Animal Planet

Animal Documentaries
British television channels

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Facts and stats

Animal Planet is a television channel in the United Kingdom. The channel is dedicated to programming that highlights the relationship between humans and animals.

Launched1 September 1998
OwnerDiscovery Networks UK and Ireland
Former namesDiscovery Animal Planet
Viewing figures:Weekly top 10BARB

Contact Animal Planet

Postal addressDiscovery House
Chiswick Park Building 2
566 Chiswick High Road
W4 5YB
Telephone+44 117 954 9139
Official website

Social media

Twitter@DiscoveryIncTV (117,811 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Rohit Sharma goes into bat with Animal Planet rhino campaign
Rapid TV News - published 5 September 2019, 7.15am bst
Animal Planet adds Tamil feed, local focus for 20th anniversary in India
Rapid TV News - published 16 July 2019, 9.40am bst
Jeremy Wade to navigate Dark Waters in new Animal Planet show
Rapid TV News - published 22 March 2019, 9.48pm gmt
Animal Planet, Coyote Peterson develop first long-form series
Rapid TV News - published 17 November 2018, 10.37pm gmt

Mobile apps



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Clare Laycock Head of Channels

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