Big Beasts prowls onto Apple TV+ for Earth Day


'Big Beasts' prowls onto Apple TV+ for Earth Day
Whales and hippos and ostriches, oh my!
Image: Apple TV+

After the success of Tiny World, Apple TV+ is going to the opposite extreme with Big Beasts. The documentary series puts whales, bears, gorillas and many more in center stage.

Tom Hiddleston is narrator, and the multi-part docuseries premiers on Earth Day. A new trailer gives a sneak peek.

Big Beasts docuseries escapes onto Apple TV+ in April

Apple TV+ produces a wide variety of series and films, and that includes quite a few nature documentaries. Big Beasts is about to join the list.

“The series takes audiences on an epic journey around the globe, from freezing poles to tropical rainforests, to meet nature’s most captivating giants,” promises Apple in a statement.

It took two years and was filmed across 17 countries, and the list of animal stars also includes the elephant seal, the giant otter, the brown bear, the ostrich, the orangutan, the tiger and the polar bear.

Watch the trailer to see what’s coming up.

As noted, Big Beasts is from the same creative team that made award-winning Apple TV+ docuseries Tiny World.

Stomping onto Apple TV+ for Earth Day

The 10-part documentary series Big Beasts escapes onto Apple’s streaming service on Friday, April 21, 2023. There will be two new episodes each following Friday.

Watching comes with a $6.99-per-month subscription to Apple TV+. And there are other nature documentaries already available on the service, including Prehistoric Planet about dinosaurs. There’s also Earthsound about the sounds of nature, Fathom is about whales, while Earth at Night in Color is visually stunning.


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