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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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Planet Earth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Planet Earth 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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The Blue Planet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
The Blue Planet Tania Zaetta^! Sami Lukis^! Don Hany

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

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

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Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Madagascar David Attenborough

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The Life of Birds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
The Life of Birds David Attenborough

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River Monsters is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
River Monsters Jeremy Wade, Daniel Göz

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The Crocodile Hunter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
The Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin, Sui the Dog

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

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Meerkat Manor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Meerkat Manor Flower the Meerkat, Mozart the Meerkat, Bill Nighy

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Planet Earth: The Future is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Planet Earth: The Future

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The Secret Life of Elephants is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
The Secret Life of Elephants

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

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

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Nature's Great Events is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Nature's Great Events Sigourney Weaver, David Attenborough

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The Living Planet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
The Living Planet David Attenborough

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The Private Life of Plants is listed (or ranked) 18 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) 19 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
The Life of Mammals David Attenborough

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Orangutan Island is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

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Life on Earth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Life on Earth David Attenborough

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Wild Caribbean is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Wild Caribbean Steve Toussaint

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Europe: A Natural History is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Europe: A Natural History

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Mountain Men is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

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Big Cat Week is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

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The First Eden is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
The First Eden David Attenborough

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How the Earth Was Made is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
How the Earth Was Made

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Saving Planet Earth is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Saving Planet Earth Alan Titchmarsh

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Life in Cold Blood is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Life in Cold Blood David Attenborough

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In the Womb is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows

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Penguin Island is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Penguin Island

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

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Storm Chasers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Storm Chasers Joshua Wurman, Reed Timmer, Sean Casey

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Zoboomafoo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Zoboomafoo Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Gord Robertson

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Life in the Undergrowth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Life in the Undergrowth David Attenborough

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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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Orangutan Diary is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Orangutan Diary Michaela Strachan, Steve Leonard

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Charles Darwin and the Tree of... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life

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

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Life in the Freezer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Life in the Freezer David Attenborough

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

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Last Chance to See is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Last Chance to See Stephen Fry, Mark Carwardine

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Journeys to the Ends of the Ea... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Journeys to the Ends of the Earth David Adams

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State of the Planet is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
State of the Planet David Attenborough

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Natural World is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Natural World David Attenborough

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Zoo Quest is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nature TV Shows
Zoo Quest David Attenborough

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

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

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