Geologists, ecologists, researchers and adventurers investigate how the changing climate is affecting one of America’s greatest wildernesses.
A look at some of the planet’s great gatherings, creatures that come together in inconceivable numbers – sometimes in millions, billions, and even trillions.
Once valued for their fur or hunted as pests, these industrious rodents are seen in a new light through the eyes of this novel assembly of beaver enthusiasts and “employers” who reveal the ways in which the presence of beavers can transform and revive landscapes.
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.