

  • Meet Abdi Jama, a Somalian native who has journeyed to America as a young man, and has now returned to his homeland to film Africa's most incredible animals. See how this photographer has used respect for nature to capture breathtaking images.

  • South African fisherman Peter Esterhuizen had a mission: to help whales - and make others love them as he did. This film is the remarkable true story of a man and the giant Southern Right Whales of the Cape coast.

  • Extraordinary footage shows wild dog interactions, such as pack behavior, a young male getting lost on his first hunt, and interactions with other predators.

  • The Brumbies of Australia are magnificent creatures, a symbol of the wilderness and a link to the past. However, they are also an environmental threat and an object of cruelty. Do these wild horses have a place in Australia's future?

  • Uncover the mystery behind the secretive life of the Red Panda. This is the first time these beautiful creatures have been filmed in the wild, courting, mating, nest building, and rearing their newly-born cubs.

  • When Themba loses his mother, it falls to the team at the Shamwari Reserve - and one amazing sheep - to rehabilitate the traumatized elephant. This is an extraordinary tale of an amazing friendship between a baby elephant, a sheep, and a handful of people.

  • For surfers Lungani, Andrew, and Avuyile, the coasts of South Africa are home. However many sharks also live in these waters. Follow these three surfers on a journey to face their fears and uncover the real secrets behind South Africa's shark stigma.

  • Off the southern tip of Africa, contrasting ocean currents create one of the most dramatic and diverse marine ecosystems in the world. Here, giants of the deep roam alongside brightly colored coral dwellers, and the wonders of the ocean come to life.

  • Africa's great rivers bring life, but they also harbor death. They provide the arenas for some of nature's greatest challenges and dramas. To survive in these waters and along the riverbanks, animals must come face to face with danger.

  • The budgerigar, or parakeet, is the most popular pet bird in the world. But what is this beautiful little animal like in it's natural habitat? Travel to the untamed outback of Australia and find out, in The Wild Bush Budgie.

  • Diane McTurk is famous for her successes with the rehabilitation of rescued orphaned giant otter pups. We follow her as she goes in search of an otter she hasn't seen for a year.

  • There are two phenomenal beasts that rule one of Africa's true wilderness areas, buffalos and lions. These lions seem to be behaving badly, and begin eating their prey while it's still alive!

  • Tabernas is one of Europe's only true deserts, which humans have actively avoided. Yet, even in the desert, life can thrive. Animals as diverse as hedgehogs, ladder snakes and eagles all survive and flourish here.

  • In South Africa, farmers are once again raising electric fences. The reason lies deep within the Shamwari Reserve, where the prime predators of the African plains are being brought back in an unprecedented conservation movement.

  • With nesting grounds inside the demilitarized zone of Korea, the Black Faced Spoonbill's territory - and the scientific journey to preserve it - transcends the borders and geopolitical conflicts of humanity.

  • Hop on a high-speed endurance adventure through one of the harshest environments on Earth. Glyn Maude follows a family of brown hyenas in Botswana's desolate saltpans of the Makgadikgadi.

  • Get up close personal with the grizzly bears of Alaska as Andreas Kieling and his son observe and even interact with these giants.

  • The Asian Elephants has gone from being a widely used domestic animal to a burden on modernizing communities. With experts predicting its extinction within four decades, how can people help save this beautiful creature?

  • Deep water reefs are formed by icebergs as they slide across the sea bed, leaving behind perfect foundations for coral to build upon. Some have never been explored by humans... until now.

  • Like the Asian elephant, the role of the Mahout - their life-long partner - is disappearing. This is the story of Sompast, and how he is fighting to carry on the legacy of his forefathers and train new Mahouts to carry on this ancient tradition.

  • In southern Africa, enterprising penguins make their nests in towns -trespassing in hotels, private pools hothouses, and the golf course. But how do the people react to these city slickers? And what does new behavior mean for the penguins of Africa.

  • Off the coast of South Africa Great White Sharks have surprised scientists by hunting at night, only meters away from a popular tourist beach. What is causing them to act in such an unusual manner? Unlock the mysteries surrounding these giant predators.

