Humans & Nature

The Funkiest Monkeys: Full Episode

There is an unusual looking monkey called the crested black macaque that is endemic to rainforests in Indonesia.These striking black primates first caught the attention of wildlife cameraman and biologist Colin Stafford-Johnson 25 years ago. But since then, their numbers have dropped by almost 90 percent, persuading the filmmaker to return to the island and discover why.

Jan 29th, 2014 | Comments

Meet the Coywolf: Full Episode

The coywolf, a mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, is a remarkable new hybrid carnivore that is taking over territories once roamed by wolves and slipping unnoticed into our cities.

Jan 22nd, 2014 | Comments

Legendary White Stallions: Introduction

The striking white Lipizzaner stallions of the famed Spanish Riding School in Vienna have been thrilling audiences for centuries. Legendary White Stallions premieres Wednesday, May 1 at 8/7c (check local listings).

Apr 20th, 2013 | Comments

The Mystery of Eels: Book Excerpt: Eels by James Prosek

Described as something of an underwater Audubon, James Prosek has always had a particular fondness for marine life. He has dedicated years to studying and writing about these water worlds and the diverse creatures which inhabit them. Prosek’s latest adventure centers around the eel, a migratory fish (it’s not a snake) that continues to leave scientists puzzled. Read an excerpt from the book that inspired PBS Nature's The Mystery of Eels.

Apr 12th, 2013 | Comments

The Mystery of Eels: Introduction

Artist and writer James Prosek explores the dark, mysterious world of the eel, a fish found all over the globe, in fresh and salt water ecosystems alike. The Mystery of Eels premieres Wednesday, April 17 at 8/7c (check local listings).

Mar 27th, 2013 | Comments

River of No Return: Introduction

Newlyweds Isaac and Bjornen Babcock spend a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness as an unconventional honeymoon. River of No Return tells their story, the story of a couple that took on the wilderness and all its challenges.

Apr 5th, 2012 | Comments

Why We Love Cats and Dogs: Introduction

(Airs Sunday, May 23) Are you cat-crazy or a dog die-hard? Watch as NATURE shares the stories of pet owners and their beloved animals.

Dec 3rd, 2011 | Comments

Invasion of the Giant Pythons: Introduction

A growing number of invasive Burmese pythons have taken up residence in the wetlands of Florida.

Oct 16th, 2011 | Comments

Dogs That Changed the World: Introduction

The two-part special "Dogs That Changed the World" tells the epic story of the wolf's evolution, how "man's best friend" changed human society and how we in turn have radically transformed dogs.

Sep 12th, 2011 | Comments
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