Six breathtaking episodes from the BBC's multi award-winning series.
On the Trail of Tarka
The magic of the classic novel Tarka the Otter survives today. But how have the otters fared since 1927? This film contrasts the dramatic events of the novel with the reality of a modern otter's life. Eye for an Elephant
From secretive elephants deep in the Congo to a female elephant giving birth at night, Martyn Colbeck has filmed the most astonishing images of these magnificent creatures ever seen. The Bear Man of Kamchatka
Charlie Russell has devoted his life to the grizzly bears of the Kamchatka Peninsula. His last bears were brutally slaughtered - but back with four new cubs, he’s determined these will survive. Buddha, Bees & the Giant Hornet Queen
Armed with razor-sharp jaws, thick armour plating and a lethal stinger, Japanese giant hornets are merciless killers. But with extraordinary, high-risk tactics, the humble honeybee is about to fight back. Invasion of the Crocodiles
From hundreds of miles out at sea to remote lakes, Australia’s salt-water crocodiles are seeking new territories - to devastating effect. An action packed, revelatory insight into one of nature's most awesome reptiles. Wye - Voices from the Valley
From the mountain tops of mid Wales to the wide open spaces of the estuary, our guides to the Wye Valley are four people whose livelihoods depend on the rhythms of changing season and weather.
Originally conceived as The World About Us" by Sir David Attenborough back in 1967, the series has remained popular ever since. This specially compiled selection features six episodes: "On The Trail Of Tarka" delves into the world of Britains otters; "The Bear Man Of Kamchatka" examines a group of orphaned bears returning to their natural habitat; "An Eye For An Elephant" profiles the sensitivity and intelligence of the worlds largest land mammals; "Wye: The Voices From The Valley" is a portrait of the animals and people living in the Welsh valley; "Invasion Of The Crocodiles" brings you face to face with the most awesome of predators and "Buddha, Bees And The Giant Hornet Queen" details the life of the Japanese giant hornet.