The Most Dramatic Moments from the Natural World | BBC Earth

Published 2022-07-26
From outnumbered lions to death defying impalas, the natural world isn't short of tense moments...




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  • Can we take a minute to appreciate David Attenborough, his voice, and his contribution to wildlife. We won't have him forever. ❤
  • @lukeking7487
    The fear in that lions face then the affection after being saved was incredible
  • @Mr.Scootini
    I’m always bewildered on how these guys capture such incredible and interesting situations.
  • @itshamiiid
    mad props to the team that filmed and produced these fantastic documentaries what a spectacular capture of wildlife. this production team needs an award.
  • @wendie1008
    Loved how that mama buffalo fought off a pack of wolves, saved her child, and even picked up someone else's kid before breaking out. That's some superhero level battle moves.
  • That is awesome how Tati saved Red from an almost certain mauling by the pesky hyenas. The bonds formed by packs of lions ( as well as other pack animals, is one of a kind ).
  • @danmimis4576
    That iguana vs snakes thing is -- if no CGI or otherwise doctored images involved -- one of the most dramatic survival scene ever recorded. Kudos to BBC❗
  • Such a beautiful moment when that other lion came in to help his cousin from being mauled alive! To see them cuddle and bond~Truly Amazing footage with a heartwarming ending.❤
  • @AllahPowerful
    Yes, absolutely! We owe a great debt to David Attenborough for his tireless work in the preservation of wildlife and his dedication to educating the masses about the beauty of the natural world. His voice is so calming and soothing and his knowledge and enthusiasm are unparalleled. He will be missed when he is no longer with us, but his legacy will live on forever.
  • the way they filmed and narrated the birth of the iguana, and the fact that that iguanas first glimpse of life is of death and horror.... just hit me in the chest
  • I'd like to give recognition to the videographers who with stealth while mastering the intricacies of their equipment, captured these and many other incredible moments of nature!👍
  • Amazing that the videographers were able to capture such incredibly intimate, visually "telling" shots. Understanding the dilemma and "story" to what they capture is pretty important, too. Obviously.
  • Did anyone else cry of just pride for those two cousin lions? The way they ran off together gave me all new respect for my big cat. I didn’t realize there was more to respect. I am relentlessly moved. 💜
  • Red, fighting off the hyenas, then being saved by his bro, was the most magnificent piece of footage. Amazing!
  • I really love sir David Attenborough voice, his clean stance when it comes to the natural world. It's a great honour to be living in this dark times along side a legend :#
  • Never mind the incredible wildlife action, to be able to film it all in such a way that you feel part of the action, so close by that you forget someone was actually there to shoot this!? Amazing, thank you!
  • @shaolinslumz
    The capturing of this footage is truly incredible and an unsurprisingly amazing production.
  • I cant stop thinking of how extremely difficult it is to record these moments in real time... the camera work is exquisite!
  • @AestheticTykira
    Red the lion being so grateful to his cousin for saving him made my day. ❤
  • respect an thanks go out to the entire production team 👌
    the iguana scene chased by those snakes looked very cinematic to me like an animal made shot for the next mission impossible movie. it even appears like a typical ending when the agent made it to escape and finally face his/her lover :D