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As one of the most watched documentary film series on public television, Nature delivers the best in original natural history films to audiences nationwide. Nature is celebrating its 35th Season in Fall 2016. Over the years, Nature has brought the beauty and wonder of the natural world into American homes,…
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The ostrich, the emu, and the rhea-together with the kiwi and the cassowary-are the court jesters of the avian world, because they can't do the one thing that birds are famous for doing. They can't fly. But exactly how, and why did these birds abandon flight? It's been one of…
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Part of the Series: Nature - Pets
The second of a two-part series, Secretive Creatures looks into how our pets experience their world through hidden channels of communication revealed with ultra slow-motion, photography that makes smells visible, X-rays that reveal hidden powers, and ultraviolet light that brings out the best in birds.
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Part of the Series: Sex in the Wild
Joy and Mark travel to Africa to explore the unique reproduction challenges of the largest animal on land -- the elephant. Find out how females select the strongest mates, why elephants have the longest pregnancy in the animal kingdom and how they safely deliver a 220-pound baby; witness the remarkable…
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Games with a favourite toy - shaking it from side to side; the speed with which he devours his food; the way he circles round before curling up on the kitchen fl oor; the eager licking of his owner's face... All these actions are, in fact, instinctive and were once…
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Long-standing theories about how animals think are being overturned. Instead of simplistic attempts to rank animals through IQ, zoologists are exploring the animal mind on a much broader scale. Their approach is revealing the truth about how animals understand the world around them; uncovering their problem-solving abilities, their emotional understanding…
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Sir David Attenborough reveals the most intriguing animals he's met during his incomparable career. Each episode features two species connected by a distinctive evolutionary quirk.
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Part of the Series: Sex in the Wild
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Kangaroos
Part of the Series: Sex in the Wild
In Australia, Joy and Mark uncover the reproductive secrets of some of the strangest mammals on Earth -- the pouch-wearing marsupials. Thanks to their bizarre way of reproducing, kangaroos thrive in one of the most unpredictable, drought-prone environments on Earth -- the Australian Outback. In Queensland's eucalyptus forests, he sees…