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Natural World

2017-2018

Episode 6: Sudan: The Last of the Rhinos

Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The story of 43-year-old Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, and the focus of a battle to save his sub-species. Show more

Natural World

2018-2019

Humpback Whales: A Detective Story

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Nature documentary. Tom Mustill returns to California to find out whether the humpback whale that nearly killed him three years earlier was deliberately trying to hurt him. Show more

Natural World

1997-1998

Paracas and the Billion Dollar Birds

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Choice

The wildlife of Peru's Paracas National Reserve includes vast flocks of pelicans, boobies and cormorants, which produce deposits of valuable guano.

Natural World

2012-2013

Episode 4: A Wolf Called Storm

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Nature documentary. Cameraman Jeff Turner spends a year in Canada's frozen north following Storm, an extraordinary wolf whose pack was first featured in Frozen Planet. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 14: The Unnatural History of London

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 7 months

A portrait of London's secret wildlife, from local badgers and foxes to more exotic species like pelicans and seals. Show more

Natural World

2019-2020

The Octopus in My House

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Available for 7 months

A professor develops an extraordinary relationship with an octopus when he invites it to live in his home to learn about its intelligence. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
David Scheel
Executive Producer:
David Allen
Series Editor:
Roger Webb
Series Producer:
Holly Spearing
Director:
Anna Fitch
Production Manager:
Christian Holland
Production Manager:
George Chignell
Assistant Producer:
David John
Production Company:
Passion Planet

Natural World

2017-2018

Episode 1: Puerto Rico: Island of Enchantment

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 7 months

David Attenborough tells the story of the island's exotic but vulnerable wildlife. A team of conservation champions are making it their mission to save the most precious species. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Peter Fison
Director of photography:
George Woodcock
Production Manager:
Marie Coyne
Re-recording mixer:
Wounded Buffalo Sound Studio
Aerial Photographer:
Airlenspr
Graphic Designer:
Blair Harrower
Executive Producer:
David Dugan
Production Coordinator:
Cassy Walkling
Production Coordinator:
Joanna Manley
Production Manager:
Helena Berglund
Production Manager:
Pauline Gates
Series Editor:
Roger Webb
Production Company:
Windfall Films

Natural World

2018-2019

Tasmania: Weird and Wonderful

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 6 months

David Attenborough reveals how Tasmania’s isolation and unique climate have created a world that is as weird as it is wonderful. Show more

Natural World

2013-2014

Episode 9: Killer Whales: Beneath the Surface

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Documentary revealing the social side of the killer whale; a creature long feared as a sea monster until it was studied in captivity for the first time. Show more

Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 9: Cheetahs: Growing Up Fast

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

David Attenborough narrates the amazing story of a wild cheetah family, revealing in detail what it takes to turn tiny cubs into accomplished predators. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 5: The Woman Who Swims with Killer Whales

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dr Ingrid Visser investigates why there has been an unusual number of whale deaths, and reveals disturbing new information. Show more

Natural World

2014-2015

Episode 5: The Pygmy Hippo: A Very Secret Life

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Wildlife documentary. Little is known of the endangered pygmy hippo. In an attempt to save it, an ecologist in a West African rainforest sets about unravelling its secret life. Show more

Natural World

2014-2015

Episode 1: Africa's Giant Killers

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Wildlife documentary. Africa's largest herd of elephants and a fearless pride of young lions come face to face in an epic fight for survival. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 13: The Real Jungle Book Bear

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

David Attenborough narrates a documentary looking at the secretive sloth bear. It follows a young male called Baloo as he grows up in the harsh Karnataka landscape in India. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 9: Grizzlies of Alaska

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary about a mother grizzly bear bringing up her two cubs in the wilds of Alaska. She must keep them safe, teach them to hunt and prepare them for the savage winter. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 7: Jungle Gremlins of Java

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

The slow loris is the real-life gremlin, extremely cute but with a venom that can kill. Dr Anna Nekaris travels to the jungles of Java to solve the riddle of its toxic bite. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 8: Tiger Dynasty

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Documentary following a pair of tigers released in a nature reserve. They must fight for territory and learn to hunt. Will they mate and start a family, or will they be killed? Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 11: Elephants Without Borders

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Wildlife documentary. Researcher Mike Chase thinks he has a plan which could safeguard the future of Botswana's elephants. Show more