The Loneliest Animals
Video Segments

These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. The video segments can be adapted for any grade level – suggested focus questions are provided. Stream the video segments from the playlist below, or scroll to the bottom of the page to find downloadable QuickTime versions of the videos. These videos are also used in the lesson plan The Loneliest Animals (grades 5-8).

Excerpts from the NATURE episode, “The Loneliest Animals”

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Downloadable QuickTime versions of the video segments:
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Clip 1: Yangtze Giant Soft-Shell Turtle

Clip 2: Sumatran Rhinoceros

Clip 3: Lemurs

Clip 4: Black-Footed Ferret

Clip 5: Imperiled Lives

  • NATURE Online

    Thanks for bringing this to our attention. Should be fixed now.

  • Marta Bravo-Luna

    I’m already suscribed to PLOS which I consider an exxelent journal in all the disciplines you publish. Now is the first time I’m entering to this magnificent site of videos and I have only browsed the one about animals conservation, y could imagine the others are of the same quality. There is only one problem. The full videos I’m not allowed to watch them due to certain restrictions in my country (Argentine) could you please informed me what could be those restrictions. Thank you very much in advance and thamk for all this material you freely offer.

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