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  • TRIALS OF THE WILD

  • Monday 19 August 2019 at 8:00AM
  • National Geographic

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Some of the greatest natural spectacles in the world are animals on the move. On land, in the air and at sea, many animals must migrate to survive.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Trials of The Wild: Falkland Island Invasion
    With the arrival of spring, animals from all over the South Atlantic are suddenly converging on the Falklands. The striated cara-cara is one of the few year-round inhabitants of the islands.
  • Trials of The Wild: Monarchs Amazing Journey
    Each year, monarch butterflies undertake a multi-generational migration from Mexico all the way to Canada and back again.
  • Trials of The Wild: The Gauntlet
    In Africa's vast Serengeti Plain, one million wildebeest are taking a rare pause for the mothers to have their young in a massive birthing event.
  • Trials of The Wild: Night of The Christmas Crab
    The Christmas Island red crab is a land bound crab that still has strong ties to the ocean, the only place where they can give birth to their young.
  • Trials of The Wild: Fatal Attractions
    Ain't love grand? Well, to many animals in the wild, attracting a mate and getting the chance to breed is more like a blood sport. The mating urge drives animals to make long journeys, to let down their guard in the presence of predators, and even to fight each other to the death.
    Next Showing:  
    Monday 19 August 2019 at 8:00AM - National Geographic
  • Trials of The Wild: Army of The Ants
    A deadly predator is stalking the forests of Costa Rica. No, it's not a jaguar, it's a super organism made up of half a million tiny individuals -- an army ant colony.
    Next Showing:  
    Monday 19 August 2019 at 8:30AM - National Geographic
  • Trials of The Wild: Elephants On The Edge
    On the edge of the Sahara Desert in Mali, a society struggles to thrive. This isn't a society of humans but of rare desert elephants. More than just a herd of animals, they are a tribe of extended families and comrades with their own unique culture.
    Next Showing:  
    Wednesday 28 August 2019 at 9:00AM - National Geographic
  • Trials of The Wild: Kings of The Canopy
    Ain't love grand? Well, to many animals in the wild, attracting a mate and getting the chance to breed is more like a blood sport. The mating urge drives animals to make long journeys, to let down their guard in the presence of predators, and even to fight each other to the death.
    Next Showing:  
    Wednesday 28 August 2019 at 9:30AM - National Geographic
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