Emperor Penguin Cliff Jump Off 50-foot Cliff in Antarctica

National Geographic and BAFTA Award-winning cinematographer Bertie Gregory have captured unprecedented footage of Emperor penguin chicks leaping from a 50-foot Antarctic cliff.

This remarkable behavior, never before filmed, will be showcased in the 2025 installment of National Geographic’s Emmy award-winning SECRETS OF franchise, SECRETS OF THE PENGUINS. The documentary offers an intimate look at these penguins’ incredible journey and survival strategies.

SECRETS OF THE PENGUINS will premiere on Earth Day 2025 on Nat Geo, promising to reveal the hidden and awe-inspiring aspects of penguin life in one of the most challenging environments on Earth. Gregory’s groundbreaking work brings viewers closer than ever to understanding the remarkable resilience and adaptability of Emperor penguins, capturing moments that highlight the intricate and often perilous lives of these fascinating creatures. This new installment is set to captivate audiences with its stunning visuals and compelling storytelling.

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