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The Leopard Legacy

53m 15s

Follow the story of a leopard mother as she raises her cubs near the Luangwa River, facing a constant battle to hunt successfully, defend her territory and protect her cubs against enemies.

Episodes

  • The Leopard Legacy: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Leopard Legacy

    S39 E11 - 53m 15s

    Follow the story of a leopard mother as she raises her cubs near the Luangwa River, facing a constant battle to hunt successfully, defend her territory and protect her cubs against enemies.

  • Big Bend: The Wild Frontier of Texas: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Big Bend: The Wild Frontier of Texas

    S39 E10 - 53m 13s

    Roam the Wild West frontier land of the Rio Grande’s Big Bend alongside its iconic animals, including black bears, rattlesnakes and scorpions.

  • Pumas: Legends of the Ice Mountains: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pumas: Legends of the Ice Mountains

    S39 E9 - 53m 13s

    Travel to the ice mountains of Chile to discover the secrets of the puma, the area’s biggest and most elusive predator. Discover how this mountain lion survives and follow the dramatic fate of a puma mother and her cubs. Narrated by Uma Thurman.

  • Winter's Fortress | The Alps: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Winter's Fortress | The Alps

    S39 E8 - 53m 13s

    In the second and final part of NATURE's miniseries "The Alps," experience the hostile and bitter cold ecosystems of the Alps, shaped by snow blizzards and avalanches.

  • The High Life | The Alps: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The High Life | The Alps

    S39 E7 - 53m 43s

    In Europe’s highest mountain range, discover how Eurasian lynx, griffon vultures, ibex, marmots and more face extreme seasonal fluctuations, from volatile thunderstorms and landslides of summer to avalanches and frozen temperatures of winter. In Part One of the miniseries "The Alps", enjoy the Alps in spring and summertime as newborn animals grow up to face the coming brutal winter.

  • Santa's Wild Home: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Santa's Wild Home

    S39 E6 - 52m 28s

    Get an intimate look at the wildlife of Lapland, a region in northern Finland, the fabled home of Santa Claus and actual home of reindeer, great gray owls, wolverines, eagles, wolves, musk oxen, brown bears and more.

  • Protecting Primates | Primates: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Protecting Primates | Primates

    S39 E5 - 53m 13s

    More than half of the world’s primates are under threat. Meet the scientists making groundbreaking discoveries to safeguard their future.

  • Family Matters | Primates: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Family Matters | Primates

    S39 E4 - 53m 55s

    Family is everything for primates. They have the most complex social lives of any animal group on the planet. Meet devoted monkeys’ uncles, playmate apes and tender troops.

  • Secrets of Survival | Primates: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Secrets of Survival | Primates

    S39 E3 - 53m 55s

    Monkey see, monkey do. From baboons facing down leopards, to lemurs exploiting a jungle pharmacy or rhesus macaques charming their way to an easy life, discover the survival strategies used by primates, often in the most unexpected places.

  • Australian Bushfire Rescue: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Australian Bushfire Rescue

    S39 E2 - 53m 25s

    Meet the people rescuing and caring for the animal survivors of Australia’s devastating bushfires. Iconic species like koalas, kangaroos and wombats face a series of hurdles to recover from their trauma.

  • Pandas: Born to be Wild: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pandas: Born to be Wild

    S39 E1 - 53m 25s

    Unlock the mysteries of wild pandas whose counterparts in captivity are known for their gentle image. Journey through the steep Qinling Mountains with filmmakers, scientists and rangers to witness pandas’ startling courtship and aggressive behaviors.

Extras + Features

  • Mother Leopard Protects Cubs from Male Intruder: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Mother Leopard Protects Cubs from Male Intruder

    S39 E11 - 2m 53s

    Olimba faces the challenging task of raising newborn cubs, which is a constant battle to hunt successfully, to defend her prime territory and to protect her cubs against enemies. One day, Olimba discovers a nomadic male leopard near her cubs, and without hesitation, she attacks him.

  • Meet the World's Smallest Owl: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Meet the World's Smallest Owl

    S39 E10 - 2m 54s

    Watch the elf owl, the smallest owl in the world, hunt food for its chicks. Despite their small size, these owls are able to tackle prey almost as big and powerful as themselves.

  • Sly Bear Steals From Woodpecker's Acorn Stash: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sly Bear Steals From Woodpecker's Acorn Stash

    S39 E10 - 2m 44s

    There are many reasons Big Bend is good for bears and this is one of them. A clever bear stumbled upon a woodpecker's large stash of acorns, which he continued to take from for days. Much to the disgust of the acorn woodpecker.

  • Making of "Big Bend: The Wild Frontier of Texas": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Making of "Big Bend: The Wild Frontier of Texas"

    S39 E10 - 3m 56s

    Filmmaker Skip Hobbie discusses his and the crew's experience making "Big Bend: The Wild Frontier of Texas." Hobbie talks about both the challenges and exciting moments while filming the animals of Big Bend, such as beavers and bears.

  • Mother Puma Teaches Daughter How to Hunt: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Mother Puma Teaches Daughter How to Hunt

    S39 E9 - 2m 33s

    Solitaria, a mother puma, is on the move to hunt prey with her cubs close by. One female cub, in particular, takes in her mother's every move, which may give her an advantage one day when hunting on her own.

  • Female Puma Snubs Male: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Female Puma Snubs Male

    S39 E9 - 2m 17s

    A kill requires an intense burst of energy and is taxing on the body. But stealing someone else's kill comes with a high risk as well. But Cazadora stands her ground when a male puma comes back for his kill.

  • Guanacos Rare Birth Ritual: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Guanacos Rare Birth Ritual

    S39 E9 - 2m 22s

    Guanacos have a unique problem when it comes to reproducing. They must gather in November at exactly the right time of day to give birth so the newborn can dry out on its own. A guanaco’s too-short tongue prevents it from licking its newborn clean.

  • Preview of Pumas: Legends of the Ice Mountains: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of Pumas: Legends of the Ice Mountains

    S39 E9 - 30s

    Travel to the ice mountains of Chile to discover the secrets of the puma, the area’s biggest and most elusive predator. Discover how this mountain lion survives and follow the dramatic fate of a puma mother and her cubs. Narrated by Uma Thurman.

  • Preview of The Alps: Winter's Fortress: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of The Alps: Winter's Fortress

    S39 E8 - 30s

    In the second and final part of NATURE's miniseries "The Alps," experience the hostile and bitter cold ecosystems of the Alps, shaped by snow blizzards and avalanches.

Schedule

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    Sharks of Hawaii

    Wednesday
    Apr 21

    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

    Wednesday
    Apr 21

    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
    Apr 22

    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
    Apr 22

    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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    Undercover in the Jungle

    Thursday
    Apr 22

    1 Hour

    A team of naturalists and wildlife filmmakers documents the lives of exotic creatures in the extreme jungle of the Amazon rainforest.
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    Sharks of Hawaii

    Saturday
    Apr 24

    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
    Apr 25

    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
    Apr 26

    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

    Monday
    Apr 26

    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's Miniature Miracles

    Wednesday
    May 5

    1 Hour

    Tiny survivors of the animal kingdom around the world, from a hummingbird that travels thousands of miles north each year to baby turtles swimming in the open ocean.

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