During two months of blizzards and frigid temperatures dipping to -80 degrees, each male Emperor penguin who breeds in Antarctica must nurture and protect a single egg that harbors his offspring. But once the eggs hatch by midwinter, these dads are ready to move on to their next stage of parenting. Snow Chick imagines the […]
The Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) is a species of penguin common along the entire Antarctic coast. During the breeding season, they congregate in large colonies, some over a quarter of a million pairs. Much to the annoyance of the larger Emperor penguin, their breeding grounds overlap.
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. Take a 360 degree virtual tour of this dino giant with legendary naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough. Desktop users can click and drag on the […]
After marching up to 125 miles across the sea ice, female Emperor penguins must locate their chick among the thousands of others in the colony. Unfortunately, the chicks and their dads all look exactly the same. To find her male partner and their chick she issues a unique call which her male partner can identify.
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. Paleontologists have discovered a giant femur – the largest dinosaur bone that has ever been unearthed. Another 200 bones from the same species have also been […]
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.