The Smithsonian Channel looks at how certain of Africa’s animals adapt to their surroundings and use the terrain to unlock new hunting techniques, seek out new prey, and amplify their age-old skills by using the lay of the land in the series premiere of Africa’s Predator Zones, at 8:00.
Today is Earth Day and National Geographic Wild has Africa’s Wild Coast, a documentary about efforts to protect Gabon’s rich coastal waters which are under attack from illegal trawling, putting humpback whales, hippos, sharks and other animals in danger, at 8:00.
Discovery’s 26th annual Shark Week starts tonight at 8:00 with Air Jaws: Countdown to Shark Week 2013. Tune in for some amazing footage of great white sharks leaping out of the water in pursuit of prey. Bet you didn’t know that sharks could fly.