Meet some of the Arabian Peninsula’s most iconic creatures and learn how they've managed to adapt to survive its parched and barren conditions.
S01:E01 - When the Rain Comes
Each year a remote desert region undergoes an astonishing transformation into a lush oasis. Watch the arid landscape blossom into a frenzy of feeding and breeding for grazing camels, invertebrates, predatory birds, and the endemic Dhofar toad.
S01:E02 - In Cold Blood
Discover a land where reptiles rule. More than 170 species of reptiles live in Arabia, including the two-foot vegetarian dhub, the bad-tempered monitor lizard, geckos with night vision, and massive sea turtles that come ashore only to lay their eggs.
S01:E03 - Life and Death in the Dunes
The Arabian Desert is one of the most challenging places on earth, so its inhabitants must be resilient and specialized. Explore the unique adaptations of the unicorn-inspiring Arabian oryx, Ruppell's fox, and the elusive sand cat.
S01:E04 - Weird Wonders of the Wadi
Sidle up to a desert wadi, a rare place in the arid landscape where bedrock traps traces of water to create a life-giving waterhole. In these vital valleys, thirsty animals must brave venomous vipers, glowing scorpions, and stalking tarantulas.
S01:E05 - Aerial Masters
The Arabian Peninsula is the world's transit hub for 3 billion birds that migrate to and from Europe, Africa, and Asia. Experience how the majestic raptors and magnificent waders fly, hunt, and survive in a region of extremes.