Nature Documentaries

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Weird, True & Freaky (2008 TV Series)
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Wild Rescues (1998 TV Series)
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Director: Rachael Pihlaja
 
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Whale Wars (2008 TV Series)
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This stunning and dangerous limited series spotlights both the controversial Japanese whaling trade... (60 mins.)
 
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Wild China (2008 Mini-Series)
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An in-depth look at some of China's most impressive natural sites such as the ancient Han kingdom, the Mongol steppes, the Silk Road and the Tibetan Plateau. (60 mins.)
 
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Amazon (1997 Documentary)
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Both Indian shaman Julio Mamani and ethnobotanist Dr. Mark Plotkin seek medicinal plants in the basin of the Amazon River. (38 mins.)
Director: Kieth Merrill
 
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Walking with Dinosaurs (1999 TV Series)
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Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI. (180 mins.)
 
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Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia (2007 Documentary)
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If it weren't for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could well still be the domain of dinosaurs... (41 mins.)
Director: Marc Fafard
 
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The Blue Planet (2001 Mini-Series)
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Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans. (50 mins.)
 
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Walking with Prehistoric Beasts (2001 Mini-Series)
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Using the latest digital technology, the era between the dinosaurs and man is superbly recreated by the BBC and Discovery Channel in another winning production from the coalition. (180 mins.)
 
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Walking with Monsters (2005 TV Series)
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A 90-minute documentary about life before the dinosaurs. (87 mins.)
Director: Tim Haines
 
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The Ballad of Big Al (2000 Documentary)
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This new, extra chapter of Walking with Dinosaurs focuses on an allosaurus later discovered in 1999 affectionately called "Big Al"... (29 mins.)
 
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Walking with Cavemen (2003 TV Series)
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The great follow-up to 'Walking with Dinosaurs' and 'Walking with Beasts', presented by Professor Robert Winston, explains the story of human evolution. (100 mins.)
 
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Sea Monsters: A Walking with Dinosaurs Trilogy (2003 Mini-Series)
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On a unique underwater voyage spanning millions of years in prehistory, our dauntless presenter explores seven different seas...
 
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Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real (2004 TV Movie)
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An alternate scientific history, in which dragons were real and lived on this earth, is imagined in this fantasy docudrama... (99 mins.)
Director: Justin Hardy
 
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River Monsters (2009 TV Series)
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Jeremy Wade searches the world for legendary and flesh-eating freshwater fish. (42 mins.)
 
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The Crocodile Hunter (1996 TV Series)
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Steve and wife Terri educate and entertain on the subject of Australia's all too often dangerous wildlife. (30 mins.)
 
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The Crocodile Hunter's Croc Files (1999 TV Series)
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Director: John Stainton
 
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The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002)
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The Crocodile Hunter mistakes some CIA agents for poachers and sets out to stop them from capturing a wily croc which, unbeknownst to him, has swallowed a tracking drone. (90 mins.)
Director: John Stainton
 
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The Most Extreme (2002 TV Series)
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Each episode is about a certain adaptations animals have and which animals truly take it to the extreme with a top 10 countdown! (60 mins.)
 
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Monsterquest (2007 TV Series)
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The series explores strange and unknown creatures that have been allegedly spotted by witnesses in various parts of the country and the world. (45 mins.)
 
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Destination Truth (2007 TV Series)
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A globe-trekking reality show that follows Josh Gates around the world as he explores different sites of supernatural import. (60 mins.)
 
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Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World (2010 Documentary)
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The T-Rex of the Seas come alive. (41 mins.)
 
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Prehistoric Park (2006 TV Series)
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Nigel Marven travels back in time to rescue exotic creatures on the brink of extinction. CGI is used to create animals no longer seen on earth, from woolly mammoths, and T Rex, to dinosaur-eating crocodiles. (60 mins.)
 
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Dinosaur Planet (2003 Mini-Series)
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A four-episode animated series charting the adventures of four dinosaurs - each on a different continent... (50 mins.)
 
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Dinosaur Detectives (1999 TV Series)
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(15 mins.)
Stars: Sally Gray
 
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O'Shea's Big Adventure (1998 TV Series)
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Extreme Contact (2000 TV Series)
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The Future Is Wild (2007 TV Series)
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This is a show about the creatures that could roam the Earth millions of years from now and the time...
Director: Mike Fallows
 
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Africa (2013 Mini-Series)
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Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.
 
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Wild Pacific (2009 Mini-Series)
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A documentary series on life in and adapted to the conditions of the Southern part of the Pacific Ocean... (353 mins.)
 
31.
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary about evolution. (59 mins.)
 
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State of the Planet (2000 TV Series)
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David Attenborough investigates the latest scientific research to discover whether or not there is a global environmental crisis, and, if so, what solutions there are to it. (147 mins.)
Director: Kate Broome
 
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Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough (2015 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough revisits the Great Barrier Reef after nearly 60 years. His visit takes him from the most exposed part of the reef as well as down to 300m below the surface discovering corals never seen before.
 
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Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates (2013 TV Series)
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David Attenborough embarks on a remarkable 500 million-year journey revealing the extraordinary group of animals that dominate our world, and how their evolution defines our human bodies. (60 mins.)
Director: David Lee
 
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Micro Monsters 3D (2013 TV Series)
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Galapagos 3D (2013 TV Series)
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Filmed in one of the most extreme and hard-to-reach locations in the world, 'Galapagos' explores the unique environments and species of the Galapagos...
 
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Kingdom of Plants 3D (2012 TV Series)
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3D technology reveals a whole new dimension in the lives of plants, from the most bizarre to the most beautiful... (50 mins.)
 
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Frozen Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic. (60 mins.)
 
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Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (2011 Documentary)
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(40 mins.)
Director: Matthew Dyas
 
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Life in Cold Blood (2008 TV Series)
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A nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, that looks at the evolution and habits of amphibians and reptiles.
 
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Natural World (1983 TV Series)
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Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.
Director: Brian Leith
 
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Life in the Undergrowth (2005 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's ground-breaking exploration of a group of organisms that are vast in number, yet often too small to be noticed: the invertebrates. (50 mins.)
 
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Deep Blue (2003 Documentary)
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The natural history of the oceans (83 mins.)
 
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The Life of Birds (1998 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life. (489 mins.)
 
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The Dragons of Galapagos (1998 Documentary)
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Attenborough in Paradise (1996 Documentary)
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David Attenborough travels to the forests of Papua New Guinea, where 38 of the 42 kinds of bird of paradise are found. (55 mins.)
Director: Paul Reddish
 
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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives (1989 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's comprehensive study of fossils, which give many clues to how life existed on pre-historic Earth. (156 mins.)
 
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The First Eden (1987 Mini-Series)
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Sir David Attenborough reviews the history of mankind's relationship with the natural world in the lands around the Mediterranean.
 
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The Living Planet (1984 TV Series)
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David Attenborough discusses the biomass and life in a variety of eco-systems spanning many of the environments found on Earth (from tropical to polar). (660 mins.)
 
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Life on Earth (1979 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's groundbreaking study of the evolution of life on our planet. (702 mins.)
 
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The Tribal Eye (1975 TV Series)
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Natural Curiosities (2013 TV Series)
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David Attenborough presents a collection of his favourite natural curiosities found throughout the animal kingdom from armoured giants to crafty insects.