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  • 2011
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Pure Nature is a visually stunning documentary series that explores the wonders of the natural world. Presented by some of the most knowledgeable and dedicated naturalists, the show takes viewers on a captivating journey through some of the most beautiful and mesmerizing landscapes on Earth. From the depths of the oceans to the highest mountain peaks, Pure Nature delves into the mysteries of nature and provides a mesmerizing and immersive experience for viewers.

The show is filmed with state-of-the-art equipment and features stunning high-definition visuals that transport viewers to some of the most remote and beautiful corners of the planet. Each episode features a different location, such as the African savannah, the Amazon rainforest, or the Arctic tundra. The episodes are expertly crafted to showcase the unique features and complexities of these locations, from the animals that inhabit them to the plants that sustain them.

One of the things that sets Pure Nature apart from other nature shows is the level of detail to which it delves. The series doesn't just provide a surface-level overview of its subject matter, but instead delves deep into the intricate workings of ecosystems and how everything is connected. For example, one episode explores the complex relationships between predator and prey in the African savannah, while another explores the delicate balance between plant and animal life in the Amazon rainforest.

In each episode, viewers are introduced to a variety of animal species, both well-known and obscure. The show's naturalists provide insightful commentary on each species, discussing their unique traits, behaviors, and evolutionary history. Some of the animals featured in the series include big cats like lions and tigers, giant anteaters, kangaroos, penguins, and many more.

Another standout feature of Pure Nature is the show's incredible cinematography. The series is filmed using the latest in camera technology, capturing breathtaking vistas, stunning close-ups of animals, and slow-motion footage that provides a new perspective on the natural world. The show's producers make use of drones and other advanced camera equipment to capture footage that would be impossible to see with the naked eye, from aerial shots of the savannah to up-close views of marine life.

Pure Nature is also notable for its commitment to highlighting environmental issues and conservation efforts. Each episode includes segments on the ways in which human activity is impacting the natural world and what steps can be taken to mitigate those impacts. The naturalists featured on the show are passionate about protecting the habitats and species they study, and their enthusiasm is infectious.

Overall, Pure Nature is an exceptional documentary series that celebrates the diversity and complexity of the natural world. It offers a unique and immersive viewing experience, taking viewers on a journey through some of the most stunning landscapes and ecosystems on Earth. The series is a must-watch for anyone who appreciates the beauty and wonder of nature, and is sure to leave viewers with a newfound appreciation for the living world that surrounds us.

