|Launched||1 September 1998|
|Owned by||Discovery Networks Northern Europe|
|Picture format||576i (16:9 SDTV)|
0.01% (+1) (August 2018, BARB)
|Sister channel(s)||Discovery Channel|
Discovery Home & Health
|Timeshift service||Animal Planet +1|
|Sky (Great Britain)||Channel 162 (SD/HD)|
Channel 262 (+1)
Channel 836 (SD)
|Sky (Ireland and NI)||Channel 190 (SD/HD)|
Channel 290 (+1)
Channel 841 (SD)
|NOVA Greece||Channel 402|
|Virgin Media||Channel 256|
Channel 257 (HD)
Channel 258 (+1)
|Virgin Media Ireland||Channel 213|
Channel 378 (HD)
Channel 378 (HD)
|Eir Vision||Channel 523|
|TVPlayer||Watch live (UK only) (TVPlayer Plus subscription required)|
|Virgin TV Anywhere||Watch live (UK only)|
|UPC Horizon||Watch live (Ireland only)|
|Sky Go||Watch live (UK and Ireland only)|
Programmes shown on the channel include:
The Pan-European Animal Planet is a feed of Animal Planet, which broadcasts to several countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
The channel is broadcast in English, Czech, Hungarian and Russian. The HD feed also carries a Turkish audio track. Turkey has its own SD feed. The channel also carries DVB subtitle tracks in Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Macedonian, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian and Swedish.
There used to be a separate feed for Romania, but the channel closed down in 2013.
Many regions in Europe that previously received the pan-European version of the channel, now receive a localised version.
Animal Planet (Dutch TV channel) for The Netherlands and Flanders.
Animal Planet Germany for Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and the German-speaking part of Switzerland.
Animal Planet Poland
Animal Planet Russia
Animal Planet Turkey
Animal Planet (UK TV channel) for the UK & IrelandUkraine and the Baltic countries still get the pan-European feed in Russian and English.
|Europe, Middle East & Africa|