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What’s Coming Up Next on NATURE (Sneak Preview)
What’s Coming Up Next on NATURE (Sneak Preview)

Catch a sneak peek of three upcoming NATURE episodes, “Soul of the Elephant” (Wed, Oct 14 at 8/7c), “Pets: Wild at Heart” (Wed, Oct 21 & 28 at 8/7c), and “Natural Born Hustlers” (premieres in 2016).

Did You Watch ‘Big Birds Can’t Fly’? Tell Us What You Think!

Big Birds Can't Fly

Did You Watch ‘Big Birds Can’t Fly’? Tell Us What You Think!

"Big Birds Can't Fly" features stunning photography of some of the world's strangest birds--ratites. Not only have they lost the ability to fly, but based on new scientific evidence, it appears that flightlessness evolved independently amongst the various species.

What did you find most surprising about the 'ratites', the group of ...

NATURE Honored with 4 Emmy Awards

Snow Monkeys

NATURE Honored with 4 Emmy Awards

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. Their leader is still new to the job and something of a solitary grouch. But one little monkey, innocently unaware of his own lowly social rank, reaches out to this lonely leader.

Did You Watch Nature’s Miracle Orphans? Tell Us What You Think!

Nature's Miracle Orphans | Episode 1 | Second Chances

Did You Watch Nature’s Miracle Orphans? Tell Us What You Think!

Growing up in the wild is hard enough on young animals when they have parents to rely on for protection and guidance, but what happens when they lose their parents? How do they survive? Over the past few years, great strides have been made in understanding how to rescue and rehabilitate orphaned wildlife.

African ‘Golden Jackal’ Is Actually a Wolf
African ‘Golden Jackal’ Is Actually a Wolf

New DNA evidence suggests that the golden jackal (Canis aureus) is actually comprised of two different species. According to National Geographic:
The golden jackal, which lives in East Africa and Eurasia, is actually two distantly related species—and one of them is a new species of wolf, a new study says.

Dubbed the ...

Rhino Horns Outfitted with Tiny Cameras Could Thwart Poachers
Rhino Horns Outfitted with Tiny Cameras Could Thwart Poachers

A British company has developed a round-the-clock electronic monitoring system that could stop poachers from killing rhinos for their valuable horns. According to CNET News, the system, nicknamed RAPID (Real-time Anti Poaching Intelligence Device):
...combines a satellite GPS collar, heart-rate monitors embedded under the skin of the rhinos and a small ...

CBS Sunday Morning Features ‘Mystery Monkeys’ Cameraman Jacky Poon
CBS Sunday Morning Features ‘Mystery Monkeys’ Cameraman Jacky Poon

CBS Sunday Morning recently aired a story about the black snub-nosed monkey featuring interviews with Jacky Poon, cameraman for the Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La and Xi Zhinong, the first person to ever photograph the elusive primate:

In 1993 an intrepid Chinese photographer took the first-ever photographs of a rare and exotic ...