At Chengdu Panda Base in China, scientists are dedicated to protecting the species by breeding adult Giant Pandas in order to introduce cubs into the wild. This film follows one such researcher, whose passion leads her to initiate a new technique inspired by a black bear program in rural New Hampshire. What starts as a cross-culture collaboration becomes a life-changing journey for an American biologist who crosses an ocean to join her; a scientist from Inner Mongolia; and a very curious female cub named Qian Qian, born in captivity.
Captured with IMAX® Cameras, join Qian Qian on an exciting new adventure in the mountains of Sichuan as she takes her first steps outside her protected habitat, discovering her true animal nature…even as she faces the challenges of the unknown.
Narrated by Kristen Bell
New ocean science and technology has allowed us to go further into the unknown than we ever thought possible. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, Oceans: Our Blue Planet uncovers spectacular stories of life and survival beneath the waves. Dolphins leap for joy through the surf as we begin our journey into the blue.
Our first stop is the coral reefs, where we meet fascinating characters like the ingenious tuskfish that uses a tool to open its food. Diving deeper, we encounter unfamiliar creatures of the abyss and volcanoes of methane erupting from the ocean floor. As we journey through our oceans, we share these extraordinary discoveries and uncover a spectacular world of life beneath the waves.