New Frontiers

Join the baby animals as they near the end of their first year of life. It’s time for these young ones to branch off from the comfort of their mothers and learn to explore the great unknown on their own.

Meet six baby animals from across the globe. Follow along as they experience joy and hardship, confront near-daily adversities, navigate their habitats, and overcome challenges in their first year of life.

Animal Babies: First Year on Earth Episodes

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New Frontiers

S1 Ep3 | 54m 41s

Join the babies as they venture away from their mothers and out on their own.

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Testing Limits

S1 Ep2 | 55m 33s

Learn how every day brings new challenges for baby animals.

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First Steps

S1 Ep1 | 55m 33s

See how the babies learn to understand their surroundings in their first three months.

Animal Babies: First Year on Earth Extras

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Bisque and Chowder Become Vulnerable While Feeding

S1 Ep3 | 2m 50s

Spotted hyena sisters, Bisque and Chowder, challenge a rival cub for scraps from a kill.

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Jazir the Toque Avoids Tension in the Troop

S1 Ep3 | 2m 22s

Jazir, the toque macaque, learns to use his bigger size to out-muscle lower ranking peers.

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Limpet the Otter Forages on Plastic Waste

S1 Ep2 | 2m 50s

40% of otter deaths are as a result of poisoning, infection or contamination.

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Hyena Sisters Learn How to Identify and Escape Threats

S1 Ep2 | 2m 55s

Bisque and Chowder learn the skills they need to survive outside the den.

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