Growing up in the wild is hard enough on young animals when they have parents to rely on for protection and guidance, but what happens when they lose their parents? How do they survive? Over the past few years, great strides have been made in understanding how to rescue and rehabilitate orphaned wildlife. But as […]
“Pets: Wild At Heart” (two-part miniseries) premieres Wednesdays, October 21 & 28, 8 p.m. on PBS From the award-winning team that brought us EARTHflight and Penguins: Spy in the Huddle comes a revolutionary look at our pets. Our pets may seem familiar but they exist alongside us in a secret world of wild behavior and […]
Big Birds Can’t Fly airs Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). When most people think of birds, what common attributes typically come to mind? Many will cite a bird’s ability to fly, sing and use its feathered wings to take flight. So it may seem a bit strange […]
Among their many talents, hamsters have a secret trick for storing food on the run.
Premieres Wednesdays, September 23 and 30, 2015 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). “Nature’s Miracle Orphans” features a cast of charismatic baby koalas, kangaroos, sloths and flying foxes. Enjoy this series of animated GIFs showing off their most adorable moments.
Sam Trull, director of The Sloth Institute Costa Rica, has her hands full caring for six baby orphan sloths in her small apartment. Trull’s chief concern is Newbie, a three-toed female sloth who has been battling pneumonia since her rescue, a condition Trull thinks may have been triggered by the stress of losing her mother.
Episode 2 premieres Wednesday, Sept 30 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). Growing up in the wild is hard enough on young animals when they have parents to rely on for protection and guidance, but what happens when they lose their parents? How do they survive? Over the past few years, great […]
Stella Reid, a retired flight attendant, cares for many kangaroos and wallabies at her compound in Southern Australia. But the youngest, a baby wallaby named Neil, needs special attention.