Everywhere they live, big cats are at the top of the food chain. This series delves deeper than ever before into the elusive world of these majestic animals, quite literally drawing them out of the shadows. With more than 38 different species, cats are supreme hunters and the ultimate predators on earth.
Scientists making ground breaking discoveries will give us new insights into big cat behaviour and physiology, while big cat heroes are working tirelessly to conserve endangered cats. Using state of the art ultrasound imaging we can follow the development of a cheetah cub within the womb.
The struggle for survival eases slightly for Sue Aikens, Jessie Holmes, Glenn Villaneuve and the Hailstone family when spring arrives, but theses resourceful and hardy pioneers must take advantage of the warmer weather and endless daylight in order to complete tasks that are impossible in the winter months.
This documentary series casts a light on increasingly controversial procedures and diets in modern-day society. As well as this, the series explores revived ancient therapies that are being sought by those who are desperate to dramatically alter their bodies, or radically improve their health.
This series explores the story of art in a land without light for months on end and of how a landscape - and the art it inspired - gave us 20th Century existentialism. However it is also the story of eroticism, where the light is white and ultra-brilliant; the world of the Snow Queen and the Ugly Duckling; and of futuristic thinking and optimism that has given us bicycle-riding monarchs, the most democratic social structures, Lego and Modernism.
From the smallest creature under the microscope to the limitless expanses of space, BBC Earth brings viewers face-to-face with heart-pounding action, mind-blowing ideas and the wonder of being human.