It's a moonless night in the desert. You're alone and so far from civilization that the Milky Way seems within reach. A barn owl screeches; a musky scent fills the air. Suddenly there's a rustle behind you. Is it a jackrabbit - or is it the only clue that a mountain lion is ready to pounce? In the distance, a coyote howls, and the panic starts to set in... Welcome to Night, a shocking and sometimes terrifying journey into the depths of darkness - and an often fearful look at the creatures that lurk there. From sunset to sunrise, we'll follow our animal expert host, Brandon McMillan, on a global search for answers: What does it mean to be nocturnal? Where do nocturnal creatures exist? And why do they scare us to death?