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From the frozen tundra in the north to the dry forests of the equator, Sir David Attenborough narrates a compelling view of the planet. "Planet Earth" was the first natural history documentary to be filmed in high definition, and now a decade later improved technology has made it possible to capture further details, from elusive animal behaviors to previously inaccessible remote landscapes. In addition to exploring the wilderness, the series examines urban dwellings, focusing on animals that have adapted to city life.

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Cities serve as places of surprising opportunity for animals to thrive.
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The hostile conditions of Earth's desert regions give rise to the most incredible survival stories on Earth.
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Grasslands cover one quarter of all land and support the greatest gatherings of wildlife on Earth, but hostile seasons pose a survival risk.
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From the jungles of Brazil to Costa Rica, animals face life in the most competitive place on Earth.
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The secretive lives of mountain animals; snow leopards come together to help a mother and cub, trapped between rival males.
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Remote islands offer sanctuary; pygmy three-toed sloth resides on a Caribbean island; nesting albatross thrive in isolation.
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Behind the scenes with each episode's production team, revealing the astounding challenges they encountered.
aired 272 days ago
An exclusive first look, revealing the extraordinary wildlife stories and unseen wilderness of the seven unique continents.
aired 408 days ago
A first look at the next episode.
aired 415 days ago
A first look at the next episode.
aired 437 days ago
From the producers of "Planet Earth II" comes the next landmark series, "Planet Earth: Dynasties."
aired 769 days ago
An unaired moment from the series.
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A bonus scene from the series.
aired 952 days ago
Cities serve as places of surprising opportunity for animals to thrive.
aired 952 days ago
Grasslands cover one quarter of all land and support the greatest gatherings of wildlife on Earth, but hostile seasons pose a survival risk.
aired 952 days ago
The hostile conditions of Earth's desert regions give rise to the most incredible survival stories on Earth.
aired 952 days ago
From the jungles of Brazil to Costa Rica, animals face life in the most competitive place on Earth.
aired 952 days ago
The secretive lives of mountain animals; snow leopards come together to help a mother and cub, trapped between rival males.
aired 952 days ago
Remote islands offer sanctuary; pygmy three-toed sloth resides on a Caribbean island; nesting albatross thrive in isolation.

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