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

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The Great Elephant Gathering
188. The Great Elephant Gathering
April 21, 2015
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.
Challenge of the Cold
186. Challenge of the Cold
April 12, 2015
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.
Sea of Grass
184. Sea of Grass
April 1, 2015
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.
Land of Water
183. Land of Water
March 31, 2015
Deep in the heart of South America, there exists a world where nothing is what it seems. Predators stalk rivers and lagoons, but it is the unrelenting power of water itself that gives life or death to the creatures of the Pantanal.
Animal Magicians
181. Animal Magicians
March 26, 2015
Could eye of newt and toe of frog give witches of old their magical powers? Well... probably not in the way you think, but scientists are discovering that animal "magic" actually exists in incredible naturally produced chemical concoctions!
For the Love of Elephants
179. For the Love of Elephants
October 8, 2010
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.
Journey to the Edge of Nowhere
177. Journey to the Edge of Nowhere
February 17, 2015
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.
Wild Sex
176. Wild Sex
February 12, 2015
In the animal kingdom, the notion of "love" is pretty rare. It's all about sex, and there are truly some weird and wonderful ways of going about it. From orgies to sex changes, see the craziest reproductive rituals on the planet.
Indian Tiger
174. Indian Tiger
April 24, 2009
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
Day of the Jackal
173. Day of the Jackal
October 20, 2003
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.
Shark Quest
172. Shark Quest
July 25, 2003
Join Robert Torelli and Mark Priest as they encounter some of the oceans most feared and notorious sharks such as the Great White, Tiger, Oceanic White Tip and Great Hammerhead shark species.
Steps in the Wild
171. Steps in the Wild
November 20, 2014
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.
On Their Wild Way
170. On Their Wild Way
November 19, 2014
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.
Bug Brother
164. Bug Brother
July 4, 2006
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.
Riddle of the Atacama Desert
164. Riddle of the Atacama Desert
November 12, 2014
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.
King Cobra Face to Face
163. King Cobra Face to Face
June 15, 2007
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.
Killer Squid
162. Killer Squid
October 26, 2014
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?
Aerial Spain: Part 2
160. Aerial Spain: Part 2
August 18, 2014
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 Mystery of the Minkes
158. The Mystery of the Minkes
May 2, 2002
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.
When Sharks Attack
157. When Sharks Attack
January 1, 2005
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.
White Shark: Nature of the Beast
156. White Shark: Nature of the Beast
January 1, 2007
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.
The Great Ocean Predators
153. The Great Ocean Predators
June 2, 2014
Sharks are the top predators in the world. What makes them so deadly? They possess a myriad of tools to help them track and kill their prey, but sharks are not the only killers of the seas. Mammals like dolphins and orcas have some tricks of their own.
Penguin Baywatch: Sub-Antarctic Islands
152. Penguin Baywatch: Sub-Antarctic Islands
June 1, 2014
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.
Spinner Dolphins
150. Spinner Dolphins
June 1, 2003
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.
Hunting the Ice Whales
149. Hunting the Ice Whales
July 4, 2012
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.
Island of the Monkey God
148. Island of the Monkey God
November 9, 1996
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.
Africa's Outsiders
147. Africa's Outsiders
October 21, 2008
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: The Dark Side
146. Fur Seals: The Dark Side
May 26, 2014
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 Filmmakers: Mishaps and Danger
145. Wildlife Filmmakers: Mishaps and Danger
May 13, 2014
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!
Sharks: Scavengers of the Seas
143. Sharks: Scavengers of the Seas
May 12, 2014
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.
Scavengers of the Savannah
142. Scavengers of the Savannah
May 11, 2014
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.
Our Animal Motherhood
139. Our Animal Motherhood
May 8, 2014
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?
A Man Among Orcas
138. A Man Among Orcas
May 7, 2014
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.
The Chemistry of War
137. The Chemistry of War
May 1, 2014
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.
Tracks of the Hunter
136. Tracks of the Hunter
May 13, 2013
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.
Year of the Locust
135. Year of the Locust
September 10, 2007
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.
Siberian Survivors: A Tale of Two Foxes
134. Siberian Survivors: A Tale of Two Foxes
November 22, 2002
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.
Forgotten Rhino
133. Forgotten Rhino
November 5, 2007
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.
Giants of the Deep
132. Giants of the Deep
June 13, 2013
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.
Buddha's Giants
131. Buddha's Giants
April 27, 2014
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.
Caribbean Reef Rescue
130. Caribbean Reef Rescue
April 24, 2014
Coral reefs are among the most diverse ecosystems on earth. But many of these sanctuaries are dying. Scientists estimate that 20% of the world's coral reefs are already lost, and another 35% are in grave danger. Is there anything we can do to save them?
Shark Story
128. Shark Story
March 10, 2014
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?
Tarantula: Australia's King of Spiders
127. Tarantula: Australia's King of Spiders
March 2, 2014
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.
The Green Land
126. The Green Land
February 20, 2014
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.
Knut and Friends