  • The great white shark is one of the world's most vilified predators. But is the great white really the man-eater that the media builds it up to be? Rewrite your understanding about this ultimate predator, and uncover the myths of the great white.

  • For the poverty-stricken slum-dwellers in Delhi, the donkey is their work machine - forced to work daily in horrible conditions. But Jean and Bob Harrison are fighting to save these beasts of burden, and cultivate a better future for the slumdog donkeys.

  • Hermaphrodites, promiscuity, and violence are only a few examples of the strange mating rituals found beneath the waves. Reproduction in our oceans is as diverse as the sea is deep.

  • Spiders have been feared for centuries. But what are these creatures actually capable of? Whether it's spiders that skip across the surface of water or lasso their prey with webbing in the blink of an eye, many arachnids are truly unique and fascinating.

  • A deadly wild mammal is responsible for the senseless slaughter of an entire hen house. Using clues found at the scene, the murderer is tracked down.

  • Following extermination from Scandinavia 150 years ago, the return of the wolf has brought back fear and anger. Can scientific knowledge replace myth and lead to co-existence with these majestic creatures?

  • Living with Polar Bears offers awe-inspiring stories from Arctic photographers, park rangers, and residents. These tales culminate to pain a vivid portrait of how man and bear are learning to survive and thrive harmoniously in the changing arctic.

  • In a remote part of China, five hundred Asiatic black bears are being rescued from Sichuan's torturous bear bile farms. Follow their journey from the moment they are freed from their coffin-like cages to their release into a beautiful wildlife sanctuary.

  • The Xinjiang province of China is under siege. Gerbils, by the millions, are devouring Xinjiang's ecosystem. But now the Chinese are fighting back by enlisting an to hunt the gerbils: the golden eagle. Will the eagle be enough, or is it already too late?

  • Zeb Hogan heads deep into Asia's jungles and basins on a quest to preserve the giant fish of the Yangtze and Mekong rivers and trace their legendary tales. Megafish are the titans of the deep -freshwater fish that can grow to the size of a grizzly bear.

  • Spiders have all the instincts of a warrior. The people of Kajiki, in Southern Japan, have harnessed these skills to create the sport of spider fighting. If you thought spiders were creatures to be feared, wait until you see these samurai spiders clash!

  • Each year in the US, 7,000 people are bitten by poisonous snakes. We follow five people who work with the deadly reptiles and see the incredible science that prevents fatalities.

  • Follow the journey of Krupakar, a filmmaker out to film India's wild dogs. Together with a local guide, he tracks Kirmadi, a wild dog mother struggling to raise her pups and elude dangers. Can Krupakar gain the trust of the wild dog and her family?

  • See the majestic humpback whale as you've never seen it before. See this creature care for its young, ward off predators, and hunt for food in the most unique ways.

  • In the animal kingdom, it is necessary for animals to fight to settle disputes. However, you will be amazed at how peaceful and noncombatant some of these fights actually are!

  • Each year, millions of sardines leave the waters off the southern tip of Africa to move up the East coast of South Africa. Waiting for them on their journey is a host of predators including dolphins, sharks, and gannets.

  • A cricket fighting master from Taiwan journeys to China for a showdown between his black dragon and China's smaller but well-trained Qu Qu. When these two fighters collide, will size make the difference? Or will superior skill win the day?

  • In the uniquely isolated ecosystem of Taiwan, the Formosan Black Bear is the largest carnivore and one of the least known endangered species on the island. Befriend one of Taiwan's legendary bears as they are rehabilitated and released into the wild.

  • Those who doubt the existence of vampires can see the truth revealed in this bloodcurdling special. See the incredible variety of wildlife that thrive on the blood of other creatures.

  • On the northern bank of the Sand River in the Mala-Mala Game Reserve in South Africa, seven magnificent creatures reside in an area the size of Manhattan Island. Tracking them for 24 hours reveals a never-ending daily drama.

  • Deep within the Syrian desert, the Bald Iblis-a bird once thought extinct-has resurfaced. Join a ragtag group of scientists, retired hunters, and Bedouins as they work tirelessly to protect the Iblis from extinction.

