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S35 Ep11
Spy in the Wild | Episode 5 | Meet the Spies
The final episode explains how the concept of the Spy Creatures evolved at John Downer Productions from the original Bouldercam to the Penguincams that inspired the next-generation “spycams” featured in this series. It shows the painstaking work that goes into building the lifelike models and how the team deploys and operates the robotic cameras on location all over the world.
Premiered: 5/5/2017
S35 Ep7
Spy in the Wild | Episode 1 | Love
In the most innovative series NATURE has ever presented, the five-part “Spy in the Wild” employs over 30 animatronic “spycams” disguised as animals to secretly record behavior in the wild. These spy cameras reveal animals as having emotions and behavior similar to humans – specifically, a capacity to love, grieve, deceive, cooperate, and invent.
Premiered: 5/5/2017
S35 Ep12
Yosemite Valley is a land forged in wildfire and sculpted by water; the delicate balance of these two elements is essential to the creatures and trees that call this land home. But with climates changing and temperatures rising, the Sierras are under siege. Scientists, experts and adventurers head into Yosemite to see how these global changes are affecting one of America’s greatest wildernesses.
Premiered: 3/29/2017
S35 Ep16
Dolphins: Spy in the Pod | Part 1
In this two-part series, join John Downer Productions, producers of "EARTHflight" and "PENGUINS: Spy in the Huddle", for a front row seat into an in-depth look into the lives of dolphins. The series incorporates unique footage from 13 ingenious “spy” cameras including animatronic squid, a robotic turtle and even a dolphin “double agent”.
Premiered: 5/3/2017
S35 Ep14
Hotel Armadillo
Deep in the heart of the Brazilian wetlands, the mysterious and secretive Giant armadillo digs a new burrow every other night. Once this termite-eater moves on, it leaves behind one of the hottest plots of real estate in the tropical Pantanal for 80 species of diverse and ever-changing animal clientele.
Premiered: 4/19/2017
S35 Ep5
The Story of Cats | Into the Americas
In this conclusion, we discover how cats first crossed from Asia into North America and how they went on to become the top predators of the continent. Today there are 13 feline species in the Americas – from the mighty jaguar, to the urban mountain lion, to the curious ocelot and from the Canada lynx to the nimble margay.
Premiered: 11/9/2016
Streaming until: 12/31/2022
S35 Ep4
The Story of Cats | Asia to Africa
In the first episode, we discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent, and later came to conquer Africa. We reveal how they evolved flexible limbs to climb, giant bodies to survive in the cold, and super senses to catch prey. Ultimately we discover how becoming social made the lion, king of the savannah.
Premiered: 11/2/2016
Streaming until: 12/31/2022
S35 Ep2
My Congo
Despite the number of years living and working as a wildlife cameraman in Europe, Vianet D’jenguet always carried fond childhood memories of the Congo wherever he traveled. "My Congo" represents his first opportunity to film in his native country and he takes viewers to his favorite places to witness the diversity of wildlife, stunning landscapes, and friendly people.
Premiered: 10/19/2016
S35 Ep1
Super Hummingbirds
Hummingbird visits flower
Using the latest high-speed cameras and other technologies, Super Hummingbirds reveals new scientific breakthroughs about these magical birds.
Premiered: 10/12/2016
Streaming until: 12/31/2022
S25 Ep5
During the past century, the rhinos of Africa and Asia have been pushed out of their habitats and hunted nearly to extinction for their horns, which are believed — erroneously — to possess healing properties. Now, thanks to the efforts of conservationists and scientists, the rhinos are on their way back.
Premiered: 1/28/2007


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