Science and Nature

Kingdoms of the Sky

A landmark three part series made in conjunction with the BBC, Kingdoms of the Sky reveals the extraordinary animals and remarkable people who make a home on the iconic mountain ranges of the world. Breathtaking photography takes viewers through three episodes across the Himalaya, Rockies and Andes.

Andes

54m 8s

See the extraordinary wildlife and people of the Andes. Pumas hunt guanaco, shape-shifting frogs hide in remote cloud forests and the descendants of Inca build bridges of grass. The world’s driest desert, huge salt lakes and spectacular peaks are all found in the world’s longest mountain range.

Episodes

  • Andes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Andes

    S1 E3 - 54m 8s

    See the extraordinary wildlife and people of the Andes. Pumas hunt guanaco, shape-shifting frogs hide in remote cloud forests and the descendants of Inca build bridges of grass. The world’s driest desert, huge salt lakes and spectacular peaks are all found in the world’s longest mountain range.

  • Himalaya: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Himalaya

    S1 E2 - 54m 7s

    Tour the extraordinary wildlife and people of the Himalaya – the highest mountain range on earth. Bizarre snub-nosed monkeys live in frozen forests. Tibetan monks perform ancient rituals high in the mountains whilst snow leopards prowl the mountain sides.

  • Rockies: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rockies

    S1 E1 - 54m 8s

    The Rockies stretch 3,000 miles up the length of North America, and are one of the great mountain ranges of the world. These mountains are home not just to cougars, wolverines, wolves, and grizzly bears, but also daredevil wingsuit flyers, who jump from high peaks, and Native Americans, competing in breakneck horse races.

Extras + Features

  • Episode 3 Preview | Andes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3 Preview | Andes

    S1 E3 - 30s

    See the extraordinary wildlife and people of the Andes. Pumas hunt guanaco, shape-shifting frogs hide in remote cloud forests and the descendants of Inca build bridges of grass. The world’s driest desert, huge salt lakes and spectacular peaks are all found in the world’s longest mountain range.

  • The Biggest Cat in the Andes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Biggest Cat in the Andes

    S1 E3 - 1m 22s

    In the Southern Andes, a puma struggles against a changing climate so that she can feed her three hungry cubs.

  • Episode 2 Preview | Himalaya: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview | Himalaya

    S1 E2 - 30s

    Tour the extraordinary wildlife and people of the Himalaya – the highest mountain range on earth. Bizarre snub-nosed monkeys live in frozen forests. Tibetan monks perform ancient rituals high in the mountains whilst snow leopards prowl the mountain sides.

  • Meditation and the Mandala: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Meditation and the Mandala

    S1 E2 - 2m 43s

    Buddhist monks create a Sand Mandala - a symbolic representation of the universe - using ground-up Himalayan rock. The ritual is carried out while in a complete state of meditation.

  • Episode 1 Preview | Rockies: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1 Preview | Rockies

    S1 E1 - 30s

    The Rockies stretch 3,000 miles up the length of North America, and are one of the great mountain ranges of the world. These mountains are home not just to cougars, wolverines, wolves, and grizzly bears, but also daredevil wingsuit flyers, who jump from high peaks, and Native Americans, competing in breakneck horse races.

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