Episodes

S19 Ep7
Triumph of Life
Triumph of Life
Despite overwhelming obstacles, life on Earth has evolved from the most humble of beginnings to a level of diversity that challenges human comprehension. The fittest have indeed survived -- even in places where no living creatures could be thought to exist. NATURE's six-part series presents the remarkable story of evolution and its survivors.
Premiered January 14, 2001
S18 Ep13
Springs Eternal: Florida's Fountain of Youth
Springs Eternal: Florida's Fountain of Youth
According to legend, Spanish explorers believed that a fountain of eternal youth existed somewhere in the place we know today as Florida. In a poetic way, they were right. Beneath Florida lies the world's largest known system of springs. These springs shelter strange life forms and dot the land above it with outlets of water that once was as pure as any found on this planet.
Premiered May 14, 2000
S18 Ep12
The Body Changers
The Body Changers
The program explores a broad range of creatures with astonishing abilities, from the redwing blackbird, whose brain dramatically changes shape to accommodate the chants and songs of mating rituals, to a fungus that transforms itself into something resembling a stalk that plays a vital role in the proliferation of roundworms.
Premiered May 7, 2000