Are the obstacles that our fast-paced urban world throws at raccoons actually pushing the development of their brains? Closely follow a family of urban raccoons as they navigate the complex world of a big city.
Harpy eagles are the most powerful birds of prey in the world. Standing three feet tall, with a six-foot wingspan and razor-sharp talons the size of bear claws, these birds are the heavyweight hunters of the South American rainforest. Enter the secret world of the harpy.
What happens to nature after a nuclear accident? The historic nuclear accident at Chernobyl is now 25 years old. Filmmakers and scientists set out to document the lives of the packs of wolves and other wildlife thriving in the "dead zone" that still surrounds the remains of the reactor.
At the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Zambezi River reaches the edge of one world and plummets 350 feet into another. The rainy season lasts from late November to early April, and when the river floods, up to 300,000 gallons of water cascade over the edge every second, creating towering clouds of spray and mist above the Batoka Gorge that can be seen for miles.
Chris Morgan travels to the far north of Alaska to observe polar bears in early November. In spring, Morgan travels to the North Slope of the Brooks Range, where grizzlies await the roaming caribou. 7/25/2012