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NATURE Nominated for 8 Emmy Awards
NATURE Nominated for 8 Emmy Awards

NATURE has been nominated for eight Emmy Awards in the following categories. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Outstanding Nature Programming
Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La
Soul of the Elephant
Animal Homes
Owl Power

Outstanding Promo Announcement
What’s Coming Up Next on NATURE

Outstanding Music and Sound
Last Orangutan Eden
Wild ...

Wildscreen Festival Nominates NATURE for Four Panda Awards
Wildscreen Festival Nominates NATURE for Four Panda Awards

Wildscreen Festival’s Panda Awards nominated three Nature productions for awards.

Moose: Life of a Twig Eater (aka Moose: A Year in the Life of a Twig Eater) was nominated for an “Editing Award.”
India’s Wandering Lions was nominated for a “Creative Innovation Award” and a “People and Nature Award.”
Raising ...

In Memory of Peter Thomas  (1924-2016)
In Memory of Peter Thomas (1924-2016)

Peter Thomas, a renowned television and radio voice-over artist, was one of the “Greatest Generation” broadcasting pioneers. He was also a treasured and long-time member of our family at NATURE as the ongoing voice of the series' underwriting credits from the early 80’s through 2015. So it was with great sadness that we learned of Peter’s passing on April 30, 2016, at the age of 91.

A ‘Deep Look’ at the Bombardier Beetle
A ‘Deep Look’ at the Bombardier Beetle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWwgLS5tK80
Our friends at member station KQED in San Franciso are back with a new installment of Deep Look, an ultra-high defintion video series that "explores big scientific mysteries by going incredibly small". In this latest episode, the bombardier beetle, which unleashes an explosive chemical reaction inside its body when attacked. ...

Which Dinosaur Was the Largest?

Raising the Dinosaur Giant

Which Dinosaur Was the Largest?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-i0dMOJWek

Which dinosaur was the biggest and heaviest? T-Rex, triceratops, the mighty brontosaurus? Actually, these famous dinos aren’t even in the same ballpark as the top heavyweight contenders, which may have weighed as much as 15 African elephants. Watch this original NATURE short to find out which dinosaurs are in the ...

Colorful ‘Painted Bird’ Visits Brooklyn’s Prospect Park
Colorful ‘Painted Bird’ Visits Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

Bird lovers in New York City's borough of Brooklyn are going nuts over a brightly-colored visitor from the South. A male painted bunting (Passerina ciris), a member of the cardinal family, was spotted in Brooklyn's Prospect Park several days ago and has been attracting throngs of bird watchers ever since.

According ...

Did You Watch “Pets: Wild at Heart”? Tell Us What You Think!

Pets: Wild at Heart | Episode 2 | Secretive Creatures

Did You Watch “Pets: Wild at Heart”? Tell Us What You Think!

From talkative budgies to marathon-running hamsters to wall-climbing cats and diving dogs, our pets continually amaze and inspire us. The two-part NATURE miniseries "Pets: Wild at Heart" explains how the innate talents and abilities of our animal friends have their origin in their wild ancestry.

Which animal story did you find ...

Did You Watch “Soul of the Elephant”? Tell Us What You Think!

Soul of the Elephant

Did You Watch “Soul of the Elephant”? Tell Us What You Think!

NATURE's "Soul of the Elephant" follows filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert as they travel down a river in a remote corner of Botswana and tell the story of two bull elephants that lived into their 70s. The Jouberts discovered the skulls of the old bulls with their tusks still intact, ...