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Consistently stunning documentaries transport viewers to far-flung locations ranging from the torrid African plains to the chilly splendors of icy Antarctica. The show's primary focus is on animals and ecosystems around the world. A comic book based on the show, meant to be used an as educational tool for kids, was briefly distributed to museums and schools at no cost in the mid-2000s.

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White bears on an island of British Columbia learn survival by trial and error.
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David Attenborough narrates a look at hippopotamuses as they protect their families, face their enemies, and contend with a drought.
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Filmmaker Tom Mustill returns to California to investigate whales after a 30-ton humpback whale breached and landed on his sea kayak in 2015; comments from others who have survived near-death encounters.
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Reunions between wild animals and their caregivers reveal whether interspecies bonds can stand the test of time.
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The journey of an emperor penguin chick, from its emergence from the egg to its independence.

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