In the wake of our recent program Super Cats: A NATURE Miniseries, we wanted to address concerns about the exotic pet trade. Dr. Niki Rust, Technical Advisor in Wildlife for WWF-UK, gives us her views on the issues.
Any NATURE filmmaker can attest to the patience and skill required for getting just a single good shot. Pet photographer Danielle Spires gives her pro tips and tricks for snapping shots of pets.
Beneath a skunk's coat of black and white lies a much more colorful creature than we imagine. Skunks seem to know their power as they navigate the margins of our world. As a few brave experts take a deeper look at this familiar but little-known animal, they are painting a surprising portrait of this intrepid member of the night shift.
Americans own 73 million dogs and 90 million cats. They become best friends, soul mates, family members -- even surrogate children. Relationships with cats and dogs are some of the longest and most intimate of our lives. Why are we so attached? Animal behavior experts, evolutionary biologists, veterinarians, and pet owners share insights and observations about these animals and their impact on us.
There are little pink pigs, ferocious hairy tuskers, and all manner of pigs in-between. There are pigs in steamy rainforests, dry savannas, and snowy woodlands. From humble beginnings in the jungles of Asia, pigs have become one of the most successful mammals on earth. Our film travels the globe to celebrate their fascinating lives.