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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    David Attenborough

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    The Living Planet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Living Planet David Attenborough

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    Tania Zaetta, Sami Lukis, Don Hany

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    Jeremy Wade, Daniel Göz

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

    Madagascar David Attenborough

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    Planet Earth: The Future is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Planet Earth: The Future

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    Wild Africa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Wild Africa

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    Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin, Sui the Dog

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    Nature's Great Events is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Nature's Great Events Sigourney Weaver, David Attenborough

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    Flower the Meerkat, Mozart the Meerkat, Bill Nighy

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    Yellowstone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Yellowstone

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    Weird Nature is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Weird Nature

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    The Most Extreme is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Most Extreme

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    The Private Life of Plants is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Private Life of Plants

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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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    Joshua Wurman, Reed Timmer, Sean Casey

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    The Life of Birds is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Life of Birds David Attenborough

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    Saving Planet Earth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Saving Planet Earth Alan Titchmarsh

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

    Wild Caribbean Steve Toussaint

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    How the Earth Was Made is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    How the Earth Was Made

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    David Attenborough

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    The Secret Life of Elephants is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Secret Life of Elephants

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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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    Europe: A Natural History is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Europe: A Natural History

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    Journeys to the Ends of the Ea... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Journeys to the Ends of the Earth David Adams

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    Last Chance to See is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Last Chance to See Stephen Fry, Mark Carwardine

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    Life in the Freezer David Attenborough

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    South Pacific is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    South Pacific

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

    The First Eden David Attenborough

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    Ganges is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Ganges

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

    Survival

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    Pure Nature is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Pure Nature

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    Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Gord Robertson

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    Orangutan Diary is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Orangutan Diary Michaela Strachan, Steve Leonard

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    Croc Files is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Croc Files Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin

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    Inside Life is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Inside Life Barney Harwood

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    Zoo Quest is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Zoo Quest David Attenborough

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    The Human Animal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Human Animal

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    Land of the Tiger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Land of the Tiger

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    Congo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Congo

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    The Making of a Continent is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Making of a Continent

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    The Trials of Life is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    The Trials of Life David Attenborough

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    Life in the Undergrowth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Life in the Undergrowth David Attenborough

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    Penguin Island is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Penguin Island

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    Natural World is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

    Natural World David Attenborough

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