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 Episode 3 – Science and Secrets

Super Cats: Episode 3 | Science and Secrets

Episode 3 – Science and Secrets

Scientists are studying cats in greater detail than ever before. New approaches and technologies help uncover some of the cats’ most intimate secrets, including the cheetah’s remarkable gymnastic abilities and why lions are able to hunt so cooperatively.

Iberian Lynx: Return of the ‘Spanish Tiger’

Super Cats: Episode 1 | Extreme Lives

Iberian Lynx: Return of the ‘Spanish Tiger’

There are few conservation stories as inspiring as that of the reintroduction of the magnificent Iberian lynx. Once considered the most endangered cat in the world, the only thing that could save it was the collaboration of hundreds of passionate people, all with the same dream - to save this “Jewel of the Mediterranean.”

 The Truth About Tiger Conservation

Super Cats: Episode 3 | Science and Secrets

The Truth About Tiger Conservation

Despite their visibility in popular culture, tigers are one of the most threatened big cats in the world. With their populations shrinking in the wild, they could go extinct if we become too complacent. 

Why scientists use radio collars to study cats

Super Cats: Episode 1 | Extreme Lives

Why scientists use radio collars to study cats

Many of you have asked why some of the stars of the Super Cats miniseries can be seen wearing radio collars, including the black-footed cat called Gyra featured in episode two. We asked Dr. Alexander Sliwa, leader of the Black-footed Cat Working Group and scientific consultant on the Super Cats series, why radio collars are a necessary tool for scientists to study wild cats.

 Episode 2 – Cats in Every Corner

Super Cats: Episode 2 | Cats in Every Corner

Episode 2 – Cats in Every Corner

Discover how cats have conquered the world, thriving in almost every landscape on Earth, from the wetlands of Asia to Africa's oldest desert, to the shores of California and the tropical beaches of Costa Rica.

Filming Super Cats – Quotes from the Crew

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Filming Super Cats – Quotes from the Crew

Super Cats: A NATURE Miniseries features a footage of several cats that have never been caught on film before. The crew shares some of the insights from the shoot and some moments they will never forget!

 Meet the Deadliest Cat on the Planet

Super Cats: Episode 2 | Cats in Every Corner

Meet the Deadliest Cat on the Planet

Black-footed cats are Africa’s smallest cat and the deadliest of the entire cat family - with a 60 percent hunting success rate. New technology finally allows us to follow this tiny predator on her nocturnal pursuits.