The Future Is Wild

The Future Is Wild

2002 - 2006, Nature / Wildlife, Other
Scientists ponder the shape of the world and the creatures that will roam the Earth in the future.

Episode Guide

  • The Future Is Wild - Tentacled Forest (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Tentacled Forest

    Scientists discuss what the world may be like in the future and examine the creatures that they believe will inhabit the Earth millions of years from now; a vast lush rainforest has formed, supporting many new life forms.

  • The Future Is Wild - Graveyard Desert (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Graveyard Desert

    An immense mountain range stops moisture reaching inland, creating a parched desert. Scientists, with the help of state-of-the-art animation bring to life Bumblebeetles, Grimworms and Desert Hoppers.

  • The Future Is Wild - The Global Ocean (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Global Ocean

    Eminent scientists with the help of state-of-the-art animation bring to life weird and wonderful creatures such as ocean fish, sharkopaths and silverswimmers.

  • The Future Is Wild - The Endless Desert (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Endless Desert

    The second Pangea has been created due to a basalt eruption.

  • The Future Is Wild - The Great Plateau (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Great Plateau

  • The Future Is Wild - Tropical Antarctica (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Tropical Antarctica

    Antarctica has been pulled north and now lies in the tropics. Scientists with the help of state-of-the-art animation bring to life Roachcutters, Falconflies and Spitfire beetles.

  • The Future Is Wild - Flooded World (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Flooded World

  • The Future Is Wild - Waterland (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Waterland

    One million years in the future and volcanoes have turned Earth into a hothouse, the Bay of Bengal is enclosed, and the Himalayas have eroded to low hills.

  • The Future Is Wild - The Cold Kansas Desert (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Cold Kansas Desert

  • The Future Is Wild - Prairies of Amazonia (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Prairies of Amazonia

    Eminent scientists, with the help of state-of-the-art animation, bring creatures to life such as Carakillers, Babookaris and Rattlebacks that could exist in a vastly altered Amazon basin.

  • The Future Is Wild - The Vanished Sea: 5 Million Years (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Vanished Sea: 5 Million Years

    The world has entered another ice age, bring glaciers far into the northern and southern hemisphere.

  • The Future Is Wild - Return of the Ice (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Return of the Ice

    Five million years in the future, Earth is in the last throes of the current ice age; eminent scientists, with the help of state-of-the-art animation, bring to life weird and wonderful creatures such as shagrats snowstalkers and gannetwhales.

  • The Future Is Wild - Ice World (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Ice World

    Computer animation bring to life plants and animals that scientists think will dominate the earth in the future.