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Patrick and the Whale

53m 8s

Follow Patrick Dykstra in his quest to connect with and understand the hidden nature of the sperm whale, shining a light on their intelligence and complexity, as well as their relationship with humankind.

Episodes

  • Patrick and the Whale: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Patrick and the Whale

    S42 E12 - 53m 8s

    Follow Patrick Dykstra in his quest to connect with and understand the hidden nature of the sperm whale, shining a light on their intelligence and complexity, as well as their relationship with humankind.

  • Attenborough and the Jurassic Sea Monster: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Attenborough and the Jurassic Sea Monster

    S42 E11 - 53m 3s

    Follow Sir David Attenborough and a team of forensic experts as they unearth the fossil of a giant Pliosaur, the largest Jurassic predator ever known.

  • Flyways: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Flyways

    S42 E10 - 53m 18s

    Follow a conservation movement of bird-loving experts and citizen scientists as they mobilize to the challenge of understanding and saving shorebirds.

  • Gorilla: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Gorilla

    S42 E9 - 53m 18s

    Get an intimate look at a silverback family in Gabon’s Loango National Park. Meet a newborn gorilla, forest elephants, buffalos and brave researchers in one of the last remaining wild coasts in the African tropics.

  • Bloodlines | Big Little Journeys: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bloodlines | Big Little Journeys

    S42 E8 - 53m 18s

    In Madagascar’s Kirindy Forest, a matchstick-sized chameleon goes on an epic journey through high trees and ground floors to find a mate and lay eggs before it’s too late. A water vole in the Scottish Highlands swims a lake, climbs a waterfall and scales a mountain also to find a suitor and a place to raise her pups.

  • Survival | Big Little Journeys: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Survival | Big Little Journeys

    S42 E7 - 53m 18s

    In Taiwan, a Formosan pangolin travels through a land of giants to find a mate in a protected forest. The lonely male encounters dangerous and strange characters along the way, from a cobra to a Formosan moon bear. In Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, a family of golden-headed lion tamarins, searching for food, journey to a land of plenty and face an ocelot and a monkey-eating harpy eagle in their path.

  • Home | Big Little Journeys: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Home | Big Little Journeys

    S42 E6 - 53m 18s

    In Canada, a walnut-sized turtle ventures through a forest of giants, dodging huge trucks along the highway. The newly hatched turtle is in search of the lake where she will spend the next 50 years of her life. In South Africa, a young bushbaby is expelled by his family and must journey into the unknown to find a new home. He is drawn toward the lights of the human world in the city of Pretoria.

  • Deep Trouble | Spy in the Ocean: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Deep Trouble | Spy in the Ocean

    S42 E5 - 53m 25s

    Spy creatures showcase the challenges of ocean life. From a baby whale in danger and marine iguanas battling storms, to a mantis shrimp’s knockout punch, the spies are never far from trouble.

  • Deep Relationships | Spy in the Ocean: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Deep Relationships | Spy in the Ocean

    S42 E4 - 53m 25s

    Spy creatures uncover surprising undersea relationships as sharks befriend fish, whales play with dolphins, and lobsters do the conga in seas where even spider crabs have friends.

  • Deep Feelings | Spy in the Ocean: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Deep Feelings | Spy in the Ocean

    S42 E3 - 53m 25s

    Spy creatures explore animal emotions and the deep feelings we share. With surfing dolphins, kissing manatees and sensitive cuttlefish, witness the emotional rollercoaster of life in the sea.

  • Deep Thinkers | Spy in the Ocean: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Deep Thinkers | Spy in the Ocean

    S42 E2 - 53m 25s

    Spy creatures reveal an ocean full of startling ways of thinking, including large-brained whales, smart octopi, diving monkeys, creative fish and other intelligent animals.

  • The Platypus Guardian: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Platypus Guardian

    S42 E1 - 53m 18s

    Witness the story of Pete Walsh, a Tasmanian man who befriends a platypus he names Zoom. With the help of experts, Pete learns more about the platypus’s secret world in a mission to protect them from the dangers of urban development.

Extras + Features

  • Preview of Raptors: Fistful of Daggers: Extreme Lives: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of Raptors: Fistful of Daggers: Extreme Lives

    S42 E14 - 30s

    See the extreme ways in which raptors conquer the toughest habitats on Earth. From snowy owls in the high Arctic to honey buzzards raiding hornet nests in Taiwan, raptors can hunt prey in any climate.

  • Preview of Raptors: Fistful of Daggers: Meet the Family: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of Raptors: Fistful of Daggers: Meet the Family

    S42 E13 - 30s

    From giant eagles to miniature falconets, meet the many species of raptors. Explore how they survive winters, learn to hunt and undergo migrations. Their superpowers of flight, sight, hearing and smell give them dominance over the skies.

  • Preview of Patrick and the Whale: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of Patrick and the Whale

    S42 E12 - 30s

    Follow Patrick Dykstra in his quest to connect with and understand the hidden nature of the sperm whale, shining a light on their intelligence and complexity, as well as their relationship with humankind.

  • Befriending a Sperm Whale: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Befriending a Sperm Whale

    S42 E12 - 2m 38s

    Patrick Dykstra has a life-changing experience in Dominica when he has a close encounter with a sperm whale he names “Dolores.” During this first encounter, he attempts to communicate with her and she seems to respond.

