Hostile Planet

The BEST episodes of Hostile Planet

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

Hostile Planet, a six-part series executive produced by cinematographer and director Guillermo Navarro, producer Martha Holmes, Tom Hugh-Jones and Bear Grylls, draws attention to the most extraordinary accounts of animals that have adapted to the cruelest evolutionary curveballs.

Last Updated: 6/3/2022Network: National Geographic
49 votes

#1 - Polar

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/6/2019

The frozen poles are home to the planet's ultimate survivalists, including polar bears, penguins and Arctic wolves; their world is changing fast -- breaking apart under their feet -- and their resilience will be tested beyond the extreme.

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114 votes

#2 - Mountains

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/1/2019

The highest mountains on Earth are home to snow leopards, golden eagles, mountain goats, barnacle goslings, and gelada monkeys; only the toughest of animals can endure the extreme weather, scarce food supplies and limited oxygen on these peaks.

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76 votes

#3 - Oceans

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/8/2019

Delving beneath the surface of the Earth's oceans to uncover a world of extraordinary extremes, including crushing depths, stormy coasts, vast blue deserts, and crowded reefs; how seals fend off sharks; how orcas fight to survive.

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65 votes

#4 - Grasslands

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/15/2019

In the grasslands, animals endure freezes, fires, floods, and droughts; bull elephants clash in mating battles; cheetahs and gazelles engage in a predator-and-prey dance in the Kenyan savanna; bison battle a blizzard while being pursued by wolves.

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73 votes

#5 - Jungles

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/22/2019

Jungles comprise the most diverse habitats on Earth in which only the most resilient species triumph; the fiercest jungle species include jaguars, caimans, gibbons, orangutans, spectral tarsiers, hummingbirds, and parasites.

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57 votes

#6 - Deserts

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/29/2019

Deserts are getting even hotter, drier and bigger, yet a host of remarkable animals still survive in the harshest of conditions, including cunning hyenas, pint-sized meerkats and sand-dwelling spiders.

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