The Best Nature TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best TV series.

The very best nature shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest nature shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular nature TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining nature show of all time is. Don't let your favorite nature television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of nature television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List below includes The Jeff Corwin Experience, Earthflight and more shows.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best nature show of all time?" and "What are the greatest nature shows?"
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    Sigourney Weaver

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    Life is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Life David Attenborough

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    Jeremy Wade, Daniel Göz

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    Planet Earth: The Future is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Planet Earth: The Future

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    Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Madagascar David Attenborough

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    Tania Zaetta, Sami Lukis, Don Hany

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    Wild Africa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Wild Africa

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    The Most Extreme is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Most Extreme

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    Weird Nature is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Weird Nature

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    Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin, Sui the Dog

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    Nature's Great Events is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Nature's Great Events Sigourney Weaver, David Attenborough

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    How the Earth Was Made is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    How the Earth Was Made

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    The Private Life of Plants is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Private Life of Plants

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    Flower the Meerkat, Mozart the Meerkat, Bill Nighy

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    Joshua Wurman, Reed Timmer, Sean Casey

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    The Life of Mammals is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Life of Mammals David Attenborough

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    Wild Caribbean is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Wild Caribbean Steve Toussaint

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    The Living Planet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Living Planet David Attenborough

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    Saving Planet Earth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Saving Planet Earth Alan Titchmarsh

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    Yellowstone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Yellowstone

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    Ganges is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Ganges

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    Europe: A Natural History is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Europe: A Natural History

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    Survival is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Survival

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    Journeys to the Ends of the Ea... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Journeys to the Ends of the Earth David Adams

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    Life in Cold Blood is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Life in Cold Blood David Attenborough

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    The First Eden is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The First Eden David Attenborough

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    Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Gord Robertson

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    Life in the Undergrowth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Life in the Undergrowth David Attenborough

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    The Life of Birds is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Life of Birds David Attenborough

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    Last Chance to See is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Last Chance to See Stephen Fry, Mark Carwardine

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    Pure Nature is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Pure Nature

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    Orangutan Diary is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Orangutan Diary Michaela Strachan, Steve Leonard

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    Crocodile Hunter Diaries is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Crocodile Hunter Diaries Steve Irwin, Bindi Irwin, Terri Irwin

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    Croc Files is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Croc Files Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin

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    Life in the Freezer David Attenborough

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    South Pacific is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    South Pacific

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    Anastasia Baranova

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    The Really Wild Show is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Really Wild Show

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    Lost Land of the Tiger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Lost Land of the Tiger Steve Backshall

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    The Bear Family & Me is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Bear Family & Me

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    Charles Darwin and the Tree of... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life

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    David Attenborough

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    Natural World is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Natural World David Attenborough

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    State of the Planet is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    State of the Planet David Attenborough

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    Land of the Tiger is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Land of the Tiger

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    Speed of Life is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Speed of Life

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