It’s ten years since David Attenborough and the BBC gave the world Planet Earth but now they’re back with Planet Earth II. Here is some amazing wildlife photography to show why it's worth watching.

14 pictures that prove you need to watch David Attenborough's Planet Earth II

It’s ten years since David Attenborough and the BBC gave the world Planet Earth but now they’re back with Planet Earth II. Here is some amazing wildlife photography to show why it's worth watching.

In January, the island of Zavodovski is covered with penguin chicks. Each couple lays two eggs in nests made of small stones or even bones, to aid drainage

Getting up close: New episodes of Sir Attenborough Planet Earth show

In January, the island of Zavodovski is covered with penguin chicks. Each couple lays two eggs in nests made of small stones or even bones, to aid drainage

BBC series Planet Earth II will be unparalleled, says Attenborough

BBC series Planet Earth II will be unparalleled, says Attenborough

A hatchling marine iguana sits on the head of an adult at Cape Douglas, on the island of Fernandina Photograph: Elizabeth White/BBC

A mother three-toed pygmy sloth carries her baby on her chest. The youngster is around 6 months old, and will remain with its mother for a further 6 months, until it is able to fend for itself

Getting up close: New episodes of Sir Attenborough Planet Earth show

A mother three-toed pygmy sloth carries her baby on her chest. The youngster is around 6 months old, and will remain with its mother for a further 6 months, until it is able to fend for itself

BBC One - Viscacha bask in the warming rays of the early morning sun. - Planet Earth II, Mountains - In pictures...

BBC One - Viscacha bask in the warming rays of the early morning sun. - Planet Earth II, Mountains - In pictures...

creatures-alive: “ Planet Earth II: Official Extended Trailer by BBC Earth ”

BBC One - There may be as few as 3,500 snow leopards left in the wild. - Planet Earth II, Mountains - In pictures...

BBC One - There may be as few as 3,500 snow leopards left in the wild. - Planet Earth II, Mountains - In pictures...

Thousands of viewers were terrified watching dramatic footage where snake army killing baby iguanas in new episode of Planet Earth II

Thousands of viewers were terrified watching dramatic footage where snake army killing baby iguanas in new episode of Planet Earth II

How science is solving one of the natural world's greatest and most tragic puzzles.

How science is solving one of the natural world's greatest and most tragic puzzles.

With rubberised hooves that grip better than any climbing show, Nubian Ibex are unparalleled mountaineers

Getting up close: New episodes of Sir Attenborough Planet Earth show

With rubberised hooves that grip better than any climbing show, Nubian Ibex are unparalleled mountaineers

A chain of salt lakes, found at over 4000m high in the Andes, provide a safe refuge for flamingo colonies. They gather here to breed, first performing a peculiar parade dance to select a mate

Getting up close: New episodes of Sir Attenborough Planet Earth show

A chain of salt lakes, found at over 4000m high in the Andes, provide a safe refuge for flamingo colonies. They gather here to breed, first performing a peculiar parade dance to select a mate

The Making of the Most Unprecedented 'Planet Earth II' Episode

The Making of the Most Unprecedented 'Planet Earth II' Episode

This is INTENSE!!! Hot on the heels of this weekend’s intense penguin drama comes nature’s next nail-biting moment — this time, courtesy of the BBC One nature documentary series, Planet Earth II.

This is INTENSE!!! Hot on the heels of this weekend’s intense penguin drama comes nature’s next nail-biting moment — this time, courtesy of the BBC One nature documentary series, Planet Earth II.

Galapagos racer snakes peer from rocks in search of marine iguana hatchlings, which would make for an easy meal. The scene was filmed for the BBC’s Planet Earth II.

The week in wildlife - in pictures

Galapagos racer snakes peer from rocks in search of marine iguana hatchlings, which would make for an easy meal. The scene was filmed for the BBC’s Planet Earth II.

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