One of the most overlooked ecosystems on the continent consists of a massive sea of sagebrush that stretches across 11 states in the American West. This spartan yet spectacular landscape supports more than 170 species of hardscrabble birds and mammals, including deer, eagles, hawks, prairie dogs, cranes, songbirds, badgers and rabbits. And among those that have adapted to survive here are birds found no place else – Greater Sage-Grouse. These grouse lead remarkable lives mostly hidden in the sage. But once each year, males emerge for days on end to strut and display as prospective mates for extraordinarily discriminating females, ...
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.
From the moment he is born, a red deer calf faces a life-long struggle to survive in his new home — the mountain wilderness of the Austrian Alps. NATURE reveals a breathtaking view into the world of a red deer calf as he struggles to survive in Prince of the Alps.
Marine biologist and award-winning filmmaker Rick Rosenthal set out to capture on film the biggest, fastest, most dangerous gamefish in the sea -- the ancient creatures known as billfish.
Researchers and conservationists recount the story of Titus, the king of Rwanda's mountain gorillas.
In the mating game, it is not always "do or die," but the penalties can be severe, and there is no single tried and true approach when it comes to the fascinating strategy of attracting a mate. Charles Darwin called it "sexual selection." NATURE is calling it What Females Want and Males Will Do for love -- a two-part miniseries about sexual selection.