Snakes are one of the most fearsome creatures on the planet and Asia is the hotspot where you are most likely to get bitten. But which is the deadliest? And should we be truly afraid? To find out, international venom doctor Bryan Fry goes on a journey from the townships of India to the jungles of Indonesia to come fang-to-face with some of the most dangerous snakes in Asia. Follow as he rates the dangers and discovers the killer cocktail of venom, opportunity and aggression needed for the crown of Asia's deadliest snake.
Follow the journey of a rebel named Black Wolf who breaks from his pack and survives to be one of the oldest wolves in Yellowstone. He'll travel paved roads most wolves avoid at all costs as he ventures out to mate with a rival pack's females. At nearly twice the age most wolves reach, Black Wolf's unorthodox lifestyle likely means he has more pups than any wolf in Yellowstone. National Geographic cameras capture the action when he finally achieves alpha male status in his own pack.
This is the Yellowstone you never knew. It is a story newly told. With a fresh voice, tuned to the experience of extremes with fresh visuals, captured with revolutionary new cinematic tools and techniques. With a sense of intimacy that immerses you, with an epic scale that will overwhelm you, with a passion that is the measure of the ultimate wilderness. This is a land of fire and ice, a world as ancient as it is alive: a vision, an adventure, a crucible of unimaginable forces.
There are few places on earth more forbidding and beautiful than Baja, Mexico. 800 miles long and ten million years in the making, it is home to a punishing desert and the most diverse sea on the planet. Explore amazing ecosystems in the Sea of Cortez and join the hunt with charismatic mega fauna - great creatures that inspire wonder, joy and fear.
The Caribbean has been shaped by millions of years of unstoppable volcanic forces and ferocious hurricanes, creating a network of 7,000 islands, each one more unique than the next. From islets only a few miles long to landmasses with towering peaks, the habitats of this tropical paradise range from lush rainforests hiding untold species to multi-coloured coral reefs teeming with marine life. The fauna of the Caribbean has had to adapt to an island existence, becoming either generalists or specialists…creatures as old as the dinosaurs nest on its beaches, opportunistic scavengers patrol its skies, iridescent dynamos forage in its forests and wandering ocean leviathans give birth in its warm waters.
Zanzibar is a land of giants. Isolated from mainland Africa these islands harbour some of the most unique animals with many being the largest found anywhere in the world. From giant snails to the largest shark on earth, the whale shark they dwarf their mainland cousins. But when nightfalls on the island one the of the biggest creepy crawlies reveals itself, this animal needs to be seen to be believed.