Nature's Great Race

Airs Wednesdays at 9/8c

Follow three iconic animals on three of the world’s most breath-taking wildlife adventures. Across hundreds of miles of Canadian arctic wilderness and African bush, we follow every life and death decision these herds make as they overcome immense obstacles and face fearless predators in a race to reach their destination.

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Episodes 2

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Caribou

Nature's Great Race

Caribou

A hundred thousand caribou migrate thousands of miles through a harsh Arctic wilderness.

54:19

Caribou

54:19

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Nature's Great Race

Elephants

A thousand elephants come together in Kenya at a critical stage of their migration.

54:44

Elephants

54:44

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Clips 8

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Awaiting at the Zebra Finish Line

Nature's Great Race

Awaiting at the Zebra Finish Line

As the zebras get close, lions and dirt fields await them at the migration site.

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Awaiting at the Zebra Finish Line

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Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Clues to the Zebra Odyssey

Nature's Great Race

Clues to the Zebra Odyssey

Scientists search for clues to the origin of the zebras' urge to migrate.

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Clues to the Zebra Odyssey

1:50

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Meeting Winnie the Zebra

Nature's Great Race

Meeting Winnie the Zebra

As the zebra gather to leave, the crew gets a chance to meet the individuals.

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Meeting Winnie the Zebra

2:53

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Bear Gets Too Close for Comfort

Nature's Great Race

Bear Gets Too Close for Comfort

In open landscape, a bear has a hard time catching caribou - but not humans.

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Bear Gets Too Close for Comfort

2:10

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Caribou Face a Gauntlet of Bears

Nature's Great Race

Caribou Face a Gauntlet of Bears

The grizzles have just woken up from 6 months of hibernation, and they're starving.

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Caribou Face a Gauntlet of Bears

1:27

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race The Herd Gets Back on Track

Nature's Great Race

The Herd Gets Back on Track

With just 13 days left until they go into labor, this herd still has 180 miles to go.

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The Herd Gets Back on Track

1:53

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Elephants Gorge Themselves on Weaver Birds

Nature's Great Race

Elephants Gorge Themselves on Weaver Birds

In an act never before filmed, a group of elephants feast on weaver bird nests.

1:51

Elephants Gorge Themselves on Weaver Birds

1:51

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Encounter with a Musth Bull Elephant

Nature's Great Race

Encounter with a Musth Bull Elephant

Cameraman Bob Poole attracts the unwanted attention of a musth bull.

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Encounter with a Musth Bull Elephant

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Previews 4

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Next on Episode 3 | Zebra

Nature's Great Race

Next on Episode 3 | Zebra

Join Africa’s longest land mammal migration as thousands of zebra journey through Botswana

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Next on Episode 3 | Zebra

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Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Next on Episode 2 | Caribou

Nature's Great Race

Next on Episode 2 | Caribou

A hundred thousand caribou migrate thousands of miles through a harsh Arctic wilderness.

0:30

Next on Episode 2 | Caribou

0:30

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Next on Episode 1 | Elephants

Nature's Great Race

Next on Episode 1 | Elephants

A thousand elephants come together in Kenya at a critical stage of their migration.

0:30

Next on Episode 1 | Elephants

0:30

Video thumbnail: Nature's Great Race Official Trailer

Nature's Great Race

Official Trailer

Follow three iconic animals on some of the world’s most breath-taking wildlife adventures.

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Official Trailer

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