Titanosaurs were the world’s largest dinosaurs, weighing as much as 100 tons by some estimates. In order to push blood around such massive bodies, they needed an enormous heart. A yet-to-be named species, found in the deserts of Agentina, may have had a heart that weighed over 500 pounds and was six feet around.
Cameraman and naturalist Hugo Kitching spent a year filming a mother moose and her newborn calf in Jasper National Park in the Canadian province of Alberta, a wilderness area that covers over 4,000 square miles. Go behind the scenes with Hugo as he navigates remote areas of rugged terrain to find his elusive subjects.
There is a growing problem in North America affecting moose, the largest species of the deer family. Whether they make their home in the Canadian Rockies or in Minnesota, moose populations are declining at a rapid rate. One reason is that many of the newborn calves are not surviving their first year. In order to […]
From the filmmakers who brought viewers the spectacular 3-part miniseries, “Penguins: Spy in the Huddle,” comes this intimate and incredible journey of one vulnerable and charismatic Emperor penguin chick, from the moment he emerges from the egg to the moment he leaves for the sea as a boisterous adolescent. His story begins with his father, […]
Have scientists discovered the biggest animal to have ever walked the planet? Deep in a South American desert, a giant is being awakened after 101 million years of sleep. Watch scientists, engineers and artists reconstruct its entire skeleton in a timelapse lasting only 60 seconds.
Sauropods were long-necked, plant-eating dinosaurs that started off relatively small. However, after 20 million years of evolution, they grew to enormous proportions. Naturalist David Attenborough compares the thighbone of an early sauropod to the largest ever found.
A mineral lick (also known as a salt lick) is a place where animals can go to lick essential mineral nutrients from a deposit of salts and other minerals. When there isn’t a natural lick nearby, moose make do with the closest salty object.