Every animal on the planet has the drive to raise their young. This final special showcases the most breath-taking and touching courtship, birthing and parenting behaviors. The polar bear mother and her cubs, pink river dolphins’ mating dance, the famous courtship dances of the birds of paradise, and forest elephant families. There are heartbreaking stories, such as when the chicks of the snow geese are snatched by an Arctic fox. While other tales have happy endings, like the polar bear mother leading her tiny cubs out of their den.
This jaw-dropping, award-winning, landmark series from the BBC's Natural History Unit presents the epic story of life on Earth. Four years in production, over 2000 days in the field, using 71 cameramen filming across 204 locations in 62 countries, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet. Using a budget of unprecedented proportions, HD photography and unique, specially developed filming techniques, Planet Earth shows you our world in a way you've never quite seen it before.
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