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Coming Soon to NATURE: Season of the Osprey

Premieres Wednesday, October 27 at 8 pm (check local listings) Birds of prey exist in myriad shapes and sizes. Scores of eagles, hundreds of hawks and countless kites and falcons have all adapted form and behavior to fit diverse habitats. But in all the world, ...

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Puffin Fact Sheet

Puffins: small seabirds that belong in the genus Fratercula. Kingdom: | Animalia Class: | Aves Order: | Charadriiformes Family: | Alcidae Genus: | Fratercula There are three species of puffins: the Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica), the tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata), and the horned puffin (Fratercula ...

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Bat Fact Sheet

  Bats: mammals of the order Chiroptera. Kingdom: | Animalia Class: | Mammalia Order: | Chiroptera Bats comprise the order Chiroptera, stemming from Greek origin meaning “hand-wing” to describe the mammal’s unique anatomical feature. The order is the second-largest order of mammals, following only rodents. ...

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Good NATURE: The Bat Man of Mexico

After each NATURE premiere, we gather online videos we love into a playlist. From our newest film to incredible footage from around the web, here were our favorites. And don’t forget, you can always subscribe to our newsletter so you don’t miss a thing! In Case ...

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Otter Fact Sheet

  Otters: Carnivorous mammals in the weasel family. Kingdom: | Animalia Class: | Mammalia Order: | Carnivora Family: | Mustelidae Subfamily: | Lutrinae There are 13 otter species, ranging from the small-clawed otter to the giant otter. They are all of which are semiaquatic, aquatic ...

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