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Episode 3

3. Me and My Dog: The Ultimate Contest: Episode 3

Challenges test the owners' ability to immerse themselves in their dog's world.

Episode 5

5. Animal Park: Easter Special, Episode 5

Jean Johansson meets an endangered secretary bird and a troop of cheeky monkeys.

Episode 4

4. Animal Park: Easter Special, Episode 4

A specialist wildlife cameraman from the BBC's Planet Earth series arrives at the park.

Episode 3

3. Animal Park: Easter Special, Episode 3

Keepers are rigging up cameras to discover what goes on after dark in the lion paddock.

Episode 2

2. Me and My Dog: The Ultimate Contest: Episode 2

The pairs face challenges designed to test the levels of trust between owner and dog.

Episode 2

2. Animal Park: Easter Special, Episode 2

Keepers in the giraffe house wait to see if a calf survives the critical first few days.

Episode 1

1. Animal Park: Easter Special, Episode 1

There are some new arrivals and a catch-up with Anne the rescued circus elephant.

Dawn of the Mammals

2. David Attenborough's Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates: Dawn of the Mammals

How mammals developed from tiny forest dwellers to the dominant life form on the planet.

Episode 1

1. Me and My Dog: The Ultimate Contest: Episode 1

Owners and their dogs compete in challenges designed to test communication skills.

Coral Seas

6. The Blue Planet: Coral Seas

This programme focuses on the amazingly fragile ecosystems of the world's coral reefs.

Open Ocean

3. The Blue Planet: Open Ocean

Looking at the hunting skills of whales, dolphins, tuna, shark and rapier-nosed billfish.

Episode 6

6. The Mart: Series 2, Episode 6

Laura Green takes a pedigree bull to one of the biggest shows of the year at Thainstone.

Introduction

1. The Blue Planet: Introduction

This travels to the very depths of the seas, to reveal a spectacular variety of life.

Episode 5

5. The Mart: Series 2, Episode 5

Cattle farmers John and Euan Gordon deliver a new calf just before a big sale.

Episode 4

4. The Mart: Series 2, Episode 4

Rookie auctioneer Scott battles nerves to sell sheep for the very first time.

Episode 3

3. The Mart: Series 2, Episode 3

Cattle farmer Alan Gibb takes some very delicate pregnant heifers to market.

Episode 2

2. The Mart: Series 2, Episode 2

Auctioneer Scott faces his biggest challenge yet - selling eggs that are hatching.

Kate Humble, My Sheepdog and Me

Kate Humble, My Sheepdog and Me

Kate Humble sets out to breed Welsh sheepdog puppies from her beloved pet Teg.

Episode 1

1. The Mart: Series 2, Episode 1

Sheep farmer Willie Millar battles a late spring snowfall to get his lambs to auction.

Secretive Creatures

2. Pets - Wild at Heart: Secretive Creatures

Documentary using innovative techniques to reveal the secrets of pets' behaviour.

Playful Creatures

1. Pets - Wild at Heart: Playful Creatures

Documentary using innovative techniques to reveal the secrets of pets' behaviour.

Life in the Snow

Life in the Snow

Gordon Buchanan meets the animals who live in nature's winter wonderlands.

Creature Comforts?

Week In Week Out: Creature Comforts?

Mark Hutchings investigates whether animal sanctuaries are looking after animals properly.

The National Pet Service

The National Pet Service

A revealing look at the work of The People's Dispensary for Sick Animals.

The Secret Life of the Dog

8. Horizon: 2009-2010, The Secret Life of the Dog

How research into dogs is giving scientists a greater understanding of human behaviour.

Episode 2

2. Saving Africa's Elephants: Hugh and the Ivory War: Episode 2

Hugh sees if lessons learned from tackling rhino horn dealers could help elephants.

Episode 1

1. Saving Africa's Elephants: Hugh and the Ivory War: Episode 1

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall follows the ivory trail through Africa.

Mountain Babies

3. Animal Babies: Mountain Babies

This episode follows mountain babies as they battle extreme weather and hungry predators.

Bodies

4. Ingenious Animals: Bodies

The anatomical secrets of some of the most fascinating animals on the planet.

Pet Secrets

2. Britain's Secrets with Anne Robinson: Pet Secrets

Anne Robinson reveals just how eccentric some people are when it comes to their pets.

Water Babies

2. Animal Babies: Water Babies

This episode follows water babies as they face the challenges of growing up.

Communication

3. Ingenious Animals: Communication

The team investigate the strange world of animal communication.

Relationships

2. Ingenious Animals: Relationships

A look at the amazing bonds that animals have with each other.

Coastal Animals

4. The Animal's Guide to Britain: Coastal Animals

Chris Packham looks at the grey seal and the Manx shearwater.

Safari Babies

1. Animal Babies: Safari Babies

Young animals struggle to overcome challenges on the African savannah.

Woodland Animals

3. The Animal's Guide to Britain: Woodland Animals

Chris Packham meets Britain's top woodland predator, the goshawk.