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Animal Planet Europe

Animal Planet Europe
Launched 1997
Owned by Discovery Networks CEEMEA
Picture format 4:3, 576i (SDTV) / 16:9 soon
Language English
Broadcast area Czech Republic, Slovakia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, South Africa
OSN (Middle East
& North Africa)
Channel 510 (HD)
DStv Channel 183
NOVA Greece Channel 503
NOVA Cyprus Channel 403

Animal Planet Europe is a feed of Animal Planet, which broadcasts to several countries in Eastern and Central Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Many regions in Europe that previously received the Pan-European version of the channel, now receive a specific version for their regions, such as:


In October 2008, Animal Planet adopted the new branding and current logo.

In March 2009, the on-air logo changed its colour from green to white and became transparent.

On September 4, 2012, Animal Planet improved its picture quality by increasing the resolution from 544x576 to 720x576.

Since October 2012, all of the programming - including promos - is broadcast in Anamorphic widescreen picture format.

Currently, Animal Planet is ad-free and does not broadcast commercials.


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