Wrangling the Ocellated Wrasse

NATURE host Chris Morgan searches for a fish called the ocellated wrasse (Symphodus ocellatus) off the coast of Corsica. The male of the species builds, maintains and guards a nest made of seaweed, in which females lay their eggs. Chris was filming the wrasse for the upcoming NATURE mini-series Animal Homes premiering April 8, 2015 […]

Attacked by Leafcutter Ant!

NATURE host Chris Morgan lets a leafcutter ant dig into his thumb in order to demonstrate its powerful jaws. Chris was visiting the jungles of Costa Rica to film a segment for the NATURE mini-series “Animal Homes”, which premieres April 8, 2015 at 8/7c on PBS. Where will he turn up next? Previous episodes: Watching […]

Watching Beavers Repair a Dam in Grand Teton National Park

NATURE host Chris Morgan watches a beaver repairing its dam in Grand Teton National Park. Chris was there to film a segment for the NATURE mini-series Animal Homes, which premieres April 8 at 8/7c on PBS. Where will Chris turn up next? Previous episodes: What Do Orangutans Eat? Driving on the Beach in Sumatra Guided […]

Driving on the Beach in Sumatra

South of the town of Tapaktuan in Sumatra, NATURE host Chris Morgan takes a beach detour with his friend Arjun. He’s been traveling for five consecutive days to reach a field camp that will serve as a base of operations while filming wild orangutans. The interactive map below shows other locations that Chris has visited. […]

Guided Tour of Orangutan Basecamp (Part 2)

In part two of his guided tour of the campsite at Gunung Leuser National Park, NATURE host Chris Morgan shows us the very modest facilities (to say the least) that he and the rest of the crew use for bathing. The interactive map below shows other locations that Chris has visited. Where will he turn […]

What Do Orangutans Eat?

NATURE host Chris Morgan joins scientist Caroline Schuppli way up in the canopy to take a look at neesia fruit, a staple of the orangutan diet. The interactive map below shows other locations that Chris has visited. Where will he turn up next?

Guided Tour of Orangutan Basecamp

Nature host Chris Morgan gives us a tour of his campsite in the Gunung Leuser National Park on the island of Sumatra. Chris and the rest of the crew take refuge here while they prepare to hoist camera gear 50 meters into the air to film wild orangutans. The interactive map below shows other locations […]

Tree Top Coffee Break

Nature host Chris Morgan joins wildlife cinematographer Joe Pontecorvo for a coffee break high above the Sumatran jungle. They are on the look out for orangutans, the subjects of an upcoming Nature episode set to premiere in the spring of 2015. Where will he pop up next? Stay tuned.