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Wrangling the Ocellated Wrasse

Animal Homes: Cities

Wrangling the Ocellated Wrasse

NATURE host Chris Morgan searches for a fish called the ocellated wrasse (Symphodus ocellatus) off the coast of Corsica. The male of the species builds, maintains and guards a nest made of seaweed, in which females lay their eggs. Chris was filming the wrasse for the upcoming NATURE mini-series Animal ...

Attacked by Leafcutter Ant!

Animal Homes: Cities

Attacked by Leafcutter Ant!

NATURE host Chris Morgan lets a leafcutter ant dig into his thumb in order to demonstrate its powerful jaws. Chris was visiting the jungles of Costa Rica to film a segment for the NATURE mini-series "Animal Homes", which premieres April 8, 2015 at 8/7c on PBS. Where will he turn ...

Watching Beavers Repair a Dam in Grand Teton National Park

Animal Homes: Cities

Watching Beavers Repair a Dam in Grand Teton National Park

NATURE host Chris Morgan watches a beaver repairing its dam in Grand Teton National Park. Chris was there to film a segment for the NATURE mini-series Animal Homes, which premieres April 8 at 8/7c on PBS. Where will Chris turn up next?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dw7lgf7jXa0

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Driving on the Beach in Sumatra
Driving on the Beach in Sumatra

South of the town of Tapaktuan in Sumatra, NATURE host Chris Morgan takes a beach detour with his friend Arjun. He's been traveling for five consecutive days to reach a field camp that will serve as a base of operations while filming wild orangutans. The interactive map below shows other ...

Guided Tour of Orangutan Basecamp (Part 2)
Guided Tour of Orangutan Basecamp (Part 2)

In part two of his guided tour of the campsite at Gunung Leuser National Park, NATURE host Chris Morgan shows us the very modest facilities (to say the least) that he and the rest of the crew use for bathing. The interactive map below shows other locations that Chris has ...

Drinking Coconut Milk Before a Long Jungle Boat Ride
Drinking Coconut Milk Before a Long Jungle Boat Ride

While getting ready to travel upriver to the orangutan reserve in Sumatra, NATURE host Chris Morgan and his guides enjoy some fresh coconut milk. The interactive map below shows other locations that Chris has visited. Where will he turn up next?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZSi27Q59R4

Hanging Out with Orphaned Orangutans

The Last Orangutan Eden

Hanging Out with Orphaned Orangutans

NATURE host Chris Morgan meets two orphaned orangutans who are learning to be wild again as part of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme. Where will he turn up next?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1xEHw4urd8

What Do Orangutans Eat?
What Do Orangutans Eat?

NATURE host Chris Morgan joins scientist Caroline Schuppli way up in the canopy to take a look at neesia fruit, a staple of the orangutan diet. The interactive map below shows other locations that Chris has visited. Where will he turn up next?

http://youtu.be/q7a0y07fM50