The BEST episodes of Hidden Kingdoms

Every episode of Hidden Kingdoms ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Hidden Kingdoms!

Approach nature from a unique perspective: that of the smallest creatures in the animal kingdom facing gigantic enemies.

Last Updated: 10/31/2023Network: BBC OneStatus: Ended
Secret Forests
48 votes

#1 - Secret Forests

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/23/2014

In the wild woods of North America, a young chipmunk is gathering a vital store of nuts ahead of his first winter - in his way are ruthless rivals and giant predators. In the steaming rainforest, a young tree shrew is forced deep into the jungle to find food. She must draw on all her intelligence and agility if she is to escape the ultimate jungle predator - a reticulated python!

Directors: Verity White
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Under Open Skies
66 votes

#2 - Under Open Skies

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/16/2014

In Africa's savannah, a baby elephant shrew learns how speed is the secret to survival amongst the largest animals on earth. And in America, a young grasshopper mouse confronts the Wild West's deadliest creatures to stake a claim of his own.

Directors: Simon Bell
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Urban Jungles
51 votes

#3 - Urban Jungles

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/30/2014

In the colourful and chaotic streets of Rio, a young marmoset is separated from his street gang and forced to confront of the dangers of the city alone. In the futuristic metropolis of Tokyo, a rhinoceros beetle escapes his captors and begins an extraordinary journey through this alien world to find sanctuary.

Directors: Gavin Maxwell
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