Extreme Animal Babies
Being a parent is one of the world's toughest jobs. There's no time for baby steps when raising a little one in the deadly animal kingdom. Born into harsh families and extreme conditions, these animal babies have a lot of lessons to learn. Keeping up with mom and dad is not always an easy task, but with the guidance of these protective parents, predators don't stand a chance.
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In the world of Extreme Animals meet the babies! They may be little, but they're born for battle and they're nobody's punching bag! Even when the odds seem like they're not in their favor, they're always up for the challenge. So buckle and getting ready to meet some of the deadliest babies on the planet.
Take a wild ride with the top ten daredevil babies in Mother Nature's nursery. From base jumping barnacle goslings and bad ass honey badger cubs to explosive orca calves, these babies were born to take outrageous risks and defy dangerous odds. But which will take out the top spot as the most daring of little darlings?
Life's a struggle for every baby, but for some extreme animal infants, growing up is a real battle. Komodo Dragons flee up a tree to avoid turning into Mum's lunch, adolescent sea lions use their younger cousins as beach balls, and spotted hyena cubs start their own fight club straight from the womb. These top ten family fighter babies are experts when it comes to warfare and sabotage.
In the water soaked nursery of the Amazon rainforest, which babies have the best strategy for survival in predator-filled paradise? Creatures lurking on the forest floor are just as likely to meet an untimely death as those in the sky. Jaguars rule at ground level, but playful cubs have a lot to learn and a tarantula is probably not the best playmate.
Bringing up baby is never easy, but it gets much harder when the fussy kids insist on the finest, most laboriously prepared meals. Baby snow monkeys season their potatoes with salt, a humpback whale calf downs an ultra-rich thick-shake and elephants start their lives on a fresh batch of dung. Only the top ten fussiest eaters will earn a place at this banquet.
Get ready for a rollcall of the fiercest, feistiest - and cutest - animal tots in the land of Oz. They're bred tough and strong in Australia; you have to be to survive living in the driest inhabited continent on Earth. These top ten infants face fire, flood and poisonous food in this extreme countdown, so they best grow up fast. From bouncing baby kangaroos pogoing into mum's pouch to the upside world view of a newborn flying fox, it takes a special kind of animal to flourish here.
Feuding fathers, nasty nannies, persistent predators and killer climates - it's all coming up, in the top ten countdown of Toughest Tots! Extreme Animal Babies presents the toughest babies you'll ever meet. Polar bear cubs battle temperatures of minus 45 degrees Celsius, giraffe calves start life high diving into the world without a safety net, and tiny Hanuman monkeys have to survive the worst babysitters ever.