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Wrangling the Ocellated Wrasse

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 ...

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Attacked by Leafcutter Ant!

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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?

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