125. Knut and Friends
February 11, 2014
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.
Dive to Tiger Central
124. Dive to Tiger Central
February 10, 2014
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.
Serengeti National Park
122. Serengeti National Park
January 22, 2014
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 Against All Odds
118. Cheetahs Against All Odds
April 26, 2009
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.
Animal Homosexuality
117. Animal Homosexuality
December 15, 2001
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.
Horses of Morocco
116. Horses of Morocco
December 16, 2013
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.
Horses of India
115. Horses of India
December 15, 2013
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.
Horses of Argentina
113. Horses of Argentina
December 10, 2013
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.
Treasures of the Australian Coast
112. Treasures of the Australian Coast
December 9, 2013
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
Abdi's Return to Africa
109. Abdi's Return to Africa
December 3, 2013
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.
The Whale Induna
108. The Whale Induna
November 13, 2009
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.
Wild Dogs Biting Back
105. Wild Dogs Biting Back
November 6, 2013
Extraordinary footage shows wild dog interactions, such as pack behavior, a young male getting lost on his first hunt, and interactions with other predators.
Brumby: Horse Run Wild
99. Brumby: Horse Run Wild
August 25, 1998
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?
Cherub of the Mist
98. Cherub of the Mist
May 13, 2006
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.
Wild and Woolly
97. Wild and Woolly
November 3, 2013
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.
Surfing and Sharks
96. Surfing and Sharks
December 5, 2012
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.
Africa's Primeval Oceans
95. Africa's Primeval Oceans
October 24, 2013
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 Rivers of Danger
94. Africa's Rivers of Danger
October 21, 2013
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 Return of the Buffalo: Restoring the Great American Prairie
93. The Return of the Buffalo: Restoring the Great American Prairie
January 15, 2008
Project "Buffalo Commons" is a venture unlike any other. With hopes to one day repopulate the plains of the American west with buffalo, the project represents the best chance not only for the restoration of the species, but also the entire prairie.
The Wild Bush Budgie
92. The Wild Bush Budgie
July 6, 1995
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.
Mission: Giant Otters
90. Mission: Giant Otters
October 15, 2013
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.
Lions Behaving Badly
89. Lions Behaving Badly
October 13, 2013
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: The Forgotten Desert
86. Tabernas: The Forgotten Desert
October 8, 2013
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.
Return of the Prime Predators
83. Return of the Prime Predators
January 23, 2008
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.
Bird Without Borders
82. Bird Without Borders
June 15, 2009
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.
Ghosts of the Great Salt Lakes
81. Ghosts of the Great Salt Lakes
October 6, 2013
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.
A Life With Bears
80. A Life With Bears
October 3, 2013
Get up close personal with the grizzly bears of Alaska as Andreas Kieling and his son observe and even interact with these giants.
Elephant Whisperer
78. Elephant Whisperer
September 26, 2013
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?
Alien Reefs
77. Alien Reefs
September 25, 2013
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.
The Last Mahout
76. The Last Mahout
September 23, 2013
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.
City Slickers
75. City Slickers
September 22, 2013
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.
73. Sharkville
July 25, 2008
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.
Myths of the Great White
72. Myths of the Great White
July 28, 2013
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.
Saving the Slumdog Donkeys
71. Saving the Slumdog Donkeys
March 11, 2010
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.
Salty Love
70. Salty Love
July 8, 2013
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.
Spider Power
69. Spider Power
July 4, 2013
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.
The Case of the Baby-Faced Assassin
68. The Case of the Baby-Faced Assassin
June 23, 2013
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.
Wired Wolf
67. Wired Wolf
June 19, 2013
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
66. Living With Polar Bears
February 7, 2007
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.
Moon Bears: Journey to Freedom
65. Moon Bears: Journey to Freedom
March 30, 2007
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.
Survivors: Tarantula
63. Survivors: Tarantula
May 30, 2013
Enter the world of the Tarantula and the tribesmen who revere it. With deadly bite and stinging hairs, this arachnid beast is not something to be trifled with.
Gerbil Plague
62. Gerbil Plague
April 30, 2004
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?
Mega Fish
61. Mega Fish
May 19, 2013
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.
Samurai Fighting Spiders
60. Samurai Fighting Spiders
May 25, 2005
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!
When Snakes Bite
59. When Snakes Bite
June 27, 2013
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.
Wild Dog Diaries
59. Wild Dog Diaries
August 25, 2006
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?
Ocean Voyager
58. Ocean Voyager
May 14, 2013
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.
Fighting for Life
56. Fighting for Life
May 12, 2013
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!
Feast of Predators
54. Feast of Predators
May 9, 2013
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.
The Black Dragon
53. The Black Dragon
March 2, 2005
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?
Black Bears Unleashed
52. Black Bears Unleashed
March 9, 2005
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.
Bloody Suckers
