Winter's Hidden Wonders

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Winter's Hidden Wonders


Winter pushes wildlife to the extreme. For some, it is a chance to thrive; for others, the only way to escape the icy hold of winter is to shut down every physical system. When spring finally comes, it is a time for celebration for those who managed to survive the most brutal of seasons.


Season 1
  • America's Frozen Frontier


    The harsh elements of the Americas' winter push animals to their limits. Only the toughest and most resourceful survive.

  • Asia's Frozen Wilderness


    Winter's savage conditions are the ultimate test for Asia's wildlife. Only the most resilient and resourceful animals survive until spring.

  • Europe's Ice World


    Winter in Europe sees temperatures plummet to minus 40 degrees; wildlife pushed to the extreme. Animals here have little choice but to adapt or die.