PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has garnered numerous prizes, including the Sierra Club Award; and both an Emmy and a Peabody in 1987 for `A Season in the Sun,' a memorable portrait of East Africa by Alan and Joan Root. Its first show was the lyrical `Flight of the Condor.'
Forest of the Lynx
A look at the remote forests of the Kalkalpen National Park in Austria, which is the largest area of wilderness in the Alps, reveals that the forest's cycle of growth and decay rules the landscape-as does, after a 150-year absence, the lynx. Also featured: pygmy owls; woodpeckers; and colorful insects. (60 minutes)
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Dolphins: Spy in the Pod
Part 1 of 2. Spy creatures, including a spy dolphin, spy nautilus and spy turtle, capture the dolphin's "superpod" behavior, including strange gatherings and gang rivalries. (60 minutes)
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Available Online Episodes
- Parrots in the Land of Oz - NATURE tracks down the cockiest characters in the land down under.
- Rhinoceros - Meet the worlds five species of rhino, all struggling for survival.
- S19 Ep1: Cloud: Wild Stallion of the Rockies - NATURE follows an extraordinary stallion, whose life has been recorded since his birth.
- S24 Ep11: Dogs That Changed the World: Rise of the Dog - This film explores how the domestication of dogs might have taken place.
- S24 Ep12: Dogs That Changed the World: Dogs By Design - The explosion of dog types into the roughly 400 breeds and dogs' role in medical care.
- S24 Ep6: Supersize Crocs - Gigantic crocodiles are very, very rare, but still out there in the wild.
- S25 Ep11: The Gorilla King - Among the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Titus reigns as king.
- S25 Ep4: The Beauty of Ugly - In the natural world, beauty can be many things -- including what we find repulsive.
- S26 Ep10: Frogs: The Thin Green Line - It is the greatest mass extinction since the dinosaurs.
- S26 Ep8: Why We Love Cats and Dogs - Relationships with cats and dogs are some of the longest and most intimate of our lives.
- S26 Ep9: Kilauea: Mountain of Fire - Kilauea, on Hawaii's Big Island, is the world's most active volcano.
- S27 Ep1: Cloud: Challenge of the Stallions - The returning saga of Cloud, the wild stallion.
- S27 Ep3: Black Mamba - The black mamba is one of Africa's most dangerous and feared snakes.
- S27 Ep6: Clash: Encounters of Bears and Wolves - In Yellowstone National Park, two predators reign supreme: the grizzly bear and the wolf.
- S27 Ep7: Wild Balkans - In the Balkan Peninsula, ancient forests and vast wetlands harbor pristine wilderness.
- S27 Ep8: Invasion of the Giant Pythons - Florida's Everglades National Park is home to a growing number of Burmese pythons.
- S28 Ep12: Salmon: Running the Gauntlet - Runs of salmon are now conceived in laboratories, raised in tanks, and farmed in pens.
- S29 Ep1: Radioactive Wolves - What happens to nature after a nuclear accident?
- S31 Ep6: Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem - Nature follows one of the most fearless animals in the world: the honey badger.
- S31 Ep9: Touching the Wild - A biologist crosses the species divide and becomes part of a wild mule deer family.
- S32 Ep11: Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La - Follow a family of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys living in the highest forests in the world.
- S32 Ep13: The Sagebrush Sea - The Greater Sage-Grouse and other wildlife struggle to survive in a rugged landscape.
- S32 Ep2: A Sloth Named Velcro - A tiny orphaned sloth changes the course of a woman's life.
- S32 Ep7: Owl Power - Explore the superpower-like abilities of these mysterious nighttime hunters
- S33 Ep17: Soul of the Elephant - An intimate look at one of the worlds most intelligent and sensitive animals.
- S35 Ep3: Viva Puerto Rico - Conservationists try to restore the island's most endangered species.
- S35 Ep6: Hotel Armadillo - The giant armadillo digs one of the hottest plots of real estate in the tropical Pantanal.
