Animal Babies: First Year On Earth

Like all babies, young animals can have a first year filled with joy, love and play. But there will also be challenges, sometimes on a daily basis. To survive, they must overcome threats and challenges, from rivals, from the elements, and predators. To tell the stories of these magical months, four renowned wildlife cinematographers will travel the globe to follow the lives of six iconic baby animals as they grow and develop. This is the story of what it takes to survive in the wild. This is their first year on earth.

Wed, Sep 2 12:00 A.M. First Steps     NH EXPLORE

See how the babies learn to understand their surroundings in environments ranging from Africa to Sri Lanka to Iceland.

Wed, Sep 2 1:00 A.M. Testing Limits     NH EXPLORE

Learn the new challenges baby animals face once they can get around on their own.

Wed, Sep 2 2:00 A.M. New Frontiers     NH EXPLORE

Join the baby animals as thy near the end of their first year of life.

Wed, Sep 2 4:00 A.M. Testing Limits     NHPBS

Learn the new challenges baby animals face once they can get around on their own.

Wed, Sep 2 5:00 A.M. New Frontiers     NHPBS

Join the baby animals as thy near the end of their first year of life.

Thu, Sep 3 4:00 A.M. First Steps     NH EXPLORE

See how the babies learn to understand their surroundings in environments ranging from Africa to Sri Lanka to Iceland.

Thu, Sep 3 5:00 A.M. Testing Limits     NH EXPLORE

Learn the new challenges baby animals face once they can get around on their own.

Fri, Sep 4 5:00 A.M. New Frontiers     NH EXPLORE

Join the baby animals as thy near the end of their first year of life.

Mon, Sep 7 3:00 A.M. First Steps     NH EXPLORE

See how the babies learn to understand their surroundings in environments ranging from Africa to Sri Lanka to Iceland.

Mon, Sep 7 4:00 A.M. Testing Limits     NH EXPLORE

Learn the new challenges baby animals face once they can get around on their own.

Mon, Sep 7 5:00 A.M. New Frontiers     NH EXPLORE

Join the baby animals as thy near the end of their first year of life.


Watch Animal Babies: First Year On Earth - Clips, Episodes & Previews


Animal Babies: First Year On Earth By Episode

  • First Steps (#101)

    See how the babies learn to understand their surroundings in environments ranging from Africa to Sri Lanka to Iceland.

  • Testing Limits (#102)

    Learn the new challenges baby animals face once they can get around on their own.

  • New Frontiers (#103)

    Join the baby animals as thy near the end of their first year of life.



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