All posts by Eric R. Olson

Eric is the digital producer for NATURE. He has previously worked for Scientific American magazine and the PBS show NOVA ScienceNOW. Originally from Seattle, Eric now resides in Brooklyn, NY.

Animals with Cameras

Tour the Treetops from a Chimp’s Point of View

Kimbang is a four-year-old female chimp who had a difficult start in life. Poachers killed her mother and she’s had to learn how to be a chimp from human caregivers. Donning a wearable camera, Kimbang climbs high amongst the treetops and reveals what exactly she’s been snacking on. Will this prove she’s ready for the […]

Arctic Wolf Pack

Full Episode

At the very northern edge of North America is Ellesmere Island, where the unforgiving Arctic winds tear through the tundra, dipping temperatures to 40 below zero. Running through this shifting sea of snow and ice is one of the most hardened predators on the planet, the White Wolf. But as the spring melt approaches, these […]

Arctic Wolf Pack

Wolf Pack Teams Up to Fight Off Intruder

Appearing out of nowhere, a rogue female wolf tries to kill and eat the pups of a rival pack. Outnumbered and surrounded, the stranger’s assault is pure madness. Will the pack succeed in fighting off this bedraggled intruder?

Animals with Cameras

About

Animals with Cameras, A Nature Miniseries premieres nationwide Wednesdays, January 31 – February 14, 2018 at 8 p.m. EST on PBS (check local listings). Each episode will be available to stream the following day at pbs.org/nature and on PBS apps. Go where no human cameraman can go and witness a new perspective of the animal kingdom in Animals with Cameras, A […]

Arctic Wolf Pack

Wolf Pups Nursed by Two Mothers

Snow White and Blackspot, two female arctic wolves, share a deep and meaningful bond. Blackspot cares for Snow White’s pups and even nurses them! Having two females nurse the same litter is exceedingly rare – it’s a behavior that’s never been filmed before.

Arctic Wolf Pack

About

At the very northern edge of North America is Ellesmere Island, where the unforgiving Arctic winds tear through the tundra, dipping temperatures to 40 below zero. Running through this shifting sea of snow and ice is one of the most hardened predators on the planet, the White Wolf. But as the spring melt approaches, these […]

Rescuing the Elusive Vaquita

This October, an international team of scientists set out to save the vaquita, the most endangered whale in the world. Recent estimates suggest that as few as 30 individuals remain in the Gulf of California, the slim body of water that separates mainland Mexico from the Baja peninsula. These numbers are considered unsustainable given that every year many vaquitas […]

Nature’s Miniature Miracles

Full Episode

Great things come in small packages. This film tells the epic survival stories of the world’s smallest animals, from a tiny sengi, the “cheetah” of the shrew world, to a small shark that walks on land. For these animals, size does not matter.