- Yosemite - As climate changes and temperatures rise, Yosemite Valley is a wilderness at risk.
Episodes available on passport:
- Snow Monkeys - Follow a troop of snow monkeys in Japan to see how they prepare to face the world.
- Animal Reunions - What happens when people are reunited with wild animals they forged bonds with long ago?
- Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo - How wolves and buffalo live together in what seems like a forgotten corner of the world.
- Giraffes: Africa's Gentle Giants - An international team of wildlife experts relocate world’s rarest giraffes.
- India's Wandering Lions - Explore the extraordinary story of Asia’s last lions.
- Invasion of the Killer Whales - A shift in power is taking place at the top of the world.
- Leave it to Beavers - Nature’s greatest hydro-engineers transform landscapes
- Legendary White Stallions - The striking white Lipizzaner stallions have been thrilling audiences for centuries.
- Love in the Animal Kingdom - Animals dance, sing, flirt, and compete to find and secure a mate.
- Meet the Coywolf - The mysterious coywolf is a mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf.
- Moose: Life of a Twig Eater - And intrepid cameraman spends a year documenting the life of a moose calf and its mother.
- My Bionic Pet - Meet inspiring disabled animals and individuals who help them persevere and thrive.
- My Life as a Turkey - One man's remarkable experience of raising a group of wild turkey hatchlings to adulthood.
- S28 Ep1: Echo: An Elephant to Remember - A look back at this remarkable animal.
- S28 Ep3: Braving Iraq - Azzam Alwash is making an effort to return life to the paradise he remembers.
- S28 Ep6: Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story - The true story that inspired "Born Free".
- S28 Ep7: Birds of the Gods - The strange and spectacular birds of paradise.
- S29 Ep13: Cracking the Koala Code - Learn whats necessary to support a population of koalas by cracking the koala code.
- S29 Ep3: Jungle Eagle - NATURE enters the secret world of the harpy eagle.
- S30 Ep1: Siberian Tiger Quest - Ecologist Chris Morgan embarks on a challenge to find and film a wild Siberian tiger.
- S30 Ep3: Animal Odd Couples - Love apparently knows no boundaries in the animal kingdom.
- S31 Ep3: Parrot Confidential - Parrots and the bittersweet world they share with humans.
- S32 Ep10: Animal Homes: Cities - Animals congregate in huge colonies partly out of necessity and partly for the security.
- S32 Ep8: Animal Homes: The Nest - The first in a three-part series about how animals build their remarkable homes.
- S32 Ep9: Animal Homes: Location, Location, Location - Finding a good base of operations is key to successfully raising a family.
- Spy in the Wild | Episode 1 | Love - Spy Creatures explore the rarely seen emotions of animals.
- Spy in the Wild | Episode 2 | Intelligence - Spy Creatures infiltrate the world of animal intelligence, ingenuity, and creativity.
- Spy in the Wild | Episode 3 | Friendship - Spy Creatures and their new wild friends rely on each other to look out for predators.
- Spy in the Wild | Episode 4 | Bad Behavior - Spy Creatures infiltrate the underground world of animal mischief, crime, and retribution.
- Spy in the Wild | Episode 5 | Meet the Spies - Learn how the cast of animatronic Spy Creatures were created.
- Super Hummingbirds - New technology gives us an intimate look at these magical little birds.
- The Last Orangutan Eden - Ecologist Chris Morgan visits endangered orangutans in Northern Sumatra.
- The Mystery of Eels - The mysterious eel is found all over the globe, in fresh and salt water ecosystems alike.
- The Private Life of Deer - Learning about one of our closest neighbors: the white-tailed deer.
- The Story of Cats | Asia to Africa - Discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia and later came to conquer Africa.
- The Story of Cats | Into the Americas - Discover how cats first crossed from Asia into North America and became the top predators.
- Wolverine: Chasing the Phantom - A complex image of the wolverine is just beginning to emerge.
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