Category: Nature

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Attack and Defend - Underwater Warriors

Attack and Defend – Underwater Warriors ep. 6

From powerful sharks to mysterious fish shoals, the underwater dynamic between predator and prey is a never-ending one. Join these amazing creatures as they employ both offensive and defensive evolutionary adaptations, such as sharp senses and swarm intelligence, in their bid for survival. Across the planet, every animal--predator or prey--has survival advantages honed by millions ...

Masters of Defense

Attack and Defend – Masters of Defense ep. 5

Staying alive is the first priority for all creatures--and with clever adaptations like poison and mimicry, some species defy the odds to outwit predators. From the hoverfly to the scarlet kingsnake, join us on a fascinating rundown of some uniquely successful survivors. Across the planet, every animal--predator or prey--has survival advantages honed by millions of ...

Cold-Blooded Killers

Attack and Defend – Cold-Blooded Killers ep. 4

From the stealthy tarantula to the prehistoric Komodo dragon to the deceptive mosquito--one of the more prolific modern predators--killers come in all shapes and sizes. Join us as we examine the deadly adaptations of these cold-blooded culprits. Across the planet, every animal--predator or prey--has survival advantages honed by millions of years of evolution. Watch some ...

Attack and Defend - Insect Eaters

Attack and Defend – Insect Eaters ep. 3

Some of the most skilled, efficient predators on the planet target an often-overlooked food source: insects. Get a closer look at the sophisticated hunting techniques of dragonflies, scorpions, Venus flytraps, and other cunning bug eaters. Across the planet, every animal--predator or prey--has survival advantages honed by millions of years of evolution. Watch some of nature's ...

Sky Hunters

Attack and Defend – Sky Hunters ep. 2

Aerial predators like owls, falcons, and eagles have keen senses that allow them to see and hear things that would normally go unnoticed by other species. Fly alongside these magnificent raptors at the Canadian Raptor Conservancy in Ontario as they showcase the full range of their hunting abilities.  Across the planet, every animal--predator or ...

Apex Predators (1)

Attack and Defend – Apex Predators ep. 1

Across the planet, every animal--predator or prey--has survival advantages honed by millions of years of evolution. Watch some of nature's most accomplished survivors as they put their talents to the test, with their very lives at stake.  Lions, hyenas, cheetahs, and the highly intelligent African painted dog all have different, but brutally efficient, hunting ...

Wild Rockies episode 5 - Group Survival

Wild Rockies episode 5 – Group Survival

Many prey like bison and elk benefit from social living because larger groups often mean more eyes looking out for danger. So why do some predators also favor this approach? Delve into the dynamics of group living in one of North America's most rugged environments: the Rocky Mountains.    Wild Rockies episode 5 - ...

Wild Rockies episode 4 - Balancing the Forest

Wild Rockies episode 4 – Balancing the Forest

Someone is setting fire to the forests of the Rocky Mountains. Surprisingly, it's scientists working on part of a crucial regeneration process. With more trees here than anywhere else in the world, maintaining a healthy ecosystem through "prescribed fires" is a vital step in the preservation of this lush paradise.  In the idyllic confines ...

Wild Rockies episode 3 - The Waterways

Wild Rockies episode 3 – The Waterways

In the Rockies, the higher you are, the more water you get. Most of it comes from the giant glaciers and awe-inspiring ice fields that rest on the rugged peaks. These glaciers melt in spring, feeding more than 60 major rivers that bring sustenance to the land and the thousands of species that rely on ...

Wild Rockies episode 2 - The Peaks

Wild Rockies episode 2 – The Peaks

Stretching more than 3,000 miles across the U.S.-Canadian border, the Rockies are home to bleak alpine tundra zones. They sit up to 14,000 feet above sea level, with temperatures dropping 3.5 degrees Fahrenheit for every thousand feet of elevation. This means that only the hardiest mountain specialists can cope with its savage conditions, like fur-protected ...