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  • ULTIMATE ANIMALS

  • Premieres Thursday June 7th at 8:40pm, 7:40pm BKK/JKT
  • Nat Geo Wild

DESCRIPTION

Did you know a flamingo can only eat when its head is upside down? Or that some snails sleep for 3 years at a stretch? How about that most full-grown elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale? Ultimate Animals is your ultimate A to Z guide featuring everything and anything under the sun about all your favourite animals. From cats to cobras, ladybugs to lions, if they’re wildly fascinating and totally real, there’s a good chance you’ll see them on… Ultimate Animals.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Ultimate Animals: Elephants, Cats & Octopuses
    On this episode of "Everything You Didn't Know About Animals," we're exploring the towering elephant, the elusive octopus, and king of cuteness, the house cat! Would you believe that an elephant can hear through its feet? Did you know that every one of an octopus's suckers has the ability to taste? And how can the purr of a cat help astronauts stay healthy in space? We're unlocking a world of fascinating facts about these remarkable animals! Plus, you'll discover the disturbing way cats may actually be using mind-control on their human masters!
  • Ultimate Animals: Polar Bears, Dogs & Mantis Shrimp
    On this episode of Everything You Didnt Know About Animals, were exploring the ravenous polar bear, the super-powered dog, and the mighty mantis shrimp! Did you know that the polar bear isnt white? Would you believe that you can teach a dog to drive? And how can a 4-inch-long crustacean revolutionize aircraft design and save soldiers on the battlefield? Were revealing a world of fascinating facts about these remarkable animals! Plus, youll discover the secrets of the "pizzly bear", a shocking union of polar bears and grizzlies!
  • Ultimate Animals: Lions, Owls & Frogs
    On this episode of "Everything You Didnt Know About Animals," were uncovering the secrets of the majestic lion, the adaptable frog, and the king of nighttime stealth, the owl. Did you know lions could count? Would you believe theres a frog with see-through skin? And how can the owls iconic face help this bird hear the footsteps of a mouse a quarter of a mile away? Theres a world of fascinating facts to be discovered about these remarkable animals! Plus, well reveal the secret to how the owl appears to spin its head all the way around!
  • Ultimate Animals: Pigs, Wolves & Crows
    On this episode of "Everything You Didn't Know About Animals," we're revealing mind-blowing info about the all-too-human pig, the voracious wolf, and the Einstein of birds, the crow! Did you know that a pig can squeal as loud as a jet engine? Would you believe a pack of ten wolves could dominate a territory as big as Delaware? And how did crows almost help the military hunt for Osama Bin Laden? There's a world of fascinating facts to be discovered about these remarkable animals! Plus, we'll uncover how the hunger of wolves can influence an entire ecosystem.
  • Ultimate Animals: Tigers, Rhinos & Naked Mole Rats
    On this episode of "Everything You Didn't Know About Animals", we're revealing a world of fascinating facts about the surprisingly agile rhino and the stealthy and powerful tiger. Also, we'll take a look at some very unusual animal-related laws.
  • Ultimate Animals: Orangs, Raccoons & Cool Cats
    In this episode of "Everything you Didn't Know About Animals", we take a look at one of the smartest animals in the animal kingdom, the orangutan. Known for their fiery red hair, orangutans surprisingly have more in common with your doctor than you might think. Also, we'll uncover an animal that might actually have super powers-the raccoon. Finally, we'll reveal some incredible animal facts that are almost too far out to believe!
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