Eels once roamed the planet alongside the dinosaurs, but today the risk of over-fishing and the presence of dams and other obstacles pose new threats.
When we think about plants, we don’t often associate a term like “behavior” with them, but experimental plant ecologist JC Cahill wants to change that.
On the northern edge of the continent’s central plains, in a place named Wood Buffalo National Park, buffalo and wolves engage in epic life and death dramas. By following one pack of wolves, wildlife filmmaker Jeff Turner captures how these two animal species live together in what seems like a forgotten corner of the world.
For over half a century, Attenborough has been at the forefront of natural history filmmaking, witnessing an unparalleled period of change in our planet’s history. His first-hand accounts offer a unique perspective on the natural world. To mark his 60th anniversary on television, Nature presents a three-part retrospective of his life and work.
Ducks are familiar animals we think we know. But most of us don’t really know these phenomenal, sophisticated creatures at all. This program follows a wood duck family as a male and female create a bond, migrate together, nurture and protect a brood of chicks, then head to their wintering grounds.
Despite the odds, there are countless stories of the most unlikely cross-species relationships imaginable: a goat guiding a blind horse; a doe who regularly visits her Great Dane surrogate mother; a juvenile gibbon choosing to live with a family of capuchins, and so on. Now, NATURE investigates why animals form these special bonds.