How do animals overcome one of the planet’s most powerful and universal forces – gravity?

Defying Gravity SuperNature - Wild Flyers

Premiered June 29, 2016
Defying Gravity

How do animals take to the air in the first place? Each of the incredible creatures we’ll meet has its own special techniques. But they must all overcome one of the planet’s most powerful and universal forces – gravity.

About the Program

SuperNature - Wild Flyers

The sky is one of the world's most challenging places to live, but across the planet, an extraordinary range of animals do something we can only dream of take to the air. Some spend their whole lives airborne, while others only visit. But, they all have one thing in common: they survive by taking to the skies.

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