  • A herd of only 165 white giraffes remain in West Africa. To save them means a change of life for the humans attempting to habitat the same area. Will the conflict be resolved? Or will the White Giraffe be lost forever?

  • Images of elephants with Kilimanjaro's white summit as a backdrop are renowned across the globe. Go with these mighty beasts on a journey of exploration, adventure and revelation as we follow their footsteps up the Great White Mountain.

  • Wolverines have a reputation for being solitary and dangerous killers, but the reality is far from the myth. Gain unprecedented access to the wolverines of Finland's Kuhmo forest and see some truly unexpected behavior.

  • The Cape buffalo is one of the most dangerous animals in Africa. Despite its strength, it is vulnerable to a devastating disease, bovine tuberculosis. This poacher-turned-gamekeeper attempts to bring them back from the brink of disaster.

  • Out in the wild, life moves fast. When it comes to capturing the truly remarkable, this show combines footage from the patient professionals as well as the lucky day-trippers. You won't believe some of these shots when animals are caught in the act!

  • Amidst a bleak and unwelcoming wintry landscape remains one of Europe's last surviving birds of prey, the white tailed eagle. We follow two young birds, as they fight to stay alive in a world of danger and on a journey that only the fittest survive.

  • Baboons are no easy prey. With their sharp teeth and agility, they are rarely worth the risk or effort to predators. But when rains in Tanzania drive out the herds, hungry eyes turn on the baboons. Will they survive until the other games' return?

  • Denali: six million acres of pristine Alaskan wilderness. Home to some of the continents most dramatic and powerful hunters and the scene of an extraordinary adventure. This is wilderness at its most extreme.

  • Follow three scientists and their mission to find the lost rhinos of Vietnam. Previously thought to be extinct, recent sightings have led to this expedition that takes us through some spectacular scenery and reveals Vietnam's extraordinary wildlife.

  • Erupting every 20 minutes, Stromboli is one of the world's most active volcanoes. Beneath the surface, a healthy population of common octopus thrives on its treacherous slopes. Discover what allows the octopus to survive in such extreme conditions.

  • East Africa's Mara River brings life to millions, and death to thousands. It is crucial to the largest migration of mammals on the planet... and the stage for an ancient and bloody confrontation. It flows all year, never threatening to dry up... until now.

  • All marine life is caught in a vicious cycle of hunting, feeding, and hiding from predators. From the tiniest creature to monsters with razor sharp teeth, discover the pulse pounding tension that these animals endure in their struggle to survive.

  • Lions, crocs, and hippos. Under the blistering African sun, three of Africa's most powerful creatures are forced together in a battle to stay alive. Both lions and hippos are forced to the last pools of water, where the crocs wait.

  • Chambord's castle is the most ancient forest park in Europe. With its variety of trees and mammals, amphibians and birds, the park is pioneer in wildlife conservation. Experience a year in the beauty of this untamed environment where animals rule.

  • A chain of volcanic islands east of Papua New Guinea remains one of the least known places on Earth. Now, for the first time, we are taken where nobody from the Western world has been before, to reveal the truth behind these mysterious islands.

  • For the first time, a team takes us where nobody from the Western world has been before, a chain of volcanic islands east of Papua New Guinea.

  • Biologist Marc van Roosmalen has such a passion for primates that he has become a professional species hunter.

  • This is a portrait of the reindeer; the species, the sub-species and the people from around the world who live with them, such as the Saami. We look at attempts to introduce reindeer to other parts of the world.

  • The Yukon is a river that runs over 3000 kilometers through North Canada and Alaska. Andreas Kieling sets out to explore this legendary river, following its winding path through a vast wilderness teeming with wildlife.

  • For centuries, the bat has been an icon of evil simply because it has been misunderstood. Scientists are struggling to understand and emulate this complex animal. Discover the wonder of the world's only flying mammal, the bat.

  • The Pantanal is much like the Amazon except it is much better protected due to its small size. Come view close ups of exotic animals, leading up to the magnificent jaguar. Learn about Eco-tourism and its effects on this beautiful place.

  • Follow the story of a band of chimps raised in semi-captivity and then, one by one, released into the wild. Social dynamics change constantly and the struggle to adapt and acclimate is a daunting challenge.

