Best Netflix Nature & Animal Documentaries: 8 Amazing Recommendations

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Many have been done jokes on documentaries di La 2 in our country, but the reality is that this type of content has a quite loyal audience, as well as those who use their own images and sounds to snore like real hippos. Know more about the our planet and on animals who inhabit it is one of the main objectives of this type of content, we will show you i best examples available on the red platform, as we previously did with Netflix's best educational series.



What Octopus Taught Me is one of Netflix's great documentaries.

So take note, because we want to show you so many spectacular documentaries where the images, even if there was no narrative whatsoever, would leave you stunned, like some such curious titles, which we believe deserve to enter ours advice list, with titles available on Netflix.

Amazing colors, sounds and species are featured on this list

Whether you like documentaries of the mythical David Attenborough, like in Life in color, or if you prefer a more thug content, as in An Absurd Planet, we have the perfect documentary, available on Netflix, to let you know more about the world surrounds us.

  • Our planet
  • What the octopus taught me
  • Other galaxies
  • Earth at night
  • Dancing with the birds
  • Small fauna
  • Life in color
  • An absurd planet
  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 10
  • Approximate duration: 55 minutes

Our planet

Under the signature and witness of David Attenborough, one of the most important promoters of nature, and brilliant scientist, in our recent history, we will review the diversity of fauna and flora that flood our planet. If you want to find out everything about, for example, arctic areas, green jungles, endless deserts or lush forests, you need this documentary. Also, its beautiful workmanship it is a point in favor of a new way of enjoying educational content.



  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

What the octopus taught me

Nominate South Africa it's a famous octopus it will be familiar to you, especially if you are a football fan and remember the magnificent Paul. In this case, we also need to talk about one curious relationship between one human and another member of the gods family cephalopods. The report of friendship which is established between the two beings, in the underwater seaweed forest where the aquatic animal lives happily, will teach us some of the curiosity that, perhaps, you did not know about a species that usually reminds us of Galicia and its exquisite dishes.

  • Year: 2020
  • Genre: documentary
  • Approximate duration: 85 minutes

Other galaxies

Lo Outer space, the universe, the cosmo or whatever you call it is one of the great questions of our civilization, even if we consider ourselves technologically advanced species. We still have centuries before we can go out for investigate the dark corners of the universe, but, for now, there are productions that bring us closer to incredible worlds. This serie Netflix starts from the idea of ​​knowing what other worlds would be like if we added the ingredients that gave life to the Earth. It will show us strange kinds of animals, plants from dream and technologies even more incredible.


  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 4
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes

Earth at night

While the sunlight wets the surface of the planet, many living beings they spend their time hiding by humans, possible predators or simply they do not enjoy ideal conditions to live among us. However, the arrival of the night causes a completely different universe to flood the planet and with it, there are many species that dazzle with theirs curious features, something we can see during the six magnificent episodes, available on Netflix, of those who make up this hymn to earthly darkness.


  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

Dancing with the birds

We move from the series to the film and offer you the opportunity to live with our winged companions. On this occasion, this short film, available on Netflix, offers us a unique opportunity to closely follow the evolution of the courtship of birds of paradise, with theirs dances theirs routine of courtship, some spectacular metamorphosis e plumage which would leave the Tenerife Carnival attendees in a very bad place.


  • Year: 2019
  • Genre: documentary
  • Approximate duration: 51 minutes

Small fauna

Great and spectacular television documentaries usually have equal-sized protagonists. We often forget about the little beings that populate our planet, and we're not just talking about insects, which they hide fascinating stories. In eight brevi episodes, with locations scattered around United States, we will be able to witness the struggle for the survival of a kangaroo mole against a rattlesnake, a hamster on the streets of New York or the duel between a Crow it's a mouse in Florida.


  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 25 minutes

Life in color

He returns to make his appearance David Attenborough, and we couldn't forget his main documentaries, with a story about how wild animals they use i toni of their skin, fur or feathers to interact with dangerous and cruel environments. We will learn about the fight between two red frogs, as some animals use their colors for blend in with the environment or, for example, as a baboon boasts colors, all with a advanced camera system, which made it possible to capture shades rarely seen by the human eye.

  • Year: 2021
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 3
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

An absurd planet

We conclude this list of documentaries, all available on Netflix, with one of the funniest pieces that we can find on this platform, which will catapult us completely into a narrated adventure da Mother Nature and countless animals, each more fun than the previous one. We can enjoy the lucertola death metal of Madagascar, the unloving mating the Scorpio, having a farfalla and drinks tears of turtle, with the lizard miraculous Jesus Christ or with similarbetween we and Records, in things like yawning or saunas.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 12
  • Approximate duration: 20 minutes
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