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"Dynasties" is a documentary by Sir David Attenborough as he goes on a journey behind some of the most celebrated and endangered animals on the planet. Follow the stories of penguins, chimpanzees, lions, painted wolves, and tigers. Each of these animals is locked in a heroic struggle against the forces of nature and their rivals -- they face harsh environmental conditions, dangerous predators, and even the greatest threat: humans. They actively seek to fight for their survival and the survival of their families -- their dynasties.

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aired 69 days ago
A group of chimps in Senegal is led by an alpha male named Dave.
aired 69 days ago
Tigress Raj Bhera has four new cubs whom she must protect while battling rivals who want to steal her lands and overthrow her.
aired 69 days ago
A colony of emperor penguins arrive in Atka Bay, after three months at sea, to raise their chicks through the coming winter.
aired 69 days ago
The leader of a great Painted Wolf family is growing old and her power to keep the peace is waning; a feud with an ambitious daughter threatens to bring the dynasty down.
aired 69 days ago
The leader of a once mighty lion pride must now battle for their very survival; a look at whether or not this extraordinary lioness can save her family from disaster.
aired 82 days ago
A world of dynastic power struggles and family treachery that's more dramatic than any work of fiction.
aired 223 days ago
The leader of a great Painted Wolf family is growing old and her power to keep the peace is waning; a feud with an ambitious daughter threatens to bring the dynasty down.

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