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Best Animal Documentaries
Wildlife fans will delight in these exceptional documentaries about the many wonders of the animal kingdom. Your kids will love getting to see their favorite animals up close and personal, from tiny insects to gigantic elephants. Keep in mind that some of these films aren't meant for sensitive viewers. Some of these documentaries focus on predators on the hunt, and others show the brutal conditions faced by creatures in captivity. Make sure you know what your kids can handle before diving into a documentary like Blackfish. You might want to start with a gentler choice, such as Born to Be Wild. Either way, there's sure to be something here for your animal lover. And for small-screen documentaries like Planet Earth, check out our list of Green TV.