  • Discovering the Secrets of a Jurassic Sea Monster: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Discovering the Secrets of a Jurassic Sea Monster

    S42 E11 - 3m 2s

    Sir David Attenborough uncovers the secrets of the pliosaur, a monstrous marine predator. The pliosaur is believed to have been over 30 feet in length, similar to a double-decker bus.

  • T-Rex vs. Jurassic Sea Monster: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    T-Rex vs. Jurassic Sea Monster

    S42 E11 - 3m 3s

    Sir David Attenborough investigates the discovery of a lifetime: the giant skull of a prehistoric sea monster known as a Pliosaur – the Tyrannosaurus Rex of the seas.

  • The Perilous Life of Shorebird Chicks: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Perilous Life of Shorebird Chicks

    S42 E10 - 2m 59s

    The first few weeks of life are especially perilous for shorebird chicks. Only about a quarter of Red Knot chicks live long enough to journey south.

  • Preview of Flyways: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of Flyways

    S42 E10 - 30s

    Follow a conservation movement of bird-loving experts and citizen scientists as they mobilize to the challenge of understanding and saving shorebirds.

  • Searching for Shorebird Nests: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Searching for Shorebird Nests

    S42 E10 - 2m 22s

    Scientists find nests of shorebirds, but they're not the only ones looking for them. Just when they think hope is lost for the next generation of shorebirds, some heartwarming scenes greet them.

  • Baby Gorilla Ventures Out: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Baby Gorilla Ventures Out

    S42 E9 - 3m 1s

    Several weeks have passed since the birth of the baby gorilla named Malumbi. He's taking his first steps away from his mother and making new friends.

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    Soul of the Ocean

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    Mar 6

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    Sharks of Hawaii

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    Mar 6

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    Nearly 40 shark species live in the warm waters of Hawaii's volcanic islands, including white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and tiger sharks.
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    Soul of the Ocean

    Thursday
    Mar 7

    1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Experiencing the complex world of ocean waters with a never-before-seen look at how life underwater co-exists.
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    Sharks of Hawaii

    Thursday
    Mar 7

    1 Hour

    Nearly 40 shark species live in the warm waters of Hawaii's volcanic islands, including white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and tiger sharks.
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    Sharks of Hawaii

    Thursday
    Mar 7

    1 Hour

    Nearly 40 shark species live in the warm waters of Hawaii's volcanic islands, including white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and tiger sharks.
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    Soul of the Ocean

    Thursday
    Mar 7

    1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Experiencing the complex world of ocean waters with a never-before-seen look at how life underwater co-exists.
  • Image
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    Soul of the Ocean

    Saturday
    Mar 9

    1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Experiencing the complex world of ocean waters with a never-before-seen look at how life underwater co-exists.
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    Sharks of Hawaii

    Sunday
    Mar 10

    1 Hour

    Nearly 40 shark species live in the warm waters of Hawaii's volcanic islands, including white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and tiger sharks.
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    Sharks of Hawaii

    Sunday
    Mar 10

    1 Hour

    Nearly 40 shark species live in the warm waters of Hawaii's volcanic islands, including white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and tiger sharks.
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    Nature

    Sharks of Hawaii

    Sunday
    Mar 10

    1 Hour

    Nearly 40 shark species live in the warm waters of Hawaii's volcanic islands, including white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and tiger sharks.
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    Sharks of Hawaii

    Monday
    Mar 11

    1 Hour

    Nearly 40 shark species live in the warm waters of Hawaii's volcanic islands, including white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and tiger sharks.
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    Sharks of Hawaii

    Monday
    Mar 11

    1 Hour

    Nearly 40 shark species live in the warm waters of Hawaii's volcanic islands, including white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and tiger sharks.
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    Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins

    Wednesday
    Mar 13

    1 Hour

    Anthropologist Niobe Thompson travels the world to uncover how the relationship between humans and horses evolved.
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    Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins

    Wednesday
    Mar 13

    1 Hour

    Anthropologist Niobe Thompson travels the world to uncover how the relationship between humans and horses evolved.
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    Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins

    Thursday
    Mar 14

    1 Hour

    Anthropologist Niobe Thompson travels the world to uncover how the relationship between humans and horses evolved.
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    Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins

    Thursday
    Mar 14

    1 Hour

    Anthropologist Niobe Thompson travels the world to uncover how the relationship between humans and horses evolved.
  • Image
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    Sharks of Hawaii

    Thursday
    Mar 14

    1 Hour

    Nearly 40 shark species live in the warm waters of Hawaii's volcanic islands, including white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and tiger sharks.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins

    Thursday
    Mar 14

    1 Hour

    Anthropologist Niobe Thompson travels the world to uncover how the relationship between humans and horses evolved.
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    Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins

    Sunday
    Mar 17

    1 Hour

    Anthropologist Niobe Thompson travels the world to uncover how the relationship between humans and horses evolved.
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    Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins

    Sunday
    Mar 17

    1 Hour

    Anthropologist Niobe Thompson travels the world to uncover how the relationship between humans and horses evolved.

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