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The New Series Premieres Tuesday, August 20 at 9pm ET/PT

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Dave Salmoni, wildlife and large predator expert with more than two decades of experience facing untamed nature, is back with an all new series, BIG, SMALL & DEADLY. The series will take audiences on a journey to discover more about the wild, beautiful and unpredictable world of nature, from large apex predators to the world’s tiniest warriors. BIG, SMALL & DEADLY premieres Tuesday, August 20 at 9 pm ET/PT.

Nature's remarkable and astonishing animals are on full display in this new series hosted by zoologist Dave Salmoni. From continent to continent, BIG SMALL & DEADLY will celebrate the beautiful beasts who share our stunning planet, covering everything from the intelligence and cunning of killer whales, to an impressive group of chimps in Uganda. From India to Africa, and across North America, this series follows the circle of life of majestic creatures in their fight to survive against all the odds.

Additional stories this season include investigating man-eating big cats in India, examining the crocodile crises in Central America, diving into the mystifying world of the jellyfish and their impact on waterways across the globe, and more.

BIG, SMALL & DEADLY is produced for Animal Planet by Discovery Creative & Production where Kelly Lueschow is executive producer, Barbie Jenkins is supervising producer and Matt Katzive is Group Vice President. For Animal Planet, Pat Dempsey serves as supervising producer.

About Animal Planet

Animal Planet, one of Discovery, Inc.’s great global brands, is dedicated to creating high quality content with global appeal delivering on its mission to keep the childhood joy and wonder of animals alive by bringing people up close in every way. Available to 360 million homes in more than 205 countries and territories, Animal Planet combines content that explores the undeniable bonds forged between animals and humans, optimized across all screens around the world. In the U.S., Animal Planet audiences can enjoy their favorite programming anytime, anywhere through the Animal Planet Go app which features live and on-demand access. For more information, please visit

About Discovery

Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media and a strategic alliance with the PGA Tour to create the Global Home of Golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Motor Trend, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.