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The Poles | Spy in The Wild 2

The Poles | Spy in The Wild 2

From penguin chicks to elephant seals and wolf cubs to polar bears, the spy creatures meet and observe the hardiest and most charismatic animals in the Arctic and Antarctic circles.
S38 E18 Length 53:25 Premiere: 5.20.20

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NATURE brings the beauty and wonder of the natural world into your home, becoming in the process the benchmark for natural history programs.

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The Cheetah Children - S35 E5

For nearly two years in the forested hills of Zimbabwe, wildlife cameraman Kim Wolhuter shadowed a wild cheetah family on foot, to reveal the cubs' remarkable journey to adulthood and their mother's dedication in raising them.

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Snow Bears - S36 E6

Travel to the Arctic to follow the life-changing journey of two newborn polar bear cubs as they leave their den for the first time. Bravely led by their mother, the cubs must make the perilous voyage to the sea to feed. Actress Kate Winslet narrates.

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Animal Odd Couples - S30 E3

This film looks at remarkable cross-species relationships, and through caregivers, biologists, and animal behaviorists, explores what they suggest about the nature of animal emotions.

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Snowbound: Animals of Winter - S34 E6

Travel across the snow globe with wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan to meet animal survivors of winter, from the penguins of Antarctica to the Arctic fox and the bison of Yellowstone.

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Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo - S30 E8

Buffalo and wolves still engage in epic life and death dramas across Wood Buffalo National Park. By getting to know a specific pack of wolves and the individuals that make up the pack, we get a sense of how these two animal species live together in what seems like a forgotten corner of the world.

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Santa's Wild Home

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Primates: Protecting Primates

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Primates: Secrets of Survival

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Australian Bushfire Rescue

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Season 38

Episodes

Season 38 Episodes

The Poles | Spy in The Wild 2

S38 E18 Length 53:25 Premiere Date 5.20.20

The Islands | Spy in The Wild 2

S38 E17 Length 53:25 Premiere Date 5.13.20

The North | Spy in The Wild 2

S38 E16 Length 53:25 Premiere Date 5.6.20

The Tropics | Spy in The Wild 2

S38 E15 Length 53:25 Premiere Date 4.29.20

Remarkable Rabbits

S38 E14 Length 53:13 Premiere Date 4.8.20

Cuba's Wild Revolution

S38 E13 Length 53:13 Premiere Date 4.1.20

The Mighty Weasel

S38 E12 Length 53:14 Premiere Date 2.19.20

Wild Florida

S38 E11 Length 53:14 Premiere Date 2.12.20

Hippos: Africa's River Giants

S38 E10 Length 53:14 Premiere Date 1.15.20

The Whale Detective

S38 E9 Length 53:14 Premiere Date 1.8.20

Bears

S38 E8 Length 53:14 Premiere Date 11.20.19

Nature's Biggest Beasts

S38 E7 Length 53:14 Premiere Date 11.13.19

Okavango: River of Dreams - Episode 3: Inferno

S38 E6 Length 53:14 Premiere Date 11.6.19

Okavango: River of Dreams - Episode 2: Limbo

S38 E5 Length 53:44 Premiere Date 10.30.19

Okavango: River of Dreams - Episode 1: Paradise

S38 E4 Length 53:44 Premiere Date 10.23.19

Undercover in the Jungle

S38 E3 Length 53:14 Premiere Date 10.16.19

The Serengeti Rules

S38 E2 Length 53:14 Premiere Date 10.9.19

Octopus: Making Contact

S38 E1 Length 53:14 Premiere Date 10.2.19

Clips and Previews

Season 38 Clips and Previews

Preview of Spy in the Wild 2 - Episode Four: The Poles

Preview Length 00:35 Premiere Date 5.20.20

King Penguins Tiptoe Around Elephant Seals

Clip Length 03:21 Premiere Date 5.20.20

Puffins Reunite with Their Lifelong Mates

Clip Length 02:07 Premiere Date 5.20.20

NATURE - Season 38

Preview Length 04:50 Premiere Date 7.11.19

Specials

The Orphan Owl | Backyard Nature

Length 08:12 Premiere Date 10.26.20

Mythbusting Opossum Facts | Backyard Nature

Length 03:01 Premiere Date 8.10.20

Tigers: Clawing Back | A NATURE Short Film

Length 12:34 Premiere Date 7.28.20

The Miracle Plant | Backyard Nature

Length 04:21 Premiere Date 7.20.20

The Forager | Backyard Nature

Length 03:07 Premiere Date 7.6.20

Caught On Camera | Backyard Nature

Length 03:40 Premiere Date 6.29.20

Bush Baby Tenants| Backyard Nature

Length 03:43 Premiere Date 6.22.20

Spend An Hour in Snowy Yellowstone | Sights & Sounds

Length 1:00:20 Premiere Date 12.19.19

Running With The Herd: A NATURE Short Film

Length 13:56 Premiere Date 12.10.18

A Life Among the Clouds: A NATURE Short Film

Length 10:21 Premiere Date 12.3.18

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