The Deadly 60 crew take to the water in Mexico's Sea of Cortez in search of a monster of the deep; the humboldt squid. Steve takes no chances and wears chain mail.
The crew are hot on the trail of Africa's big cats. Steve catches up with a pride of lions and witnesses them hunting right before his eyes.
Madagascar is crammed with some of the strangest creatures on the planet. Top of Steve's wish list is the rare and mysterious aye-aye.
Deep into the Costa Rican jungle, Steve comes face to face with one of his favourite deadly predators, an eyelash pit viper.
In this truly unbelievable encounter Steve kayaks with killer whales, but even he gets the surprise of his life when a whole group of them start breaching all around him.
Adventurer Steve Backshall heads to the awesome flooded rainforests of the Amazon. It all kicks off in a flash when the crew spot a group of rare giant otters.
Steve explores the Argentinean marshes, and goes fishing with a spectacled caiman to investigate whether these ancient reptiles deserve their deadly reputation.
Steve is in Thailand in search of one of the world's deadliest climbers, the tokay gecko. He attempts to demonstrate its hunting abilities by scaling a nearby building.
In Namibia, Steve and the team try a bizarre experiment to get close to wild vultures. Operation Vulture is a big success, attracting over one hundred birds.
Steve Backshall braves the big waves of the Durban coast to get up close and personal with a pack of 30 hungry blacktip sharks, which get too close for comfort.
On a tiny island in the Philippines, Steve has one of the closest encounters he has had with any animal as he literally goes nose to nose with a monitor lizard.
Steve heads to a research station in Norway, where he gets up close and personal with a group of his favourite animals - wolves. He ends up howling with the pack.
Steve and the crew are high up in the Virunga Mountains, spending an hour with huge mountain gorillas. One cheeky gorilla tries to show Steve who is the boss.
The Deadly 60 crew are on a mission to find our closest cousins, the chimpanzees. Steve catches up with them as they feast in a fig tree, before trying to follow them.
Wildlife shorts. In this aerial encounter Steve gets airborne, paragliding with the incredible black eagle. Unlike the eagle, Steve comes down to earth with a bump.
Wildlife shorts. Steve joins a team in South America trying to save the highly endangered Orinoco crocodile and comes face-to-face with a protective mother croc.
Steve goes diving with the truly awesome steller sea lions, an experience he thinks is more dangerous than diving with sharks.
Wildlife shorts. Steve gets a privileged close-up look at the swooping skills of an iconic UK bird of prey, the small but deadly kestrel.
Wildlife shorts. In South Africa, Steve uses a special slow-motion camera to capture the stunning split-second attack of the highly venomous puff adder.
Wildlife shorts. In Ethiopia Steve has a midnight dinner date with a pack of wild spotted hyenas, one of Africa's most feared predators.
Wildlife shorts. Steve and the crew head to South Africa to try and film the breathtaking breach attack of a great white shark with a special slow-motion camera.
Steve Backshall comes face-to-face with a giant Pacific octopus. Armed with a vicious beak, the octopus makes light work of a crab's shell.
A planned run-in with a giant boa shows Steve Backshall just why they are considered deadly. The snake tightens its grip until Steve decides that enough is enough.
After the sun goes down in the jungle of the Philippines, the Deadly 60 crew go in search of the tarsier, a pint-sized predator who eats his insect victims headfirst.
Deep in the Costa Rica jungle, Steve has a battle with a giant reptilian predator - a three-metre American crocodile.
Wildlife shorts. In South Africa, Steve shows off the remarkable killer feet of the snake-stomping secretary bird.