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Horses in North America: A Comeback Story

Ancient horses roamed the North American continent for millions of years. And many, many years later, horses played an integral role in building the foundation of the United States. However, there was a period in time when horses vanished from the continent, and the reason ...

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Black in Marine Science

This piece comes to us from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). To honor Black History Month, WCS and Nature are sharing five stories of nature and conservation. In 2017, I became one of the first Black Wild Animal Keepers at the New York Aquarium. I ...

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Good NATURE: American Horses

After each NATURE premiere, we gather online videos we love into a playlist and round up resources for parents and teachers. 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 ...

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A Career of Commitment to People and Nature

This piece comes to us from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). To honor Black History Month, WCS and Nature are sharing five stories of nature and conservation. Most people in the conservation world can recall a childhood memory or experience that cemented their love for ...

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Olympians and Plastic Squid

As the world’s elite athletes descend on Beijing for this winter’s Olympic and Paralympic Games, many of them are doing so literally. Mountain training centers from the Rockies to the Alps to the Pyrenees offer competitors far more than snowy slopes. Even summer Olympians train ...

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A Wild Ride in the Zoo and Aquarium Field

This piece comes to us from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). To honor Black History Month, WCS and Nature are sharing five stories of nature and conservation. Black History Month is a time for me to reflect on my career and think of ways to ...

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Elephant Seal Fact Sheet

  Elephant seals: large, aquatic earless seals. Kingdom: | Animalia Phylum: | Chordata Class: | Mammalia Order: | Carnivora Clade: | Pinnipedia Family: | Phocidae Genus: | Mirounga There are two species of elephant seals: northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) and southern and southern elephant ...

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