Mommy Wildest
Lions, elephants, and baboons: Three sisterhoods of the savannah, where the mothers rule, and the daughters inherit the wilderness.
Sunday, January 21 at 8 PM
A Group of BFFs Leads to a Healthier, Longer Life
The friendliest baboons live ten percent longer than their socially isolated peers.
Here’s What We Know About The Solutreans, Early Ice Age Humans
These human ancestors lived during the Ice Age over 20,000 years ago. What do we know about them?
Champions vs Legends
Sports scientist challenges top winter athletes to compete against legends of the past in vintage gear.
Sunday, January 28 at 8 PM

Recent New Episodes

Ice Bridge

Ice Bridge

Mysterious new artifacts turning up in Chesapeake Bay bear an inexplicable resemblance to those from Ice Age Europe. Two renowned archaeologists risk it all to prove that brave souls crossed over the Atlantic ocean on an ice bridge to populate North America twenty thousand years ago. Watch Full Episode

Jumbo: The Life Of An Elephant Superstar

Jumbo: The Life Of An Elephant Superstar

Forgotten bones of Jumbo the elephant help scientists crack unsolved mysteries surrounding the world’s first animal superstar. Watch Full Episode

What Trees Talk About

What Trees Talk About

A revealing look at the secret life of trees - how they communicate, wage war, and work together to transform our world. Watch Full Episode

Behind the Lens Blog

Sports & History: A Unique Doc Filmmaking Concept

Sports & History: A Unique Doc Filmmaking Concept

"Making this film was far more fun than I thought it would be," says producer Robert Lang. "There were lots of surprises."

‘Living with lions is beautiful,’ Says Maasai Warrior

‘Living with lions is beautiful,’ Says Maasai Warrior

It was once a rite of passage for warriors to kill lions to prove their bravery, but now the Maasai community works to protect them.

New Research Shows That Elephants And Other Animals Can Suffer From PTSD

New Research Shows That Elephants And Other Animals Can Suffer From PTSD

A century ago, elephant superstar Jumbo suffered from night rages. Science is now suggesting that the traumatic experiences of his capture and life in captivity caused PTSD.

Tackling the Cold: Secrets from the Animal World

Tackling the Cold: Secrets from the Animal World

Strategies animals use to outlast the deep freeze every winter.

When to Watch

CBC Television
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Saturdays 3 p.m.
CBC News Network
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The Wild Canadian Year

Wild Canadian Year


Visit our website to watch the series online, discover extra behind-the-scenes stories and view Canada's nature scenes in 360. Visit Wild Canadian Year