Majestic Migration Photos

Daniel Hautzinger
A herd of elephants in Samburu National Park, Kenya. Photo: BBC/Sarah Bright
A herd of elephants in Samburu National Park, Kenya. Photo: BBC/Sarah Bright

Nature's Great Race airs Wednesdays, July 12, 19, and 26, at 9:00 pm. Episodes are free to stream the next day.

The Summer of Adventure continues! Nature's Great Race follows epic mass migrations across the vast landscapes of the Arctic and southern and eastern Africa. On July 12, elephants traverse Kenya. Caribou take on the Canadian and Alaskan tundra July 19. And zebra travel the floodplains of Botswana on July 26. The journeys of these majestic animals are captured in vivid cinematography – catch a glimpse of the engrossing images here with some preview photography.

A female caribou moving through Ivvavik National Park in Canada on its spring migration. Photo: Parks Canada/ Peter SinkinsA female caribou moving through Ivvavik National Park in Canada on its spring migration. Photo: Parks Canada/ Peter Sinkins A group of zebra fighting and rolling in the dust at sunset on the floodplains of the Chobe River in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Photo: BBC/Robert MorganA group of zebra fighting and rolling in the dust at sunset on the floodplains of the Chobe River in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Photo: BBC/Robert Morgan Young elephants interacting in Samburu National Park, Kenya. Photo: BBC/Scott AlexanderYoung elephants interacting in Samburu National Park, Kenya. Photo: BBC/Scott Alexander Thousands of Porcupine Herd caribou during the annual aggregation event in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Photo: Max Hug WilliamsThousands of Porcupine Herd caribou during the annual aggregation event in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Photo: Max Hug Williams Migratory zebra stop for a drink at a pool of water in Nxai Pan National, Botswana. Photo: BBC/Robert MorganMigratory zebra stop for a drink at a pool of water in Nxai Pan National, Botswana. Photo: BBC/Robert Morgan A bull elephant in Samburu National Park, Kenya. Photo: BBC/Sarah BrightA bull elephant in Samburu National Park, Kenya. Photo: BBC/Sarah Bright Porcupine Caribou Herd bulls come together with cows and their calves during the annual aggregation event in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Photo: Max Hug WilliamsPorcupine Caribou Herd bulls come together with cows and their calves during the annual aggregation event in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Photo: Max Hug Williams A zebra mare and her foal run through the woods in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Photo: BBC/Robert MorganA zebra mare and her foal run through the woods in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Photo: BBC/Robert Morgan A large herd of elephants in Samburu National Park, Kenya. Photo: BBC/Scott AlexanderA large herd of elephants in Samburu National Park, Kenya. Photo: BBC/Scott Alexander

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