51. Bloody Suckers
April 29, 2013
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.
Africa's Super Seven
48. Africa's Super Seven
April 28, 2013
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.
Rise of the Desert Phoenix
47. Rise of the Desert Phoenix
March 12, 2013
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.
The Last of the White Giraffes
46. The Last of the White Giraffes
February 24, 2013
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?
Saved by the Seals
45. Saved by the Seals
February 23, 2013
Elephant seals are becoming field scientists. With special beacons attached to their heads, scientists can collect data from places humans cannot reach in order to better understand our planet and its climate.
Elephants of Kilimanjaro
44. Elephants of Kilimanjaro
February 5, 2013
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.
Wolverine X
43. Wolverine X
February 3, 2013
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.
Buffalo Warrior
42. Buffalo Warrior
February 2, 2013
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.
Animals Caught in the Act
41. Animals Caught in the Act
January 30, 2013
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!
Sea Eagle: Bird With the Golden Eye
40. Sea Eagle: Bird With the Golden Eye
January 31, 2013
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.
Monkey Hunters
39. Monkey Hunters
January 27, 2013
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?
Wild Giants of Denali
38. Wild Giants of Denali
January 26, 2013
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.
Phantoms of Vietnam
37. Phantoms of Vietnam
January 17, 2013
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.
Octopus Volcano
36. Octopus Volcano
January 16, 2013
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.
Mara, River of Death
33. Mara, River of Death
January 15, 2013
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.
Deadly Dance Under the Sea
31. Deadly Dance Under the Sea
January 8, 2013
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.
Deadly Summer
30. Deadly Summer
January 5, 2013
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.
Nature's Palace
29. Nature's Palace
December 31, 2012
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.
Camel's Empire
28. Camel's Empire
December 25, 2012
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.
Ghosts of the Cannibal Islands
27. Ghosts of the Cannibal Islands
December 25, 2012
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.
Species Hunter
26. Species Hunter
December 25, 2012
Biologist Marc van Roosmalen has such a passion for primates that he has become a professional species hunter.
Rhythm of the Reindeer
25. Rhythm of the Reindeer
December 18, 2012
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.
Yukon Adventure
24. Yukon Adventure
November 11, 2012
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.
Super Bat
23. Super Bat
July 28, 2009
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: the Jaguar's Last Sanctuary
22. The Pantanal: the Jaguar's Last Sanctuary
October 13, 2012
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.
A Chimpanzees Tale
21. A Chimpanzees Tale
October 1, 2002
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.
A Chimpanzee's Tale
21. A Chimpanzee's Tale
September 30, 2002
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.
Super Jellyfish
20. Super Jellyfish
July 2, 2007
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.
Wild Iran
19. Wild Iran
February 1, 2012
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.
Capturing the Killer Croc
18. Capturing the Killer Croc
May 12, 2004
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.
Whispers of the Horse
17. Whispers of the Horse
February 5, 2006
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.
Free Diving With Killer Whales
16. Free Diving With Killer Whales
August 25, 2012
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.
Naughty by Nature (Sex in the Jungle)
15. Naughty by Nature (Sex in the Jungle)
March 23, 2012
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!
Tarsier Primate: the Littlest Alien
14. Tarsier Primate: the Littlest Alien
March 16, 2012
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.
Tigers Fighting Back
13. Tigers Fighting Back
March 9, 2012
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.
Tiger Sharks and Sea Turtles in Nature's Warzone
12. Tiger Sharks and Sea Turtles in Nature's Warzone
February 28, 2012
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's Rivers of Giants
11. Africa's Rivers of Giants
December 17, 2013
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.
Bali: Coral Reef Reborn
11. Bali: Coral Reef Reborn
February 24, 2012
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.
Mutation: The Science of Survival
10. Mutation: The Science of Survival
February 23, 2012
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.
Wild Horses Return to China
9. Wild Horses Return to China
February 22, 2012
After many decades, the wild horses of West China return to their ancestral home range.
Shark Gordon's Most Dangerous Moments
8. Shark Gordon's Most Dangerous Moments
January 30, 2012
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.
Animal Imitators
7. Animal Imitators
January 30, 2003
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.
The Last Wild Tigers
6. The Last Wild Tigers
December 14, 2011
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?
Are Elephants Headed Toward Extinction?
5. Are Elephants Headed Toward Extinction?
December 14, 2011
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.
The Sharks of Polynesia
4. The Sharks of Polynesia
November 10, 2011
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.
Ancient Steppes, Nomadic Lives
3. Ancient Steppes, Nomadic Lives
September 28, 2011
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.
Return of the European Wolf
2. Return of the European Wolf
August 12, 2011
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.
Living With Lions
1. Living With Lions
August 12, 2011
This is the story of Jurgen Jozefowicz who has for the last eight years filmed a single pride of lions.
Where to Watch Pure Nature
Pure Nature is available for streaming on the CreateSpace website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Pure Nature on demand at and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 12, 2011