Planet California

A celebration of California’s wildlife and wild places, and their coexistence with the 40 million people who call it home. Famous for its beaches and Hollywood, California is also a wellspring of biodiversity. Bounded by mountains, deserts and the Pacific Ocean, here are iconic wild places like Yosemite National Park and Death Valley, as well as Baja California’s lesser-known wild beauty.

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Bighorn Sheep Relocation

02:45

Scientists undertake a daring experiment to restore bighorn populations in the Sierras.



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Kangaroo Rat vs. Snake

01:39

The Carrizo Plains come alive at night and the star of the show is the kangaroo rat.

Ocean Reef Restoration

02:20

A Baja California reef devastated by overfishing returns to life.