Science and Nature

Wild Alaska Live

Broadcasting live over three nights with hosts Chris Kratt and Martin Kratt, PBS, in partnership with the BBC, turns the cameras on a must-see natural spectacle as thousands of the world’s wildest animals gather to take part in Alaska’s amazing summer feast.

Episode 3

56m 23s

Watch the LIVE climax of Alaska’s summer feast as 300 million salmon journey upriver, facing long odds and hungry predators. Join the exploration deep into the wilds for Kodiak bears and elusive wolves, nesting eagles and more.

Episodes

  • Episode 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3

    S1 E3 - 56m 23s

    Watch the LIVE climax of Alaska’s summer feast as 300 million salmon journey upriver, facing long odds and hungry predators. Join the exploration deep into the wilds for Kodiak bears and elusive wolves, nesting eagles and more.

  • Episode 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2

    S1 E2 - 56m 27s

    Join a search for black bears, fly with eagles and go deep inside an Alaskan glacier.

  • Episode 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1

    S1 E1 - 56m 14s

    Watch LIVE for the first time as brown and black bears, salmon, orcas, walruses and more congregate for one of the greatest events on nature’s calendar, Alaska’s extraordinary summer feast.

Extras + Features

  • Exploring a Beaver Dam: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Exploring a Beaver Dam

    S1 E2 - 1m 53s

    Join host Chris Kratt as he explores how beavers construct their habitats.

  • Bear Claws: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bear Claws

    S1 E2 - 2m 23s

    Co-hosts Chris Kratt and Martin Kratt join Dr. Joy Reidenberg to take a look at the differences between black and brown bear claws.

  • Climbing Inside a Glacier: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Climbing Inside a Glacier

    S1 E2 - 3m 5s

    On-air correspondent Steve Backshall climbs into the heart of a moulin - the whole carved by melted water as it makes its way through a glacier.

  • Wild Bald Eagle in Flight: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Wild Bald Eagle in Flight

    S1 E1 - 20s

    Watch as a Bald Eagle makes live appearance during the first episodes of Wild Alaska Live.

  • Black Bear vs. Brown Bear: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Black Bear vs. Brown Bear

    S1 E1 - 1m 5s

    Watch as comparative anatomist Dr. Joy Reidenberg explains the differences between Black and Brown Bears.

  • Camping in Bear Country: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Camping in Bear Country

    S1 E1 - 1m 14s

    On-air correspondent Liz Bonnin explains how her isolated encampment in bear country allows us to experience Katmai National Park in its natural state.

  • Following a Bear Trail: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Following a Bear Trail

    S1 E1 - 1m 24s

    Hosts Chris and Martin Kratt and John Neary, Director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, explore a bear’s daybed.

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