  • Follow the story of a band of chimps raised in semi-captivity and then, one by one, released into the wild. Social dynamics change constantly and the struggle to adapt and acclimate is a daunting challenge.

  • From deadly toxins to regeneration, the Jellyfish is one of the most incredible organisms ply our oceans. Among its amazing attributes, the ability of one species to reverse the aging process.

  • Wildlife photographer Benny Rebel returns to his native Iran to document its little-known wilderness and extraordinary collection of plants and animals - from wild donkeys to cheetahs, leopards, striped hyenas, golden eagles and giant lizards.

  • A giant man-eater swims the banks of Lake Tanganyka. It is the biggest crocodile ever documented. Its gigantic size and thick skin make it invulnerable to gun shot. The only solution is to capture it alive.

  • Princess Martha Louise of Norway goes in search of great human-equestrian partnerships that demonstrate the fascinating connection and capacity for communication between horse and man.

  • Follow Stig Aavall Severinsen, World Champion free diver, as he lives out his dream to interact with killer whales. The film takes viewers on an unforgettable journey to Tysfjorden, Norway, where killer whales come each year to hunt and eat herring.

  • The animal kingdom is a rich blend of curious creatures that don't seem to have any morals or self-respect when it comes to the mating game. Although animals may indulge in some jaw-dropping, eye-popping sex, it's all in the name of nature!

  • Huge, lustrous eyes glisten in the moonlight. Long fingers cling to branches. A strange squeal pierces the forest. This is the mysterious Philippine Tarsier. See these alien-like creatures and learn why the world's oldest primate may soon disappear.

  • Over the last century, tiger populations in Asia have plummeted by 95%, leaving fewer than 7,000. Sadly, that number continues to fall. Follow the riveting stories of three conservationists who are trying to save the tiger.

  • Raine Island is a harsh cradle for new life for thousands of Pacific green turtles that come to nest each year. Waiting for them is one of the ocean's most ferocious predators - the tiger shark.

  • Africa is a land of giants. Vast landscapes sculpted by rivers are home to creatures that are as powerful as the rivers themselves. But even these colossal animals' survival skills are put to the test in the harsh and dangerous rivers of Africa.

  • A deadly mix of cyanide and explosives has devastated Bali's coral reefs. In this hopeful story, marine scientists work with the Balinese community, using revolutionary techniques to accelerate reef rebuilding at up to five times the natural rate.

  • Whether it's a Siamese turtle or a two headed rat snake called "˜Golden Girls,' mutants both intrigue and repulse us. Genetic scientists are studying these oddities to understand the cells that determine the form of every living creature.

  • After many decades, the wild horses of West China return to their ancestral home range.

  • For Ian Gordon, life doesn't get much better than an encounter with a shark. He can't get enough of these beautiful carnivores. Dive into an amazing adventure with this compilation of Ian's closest calls with the world's most feared predators.

  • There are humans who undergo extensive body modifications to transform themselves into animals. Some are content just adopting the behavior of their chosen creatures, while others don animal-skin tattoos, pointed ears, and filed teeth.

  • Courage and strength are symbols represented by the mighty tiger, but it is these attributes that make the tiger so sought after by hunters. Will the tiger be chased to extinction, or will the largest feline on Earth be saved?

  • The ancestors of elephants have been on this planet for millions of years, but cohabitation with humans is proving more and more difficult. See how elephants live today, and the steps being taken to save these magnificent creatures.

  • Frederic Buyle, World Freediving Champion, employs his skills to dive into the world of sharks in Polynesia. Buyle, an activist for nature conservation, works with researchers on the first major study of the migration routes of the great hammerhead shark.

  • In the world's tenth largest country, Kazakhstan, we find remnants of ancient nomadic cultures and traditions alongside our most advanced space technology, all surrounded by the rich natural history and dramatic landscapes of the Asian Steppe.

  • Just a hundred years ago the wolf was very common throughout most of Europe. But today's shattered populations remain in only a few countries. Scientist Erik Zimen has spent the last 30 years documenting its return in unique footage filmed across Europe.

  • This is the story of Jurgen Jozefowicz who has for the last eight years filmed a single pride of lions.