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Good NATURE: Australian Bushfire Rescue
Good NATURE: Australian Bushfire Rescue

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Koala Fact Sheet
Koala Fact Sheet

Koala: the koala is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Diprotodontia
Family: | Phascolarctidae
Genus: | Phascolarctos
Species: | cinereus

There are two subspecies of koalas: adustus, the northern or Queensland koala, and victor, the southern koala.

Size and Weight:

On average, koalas are 2 ...

Australia’s Wildfires: A NATURE Special Report
Australia’s Wildfires: A NATURE Special Report

On October 28th, 2020, NATURE premiered an hourlong broadcast special about Australia's worst wildfires. Learn about Australian Bushfire Rescue HERE. 

Australia is currently experiencing an unprecedented fire season, exacerbated by the warming climate, resulting in unfathomable loss of life and destruction of its wildlife and ecosystems. While firefighters and rescue workers ...

 Salmon’s Journey

Salmon: Running the Gauntlet

Salmon’s Journey

An overview of salmon's journey after being released from the hatcheries into the wild.

  A Koala Roams the Suburbs

Cracking the Koala Code

A Koala Roams the Suburbs

A male koala roams the Australian suburbs in search of a mate to produce offspring. Watch a scene from Cracking the Koala Code which premieres May 16, 2012 at 8/7c (check local listings).

  Preparing for a Eucalyptus Diet

Cracking the Koala Code

Preparing for a Eucalyptus Diet

A baby koala consumes his mother's pap, a secretion that will give the joey the bacteria needed to digest eucalyptus leaves. Watch a scene from Cracking the Koala Code which premieres May 16, 2012 at 8/7c.

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Echo: An Elephant to Remember

About

Echo died of natural causes at the age of 65 in May of 2009.

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Jungle Eagle

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Harpy eagles are the most powerful birds of prey in the world. Standing three feet tall, with a six-foot wingspan and razor-sharp talons the size of bear claws, these birds are the heavyweight hunters of the South American rainforest. Enter the secret world of the harpy.