Super Hummingbirds airs Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). Hummingbirds are amazing creatures to behold. They are the tiniest of birds, yet possess natural born super powers that enable them to fly backwards, upside-down, and float in mid-air. Their wings beat faster than the eye can see and […]
“Bruce” (known in our study as the omega spider monkey) was indeed a weak individual; however he had been with the group for several years before release, and played a role in the structure of the troop. In a traditional spider monkey society, the hierarchical spot of lowest ranking male (known as the omega) is […]
Deep in the Guatemalan jungle, there’s an organization whose staff works around the clock to try to save and care for injured, orphaned and endangered animals brought to its facility from all over the country. This rescue center, known as ARCAS, is at full capacity with over seven hundred boarders of all shapes and sizes, […]
Scarlet macaws raised in a wildlife rescue center are released from the top of a hill over-looking the Guatemalan jungle. The hope is that they’ll find food straightaway, and join up with members of the wild population.
It won’t come as any surprise that survival is the number one goal in the animal kingdom. But to ensure success on a continual basis, many creatures have opted to form alliances rather than go it alone. There are all kinds of partnerships to fulfill different needs, but as this film explains, these relationships are […]
At the ARCAS wildlife rescue center in Guatemala, an orphaned spider monkey is settling in well. She’s just starting to feed from a bottle and has been given a teddy bear to hug as a sort of surrogate mother.
Many creatures have opted to form alliances rather than go it alone. These animated infocards reveal some of nature’s more unusual collaborations. Please help us spread the word by sharing them to your social media accounts. Designers: Karen Brazell & Kyle Sweet Producer: Eric R. Olson