Big Pacific

Plunge into the Pacific with researchers and cinematographers and see the ocean’s rare and dazzling creatures in a way never before seen on television. The show examines an ocean that covers a third of the Earth’s surface.

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Sea Otters

03:09

Californian sea otters give new meaning to “love bite.”



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Grunions

03:24

A mass spawning event happens on an empty shoreline in the Gulf of California.

Yellow-eyed Penguins

04:15

A yellow-eyed penguin family nests in a secluded New Zealand forest.

Manta Rays

02:47

Manta rays feed nearly constantly on prey so minute it is just a haze in the water.

Marine Iguanas

03:27

The marine iguana is the only one of its kind with adaptations to thrive in the ocean.

Peppered Moray Eels

03:36

In the Marshall Islands Moray Eels are learning to hunt on land.

Dragon Tide

03:37

In Hangzhou Bay, brave surfers wait for the annual return of an ancient sea monster.