Florida’s Everglades National Park has become a dumping ground for a variety of non-native species, including what may be tens of thousands of Burmese pythons. Follow scientists and snake hunters as they study the problem and try to find solutions to the growing crisis.
In the frigid valleys of Japan’s Shiga Highlands, a troop of snow monkeys make their way and raise their families in a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows their place.
Joe Hutto’s idea of research is anything but normal, dedicating seven years of his life to becoming a wild mule deer. The herd would ordinarily run from any human but, incredibly, these keenly intelligent animals come to regard this stranger as one of their own.
Left disabled without fins, flippers, beaks, or tails because of disease, accidents, or even human cruelty, some unfortunate creatures need our help. Amazing prosthetics made possible by the latest engineering and technology are able to provide just what they need, and the resulting innovations are benefiting humans and animals alike.
For a year, wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson lives on the River Shannon on a quest to film the natural history of the Ireland's greatest geographical landmark and longest river as it has never been seen or heard or experienced before.
The relentless little honey badger is one of the most fearless animals in the world, renowned for its ability to confront grown lions, castrate charging buffalo, and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions, and snakes. Three badger specialists in South Africa investigate these masters of mayhem.
The crested black macaque is an unusual-looking monkey endemic to rainforests of Indonesia. These striking black primates first caught the attention of wildlife cameraman and biologist Colin Stafford-Johnson 25 years ago. But since then, their numbers have dropped by almost 90 percent, so the filmmaker returns to the island to discover why and how he could help.
The coywolf is a remarkable new hybrid carnivore that first appeared within the last 90 years - in evolutionary terms, a blip in time. Tag along as scientists study this new top predator, tracking it from the wilderness of Ontario’s Algonquin Park all the way to the streets of New York City.
From the wilds of Costa Rica to suburban America, a lovable, quirky cast of parrots will reveal their unforgettable tales and the bittersweet world they share with humans.
Animals dance, sing, flirt, and compete with everything they’ve got to find and secure a mate. For many, the all-important bonds they share as a couple are what enable the next generation to survive. But can we call these bonds love? Find out in this delightful, provocative look at the love life of animals.