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All Posts Tagged With: "Arctic"

An Original DUCKumentary: Video: Warm Ducks in the Cold Arctic

How do Common Goldeneyes stay a toasty 105 degrees even in the icy Arctic Ocean? "An Original DUCKumentary" premieres November 14 at 8/7c.

Nov 8th, 2012 | Comments

Magic of the Snowy Owl: Introduction

When the brief Arctic summer approaches, bringing light back to the tundra, snowy owls attempt to raise young in one of the harshest environments on the planet. Magic of the Snowy Owl premiered October, 24 at 8/7c (check local listings).

Oct 3rd, 2012 | Comments

The Dirt: This Week in Nature (6/2-6/8)

This week's dirt: Trees pop up in the Tundra, dinosaurs not quite as bulky as previously thought, report connects the sizing down of insects with bird evolution, melting arctic could mean colder winters for those in the Northern Hemisphere, and more.

Jun 8th, 2012 | Comments

Arctic Bears: Introduction

Intelligent, adaptable and fierce, the polar bear learned how to survive in a place that offers few comforts to any creature.

Nov 11th, 2011 | Comments

White Falcon, White Wolf: Musk Ox of the Arctic

Perfectly adapted to their Arctic habitat, musk ox have a winter coat that is eight times warmer than sheep’s wool. Still, musk ox face many dangers.

Jan 13th, 2011 | Comments

White Falcon, White Wolf: Surviving Winter on Ellesmere Island

To survive in harsh winter conditions, animals on Ellesmere must develop special adaptations to stay warm, conserve energy, and find food in a barren world.

Jan 13th, 2011 | Comments

White Falcon, White Wolf: Arctic Diary: Tracking Wolves: Introduction

Read the field diary of pro explorer Jim McNeill, written during the expedition on Ellesmere Island in preparation for the filming of NATURE's "White Falcon, White Wolf."

Jan 10th, 2011 | Comments

White Falcon, White Wolf: Introduction

On a remote Arctic island, a breeding pair of gyrfalcons and a pack of Arctic wolves struggle to raise their young as nine months of snow and ice melt away.

Dec 31st, 2010 | Comments
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