Deadly Instincts

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Deadly Instincts

Synopsis

Do animals feel emotions, like love or grief? What is instinct and what is learned? What drives animals as they struggle to eat, hunt, raise families and just plain survive? These are just a few of the questions that Deadly Instincts will seek to answer about the parallels between human and animal instincts.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Blood Lines

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    Blood Lines: Follow the tactics, trials and tribulations of parents in the animal world. A capybara makes a tough choice to save her pups. Elephants mourn an unknown calf. (4 of 6)

  • Natural Born Killers

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    Natural Born Killers: From strong and speedy solo slayers like the tiger to intelligent team players like orca, uncover the secrets behind nature's finest killing machines. (1 of 6)

  • Fear Factor

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    Fear Factor: Discover the animal world's greatest survivors: those that through courage, wisdom or strength manage to make it against all odds. (5 of 6)

  • Primal Urges

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    Primal Urges: From seals that fight bloody wars for a mate to insects that risk decapitation to reproduce, discover the lengths animals go to in order to pass on their genes. (3 of 6)

  • Born To Run

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    Born To Run: From elephants and bears to ducks, every creature's coming of age story is fraught with great perils and marked by some of life's toughest lessons in survival. (2 of 6)

  • Win Or Die

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    Win Or Die: Witness some of nature's biggest power struggles. Baboons conspire to overthrow their leader while a meerkat proves she'll do anything to keep her power. (6 of 6)