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Plunge into the Pacific to see the ocean’s rare and dazzling creatures.
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Next on Episode 5
Follow the adventures of the filmmakers behind Big Pacific.
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Cameramen Peter Kragh and Ernie Kovacs set out to film a mysterious pufferfish.
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The crew travels to Snake Island to film pit vipers preying on migrating songbirds.
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Episode 5 | Official Extended Trailer
Big Pacific travels to 20 countries, filming an ocean that covers one third of our planet.
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Episode 4 | Official Extended Trailer
In the Pacific, the quest to multiply has spawned a stunning array of unusual behaviors.
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A mass spawning event happens on an empty shoreline in the Gulf of California.
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A yellow-eyed penguin family nests in a secluded New Zealand forest.
Clip: Ep4 | 4m 15s
Californian sea otters give new meaning to “love bite.”
Clip: Ep4 | 3m 9s
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The challenge of finding food drives all life in the Pacific.
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Peppered Moray Eels
In the Marshall Islands Moray Eels are learning to hunt on land.
Clip: Ep3 | 3m 36s
The marine iguana is the only one of its kind with adaptations to thrive in the ocean.
Clip: Ep3 | 3m 27s
Manta rays feed nearly constantly on prey so minute it is just a haze in the water.
Clip: Ep3 | 2m 47s
Episode 3 | Official Extended Trailer
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In Hangzhou Bay, brave surfers wait for the annual return of an ancient sea monster.
Clip: Ep2 | 3m 37s
Humpback Whales migrate from northern feeding grounds to Hawaii for a chance to mate.
Clip: Ep2 | 3m 39s
Next on Episode 2
Those that live in the Pacific must choose whether to avoid conflict or rise to meet it.
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Shedao, also known as Snake Island, is home to 20,000 Pit Vipers.
Clip: Ep2 | 4m 3s
Episode 2 | Official Extended Trailer
Violence is part of life in the Pacific.
Preview: Ep2 | 1m 14s
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Arribada
Each year olive ridley sea turtles return to their natal beach. How they find it shore is
Clip: Ep1 | 2m 38s
Episode 1 | Official Extended Trailer
We yearn to unravel the mysterious Pacific, but she doesn't give up her secrets willingly.
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Off the coast of Japan, the white-spotted pufferfish is at work creating a masterpiece.
Clip: Ep1 | 4m 36s
Beyond a coral reef, a tomb of lost turtles leaves more questions than answers.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 20s
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