Big Pacific

Plunge into the Pacific with researchers and cinematographers and see the ocean’s rare and dazzling creatures in a way never before seen on television. The show examines an ocean that covers a third of the Earth’s surface.

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Yellow-eyed Penguins


A yellow-eyed penguin family nests in a secluded New Zealand forest.

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Sea Otters


Californian sea otters give new meaning to “love bite.”



A mass spawning event happens on an empty shoreline in the Gulf of California.

Manta Rays


Manta rays feed nearly constantly on prey so minute it is just a haze in the water.

Marine Iguanas


The marine iguana is the only one of its kind with adaptations to thrive in the ocean.

Peppered Moray Eels


In the Marshall Islands Moray Eels are learning to hunt on land.

Humpback Whales


Humpback Whales migrate from northern feeding grounds to Hawaii for a chance to mate.