10 Animal Documentaries To Help You Pass The Time

If you’re like me then you are always hungry for more animal content. So here are a few films and series about some different animal kingdoms.

Netflix

THE TIGERS OF SCOTLAND

This film chronicles the efforts to conserve the disappearing Highland tiger, the Scottish Wildcat, as well as the history and mythology surrounding the UK’s only “big cat.”

Watch it on Amazon.

Netflix

DOGS

This series celebrates the bond between people and their pups. But it’s more than just a montage of feel-good moments. Each episode tells a larger tale about the human condition, and it’s about dogs so you’re going to cry at least twice.

Watch it on Netflix.

Disney

GHOST OF THE MOUNTAINS

This Disneynature documentary takes you to the world’s highest plateau in search of snow leopards. These cats are notoriously hard to find, and Ghost of the Mountains offers viewers behind-the-scenes footage of what it’s like to track the elusive beasts.

Watch it on YouTube.

Netflix

VIRUNGA

This documentary follows the park rangers fighting to protect the Congo’s Virunga National Park, home to the critically endangered mountain gorilla. As poaching and oil exploration threaten the park, the rangers and conservationists risk their lives to guard the creatures that inhabit it.

Watch it on Netflix.

Disney

KINGDOM OF THE WHITE WOLF

Follow a National Geographic explorer and photographer with a white wolf pack in the high Arctic. These wild wolves aren’t used to seeing people, giving the filmmakers—and audience—an intimate window into the pack’s daily lives and familial bonds.

Watch it on Disney+.

Netflix

CATWALK: TALES FROM THE CAT SHOW CIRCUIT

Equally charming and cutthroat, the film brings viewers on a journey to see which of the many cool cats and kittens will be crowned Canada’s top cat in the competitive cat show circuit.

Watch it on Netflix.

Amazon

HARRY & SNOWMAN

In the 1950s, Harry deLayer bought Snowman, an aging plow horse set for slaughter, for just $80 at an auction. The doc chronicles their time on the showjumping circuit and the companionship they developed.

Watch it on Amazon.

THE WHALE AND THE RAVEN

With stunning visuals, this documentary highlights the tension of a community’s push to protect its wild places against the pressures of the ever-encroaching natural gas industry.

Watch it on Amazon.

Netflix

DANCING WITH THE BIRDS

This documentary, narrated by Stephen Fry, offers a colorful look at the wacky world of bird mating rituals. Maybe your dad could pick up a move or two.

Watch it on Netflix.

 

HONEYLAND

This documentary follows one of the last wild beekeepers in a remote village in North Macedonia. She lives with her ailing mother, maintaining a traditional way of beekeeping passed down through the generations while striking a balance between making a living.Watch it on Hulu.

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