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The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix 

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Updated July 2, 2020 1.7k votes 376 voters 22.1k views 20 items

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Here are the best nature shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for shows with animals, exotic locations, or hunting, this list of nature shows currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best nature series to watch on Netflix? 

One of the best nature shows of all time, BBC's Planet Earth is also ranked high on the most popular science TV programs. Other good nature shows on Netflix include Africa, Frozen Planet, 72 Dangerous Animals, and Tales by Light.

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Our Planet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix

Genres (Tv): Nature documentary

Our Planet (Netflix, 2019) is a nature documentary series narrated by David Attenborough. The series addresses issues of conservation while featuring these disparate animals in their respective ...more

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72 Dangerous Animals: La... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Bob Brisbane

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Documentary, Nature

72 Dangerous Animals: Latin America (Netflix, 2017) is a nature documentary series presented by Bob Brisbane. Powerful cats, indestructible arachnids, and flesh-melting pit vipers are just the ...more
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72 Dangerous Animals: As... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Bob Brisbane

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Documentary, Nature

72 Dangerous Animals: Asia (Netflix, 2018) is a nature documentary series presented by Bob Brisbane. From fangs to claws to venomous stings, they all wield deadly weapons. But which creature ...more
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72 Cutest Animals is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
72 Cutest Animals
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MeatEater is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix

Premiered: 2012

Genres (Tv): Reality television

MeatEater is a non-fiction outdoors hunting television series in the United States airing on The Sportsman Channel starring Steven Rinella. The show first aired on January 1, 2012 and is ...more
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Tales by Light is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Tales by Light
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Wild Catch/Chasing Monst... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Chasing Monsters Cyril Chauquet

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Adventure, Reality-TV

Wild Catch/Chasing Monsters is a reality series. Cyril Chauquet takes us on a mission to seek out the world's most colossal underwater creatures in the remotest corners of the planet.
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Islands of the Future is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Islands of the Future
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If I Were an Animal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
If I Were an Animal
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Nova is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Jay O. Sanders, Lance Lewman, Craig Sechler

Premiered: 1974

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Nova is a United States popular science television series produced by WGBH Boston. It is broadcast on Public Broadcasting Service in the U.S., and in more than 100 other countries. The series ...more

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You vs. Wild is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Bear Grylls

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Adventure, Choose Your Own Adventure, Interactive, Survivial, Reality

You vs. Wild (Netflix, 2019) is an American choose-your-own-adventure television series. Viewers follow along with Bear Grylls on adventures around the world and will be able to choose Grylls’ ...more
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Night On Earth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Samira Wiley

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Night On Earth (Netflix, 2020) is an American documentary series narrated by Samira Wiley. This nature series’ new technology lifts night’s veil to reveal the hidden lives of the world’s ...more

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Absurd Planet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Afi Ekulona

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Documentary, Nature

Absurd Planet (Netflix, 2020) is a nature and animal documentary television series narrated by Afi Ekulona. A funny science series that offers an inside look into the lives of the planet's most ...more

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Southern Survival is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Documentary, Reality

Southern Survival (Netflix, 2020) is an American documentary television series. Follow a crew of survival experts who test out products designed to help people get through dangerous situations, ...more

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Blackfish is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Blackfish
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Moving Art is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Moving Art
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Dancing With the Birds ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Dancing With the Birds
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Growing Up Wild is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Growing Up Wild
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Oceans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
Oceans
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The Universe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nature & Animal Shows On Netflix
The Universe