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Hostile Planet draws attention to the most extraordinary — almost supernatural — accounts of animals that have adapted to the cruelest evolutionary curveballs. Hosted by survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls, Hostile Planet zooms in on the world’s most extreme environments to reveal the animal kingdom’s epic stories of survival on this fast and continuously changing planet.

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Description

Hostile Planet draws attention to the most extraordinary — almost supernatural — accounts of animals that have adapted to the cruelest evolutionary curveballs. Hosted by survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls, Hostile Planet zooms in on the world’s most extreme environments to reveal the animal kingdom’s epic stories of survival on this fast and continuously changing planet.

    • EPISODE 1

    Mountains

    The highest mountains on Earth are home to snow leopards, golden eagles, mountain goats, barnacle goslings and gelada monkeys. But only the toughest can endure the extreme weather, scarce food and limited oxygen on these peaks. Using new technology to showcase never-before-filmed animal behavior, Hostile Planet provides unique access to one of the most extreme environments on the planet.

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    • 47 Minutes

    The highest mountains on Earth are home to snow leopards, golden eagles, mountain goats, barnacle goslings and gelada monkeys. But only the toughest can endure the extreme weather, scarce food and limited oxygen on these peaks. Using new technology to showcase never-before-filmed animal behavior, Hostile Planet provides unique access to one of the most extreme environments on the planet.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Oceans

    Dive beneath the surface of the Earth’s vast oceans to uncover a world of extremes, from crushing depths to stormy coasts to crowded reefs. Oceans are dynamic environments where animals must adapt to life of constant change. Discover how seals fend off sharks, how turtles risk their lives to create their next generation and how ingenious orca fight to survive in the face of competition.

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    • 47 Minutes

    Dive beneath the surface of the Earth’s vast oceans to uncover a world of extremes, from crushing depths to stormy coasts to crowded reefs. Oceans are dynamic environments where animals must adapt to life of constant change. Discover how seals fend off sharks, how turtles risk their lives to create their next generation and how ingenious orca fight to survive in the face of competition.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Grasslands

    Grasslands are home to the biggest stars of the animal kingdom, but top billing doesn’t make life here any easier. These are some of the most volatile environments, where animals must endure an ever-shifting journey through freeze, fire, flood and drought. Life is harder than ever for the wildlife featured in this episode, from harsh weather and mating battles to the predator-and-prey dance.

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    • CC
    • 47 Minutes

    Grasslands are home to the biggest stars of the animal kingdom, but top billing doesn’t make life here any easier. These are some of the most volatile environments, where animals must endure an ever-shifting journey through freeze, fire, flood and drought. Life is harder than ever for the wildlife featured in this episode, from harsh weather and mating battles to the predator-and-prey dance.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Jungles

    Plenty of water, warmth and light provide perfect conditions for survival, making jungles the most diverse habitats on Earth. Yet, the rainforest is no Eden. As rains become increasingly unpredictable, only the most resilient species triumph. With a spotlight on the fiercest jungle species, discover why survival of the fittest amid this competitive world has never been more apparent.

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    • 47 Minutes

    Plenty of water, warmth and light provide perfect conditions for survival, making jungles the most diverse habitats on Earth. Yet, the rainforest is no Eden. As rains become increasingly unpredictable, only the most resilient species triumph. With a spotlight on the fiercest jungle species, discover why survival of the fittest amid this competitive world has never been more apparent.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Deserts

    The planet’s hottest habitats — our deserts — are getting even hotter, drier and bigger, yet a host of remarkable animals still survive in the harshest conditions, including cunning hyenas, pint-sized meerkats and sand-dwelling spiders. Follow their lives through a single day in the desert to appreciate how they deal with the sun’s formidable power as it grows stronger with every passing minute.

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    • 47 Minutes

    The planet’s hottest habitats — our deserts — are getting even hotter, drier and bigger, yet a host of remarkable animals still survive in the harshest conditions, including cunning hyenas, pint-sized meerkats and sand-dwelling spiders. Follow their lives through a single day in the desert to appreciate how they deal with the sun’s formidable power as it grows stronger with every passing minute.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Polar

    Step inside the most frigid habitats on Earth — the poles. Here, the planet’s ultimate survivalists include whale-hunting polar bears, leopard-seal-dodging penguins and a pack of Arctic wolves that can bring down a pair of musk oxen. Evolution has helped polar species combat the intense hostility of their habitats, but their world is changing rapidly and their resilience will be tested.

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    • 47 Minutes

    Step inside the most frigid habitats on Earth — the poles. Here, the planet’s ultimate survivalists include whale-hunting polar bears, leopard-seal-dodging penguins and a pack of Arctic wolves that can bring down a pair of musk oxen. Evolution has helped polar species combat the intense hostility of their habitats, but their world is changing rapidly and their resilience will be tested.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 47 Minutes
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