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Wild France

Female Badger Looks for Love

It’s a special day for a female European badger living in the Vosges mountains on the border of Germany and France. She’s looking for a home in which to rear her pups–and a mate to father them.

Wild France

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When organizing a classic trip to France, most itineraries highlight the nation’s renowned food and wines, great art and architecture and celebrated culture of all kinds. But there’s another side to this popular destination that is not as visible, its wild side. Deep in the French countryside, it is possible for the adventurous to spot […]

Bloody Suckers

Interview with Bloody Suckers producer Marc Ferns

Mark Ferns, the producer and presenter of NATURE’s BLOODY SUCKERS, believes in first-hand experience. While making the film, he decided the best way to inform and entertain viewers was to become a victim of bloodsuckers himself. “I wanted the best footage possible of these animals feeding,” he says. “And the best way I could think […]

Invasion of the Killer Whales

The Killer Whale’s Killer Weapon — Its Brain

Contrary to the friendly depictions offered up by ocean theme parks, the killer whale (also known as the orca or blackfish), is the most devastating predator to roam the open oceans. It can weigh up to 11 tons, hit top speeds of 30 miles (48 kilometers) per hour and sports a mouth full of three-inch […]

Invasion of the Killer Whales

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A shift of power is taking place at the top of the world. The Arctic is undergoing a dramatic change, and with this change one iconic Arctic hunter may soon have to give way to another as solid ice turns to open sea. The polar bear, once king of the North, needs ice to stalk […]

Invasion of the Killer Whales

Polar Bears Try to Catch Salmon

Polar bears need the ice to hunt and as it vanishes they can no longer reach their traditional prey. With each Arctic summer providing more water and less ice, some polar bears are forced to try their luck with seaweed, birds, and Arctic char, a type of salmon, as they migrate upstream to spawn. Their […]

Silence of the Bees

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In the winter of 2006, a strange phenomenon fell upon honeybee hives across the country. Without a trace, millions of bees vanished from their hives, leaving billions of dollars of crops at risk, threatening our food supply. The epidemic set researchers scrambling to discover why honeybees were dying in record numbers – and to stop […]

Invasion of the Killer Whales

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A shift of power is taking place at the top of the world. The Arctic is undergoing a dramatic change, and with this change one iconic Arctic hunter may soon have to give way to another as solid ice turns to open sea. The polar bear, once king of the North, needs ice to stalk […]