Asia is the most diverse region on Earth, home to a remarkable collection of iconic animals. Elusive snow leopards hunt in the Himalayas, orang-utans dwell deep within humid rainforests and wild horses graze the stony Gobi Desert. The Wild Asia series reveals the incredible range of Asia’s environments and wildlife.
Asia's tropical rainforests are remarkable organisms that are home to a rich diversity of animals, including a unique group of orangutans who reveal fascinating newly discovered behaviour by skilfully crafting their own tools.
Asia is the continent of islands: at its southernmost limit alone, 30,000 islands are dashed across the watery surface of the world, where isolation has woven evolutionary magic to produce a unique variety of creatures.
Along 120,000 miles of Asia's shoreline, land and sea - and all their inhabitants - struggle against each other in a rivalry which creates one of the continent's greatest resources.
Asia's barren heartland of desert and dry grasslands is home to a group of animals whose survival secrets enable them to thrive in both the searing summer heat and the bitter winter cold.
As winter's icy fist unclenches, spring brings new life to a variety of freshwater inhabitants in the water-blessed regions of Asia's north eastern corner.
A visually stunning and dramatic portrait of India's mighty monsoon, bringing life - and death - to a thirsting land. This is a fascinating chronicle of how the wild animals of India cope with the hardship of summer and how the arrival of the monsoon transforms their lives and the land they live in.
A poignant portrayal of the fragile alliances and desperate survival strategies adopted by three species of animals - golden jackals, toque macaques and Sri Lankan elephants - caught in a no-man's land where human and natural worlds collide.
A year in the life of the temperate forest of Japan reveals the incredible survival strategies developed by both plants and animals to overcome the region's extreme climatic variations.