Geologists, ecologists, researchers and adventurers investigate how the changing climate is affecting one of America’s greatest wildernesses.
As a young boy, renowned reptile expert and conservationist Romulus Whitaker dreamed of finding dragons. Years later, the successful herpetologist decided to set out to discover the real-life origins of these mythical monsters.
In 1893, a bounty hunter named Ernest Thompson Seton journeyed to the untamed canyons of New Mexico on a mission to kill a dangerous outlaw. Feared by ranchers throughout the region, the outlaw wasn’t a pistol-packing cowboy or train-robbing bandit. The outlaw was a wolf.
It soars the skies with an effortless elegance. It can catch falling prey mid-flight and even dive-bomb into rivers to snag wriggling salmon. There is no question about it: the American bald eagle is a highly specialized predator, and its incredible physiology, built for life near the water, is literally millions of years in the making.
Just how smart are monkeys? Their innate curiosity leads them to try new things, but it’s their culture -- the passing of information from one generation to the next -- that teaches them much of what they know.
White Falcon, White Wolf follows two families, a breeding pair of gyrfalcons and a pack of Arctic wolves. As nine months of snow and ice melt away, flowers bloom, young are born, and the struggle begins.