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NATURE brings the beauty and wonder of the natural world into your home, becoming in the process the benchmark for natural history programs.

The Frog Ark | WILD HOPE

16m 8s

Many of the world’s most beloved frogs and amphibians are headed for extinction, but inside “The Ark” in Panama, some of those threatened species are given a fighting chance. Using innovative technology and breakthrough genetics, researchers have ignited a cadre of solutions to save these rare and cherished species.

Episodes

  • Wild Ireland: Kingdom of Stone: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Wild Ireland: Kingdom of Stone

    S42 E17 - 53m 27s

    Follow the story of a pine marten as she takes us on a journey through a landscape of grey stone called the Burren, home to some of Ireland’s most enchanting wildlife.

  • Saving the Animals of Ukraine: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Saving the Animals of Ukraine

    S42 E16 - 53m 29s

    In the midst of violence and war, Ukrainian citizens are coming together to rescue animals that have been left behind by those forced to flee.

  • Grizzly 399: Queen of the Tetons: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Grizzly 399: Queen of the Tetons

    S42 E15 - 53m 18s

    Known only by her research number, Grizzly 399 has been a fixture in Grand Teton National Park since 2007, becoming the world’s most famous grizzly bear. Now 399 is raising four new cubs in the face of human encroachment, a warming climate and the threat of losing protection under the Endangered Species Act.

  • Extreme Lives | Raptors: A Fistful of Daggers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Extreme Lives | Raptors: A Fistful of Daggers

    S42 E14 - 53m 28s

    See the extreme ways in which raptors conquer the toughest habitats on Earth. From snowy owls in the high Arctic to honey buzzards raiding hornet nests in Taiwan, raptors can hunt prey in any climate.

  • Meet the Raptors | Raptors: A Fistful of Daggers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Meet the Raptors | Raptors: A Fistful of Daggers

    S42 E13 - 53m 58s

    From giant eagles to miniature falconets, meet the many species of raptors. Explore how they survive winters, learn to hunt and undergo migrations. Their superpowers of flight, sight, hearing and smell give them dominance over the skies.

  • Patrick and the Whale: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Patrick and the Whale

    S42 E12 - 53m 8s

    Follow Patrick Dykstra in his quest to connect with and understand the hidden nature of the sperm whale, shining a light on their intelligence and complexity, as well as their relationship with humankind.

  • Attenborough and the Jurassic Sea Monster: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Attenborough and the Jurassic Sea Monster

    S42 E11 - 53m 3s

    Follow Sir David Attenborough and a team of forensic experts as they unearth the fossil of a giant Pliosaur, the largest Jurassic predator ever known.

  • Flyways: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Flyways

    S42 E10 - 53m 18s

    Follow a conservation movement of bird-loving experts and citizen scientists as they mobilize to the challenge of understanding and saving shorebirds.

  • Gorilla: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Gorilla

    S42 E9 - 53m 18s

    Get an intimate look at a silverback family in Gabon’s Loango National Park. Meet a newborn gorilla, forest elephants, buffalos and brave researchers in one of the last remaining wild coasts in the African tropics.

  • Bloodlines | Big Little Journeys: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bloodlines | Big Little Journeys

    S42 E8 - 53m 18s

    In Madagascar’s Kirindy Forest, a matchstick-sized chameleon goes on an epic journey through high trees and ground floors to find a mate and lay eggs before it’s too late. A water vole in the Scottish Highlands swims a lake, climbs a waterfall and scales a mountain also to find a suitor and a place to raise her pups.

  • Survival | Big Little Journeys: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Survival | Big Little Journeys

    S42 E7 - 53m 18s

    In Taiwan, a Formosan pangolin travels through a land of giants to find a mate in a protected forest. The lonely male encounters dangerous and strange characters along the way, from a cobra to a Formosan moon bear. In Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, a family of golden-headed lion tamarins, searching for food, journey to a land of plenty and face an ocelot and a monkey-eating harpy eagle in their path.

  • Home | Big Little Journeys: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Home | Big Little Journeys

    S42 E6 - 53m 18s

    In Canada, a walnut-sized turtle ventures through a forest of giants, dodging huge trucks along the highway. The newly hatched turtle is in search of the lake where she will spend the next 50 years of her life. In South Africa, a young bushbaby is expelled by his family and must journey into the unknown to find a new home. He is drawn toward the lights of the human world in the city of Pretoria.

Extras + Features

  • Growing Up as an Irish Pine Marten: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Growing Up as an Irish Pine Marten

    S42 E17 - 3m 19s

    Born inside a hollow tree in mid-April, two pine martens were born vulnerable and dependent on their mother. By the end of the summer, these kits were venturing out on their own.

  • How Filmmakers Captured Ireland's Burren: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Filming Ireland's Harsh Landscapes

    S42 E17 - 7m 34s

    Director John Murray has filmed animals all over the world but has always wanted to capture the lives of the creatures in this extraordinarily rocky outcrop on the west coast of Ireland - the Burren. Nestled against the unforgiving coast of the Wild Atlantic Ocean, this is a harsh landscape like almost no other.

  • Mysterious Gathering of Sharks: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Mysterious Gathering of Sharks

    S42 E17 - 2m 53s

    Basking sharks are the second biggest fish on the planet, up to 40 feet long and four tons in weight. While these massive sharks are typically solitary, they have recently been found gathering together. And no one knows why.

  • Preview of Wild Ireland: Kingdom of Stone: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of Wild Ireland: Kingdom of Stone

    S42 E17 - 30s

    Follow the story of a pine marten as she takes us on a journey through a landscape of grey stone called the Burren, home to some of Ireland’s most enchanting wildlife.

  • The Slow Worm Is Not a Worm: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Slow Worm Is Not a Worm

    S42 E17 - 1m 22s

    The slow worm is neither a snake nor a worm but a legless lizard. Its round tongue and moving eyelids put it in the lizard category.

  • Meet Patron, the Ukrainian War Hero: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Meet Patron, the Ukrainian War Hero

    S42 E16 - 3m

    Meet Patron, the bomb-detecting Jack Russell terrier who has saved countless lives. His exceptional sense of smell and small size make him a great fit for his newfound career as a bomb-sniffing dog.

  • Filming in a War Zone: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Filming in a War Zone

    S42 E16 - 6m 25s

    Like never before, the Ukraine war has magnified the complexities of our obligations to animals in times of crisis. From pets to wild animals, these stories illuminate the effects of war on animals. Go behind the scenes with Director Anton Ptushkin, as he navigates filming in a war zone and shares some stories that did not make the final version of the film.

  • Amazing Cat Rescue in Ukraine: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Amazing Cat Rescue in Ukraine

    S42 E16 - 3m 18s

    Shafa, a cat in Borodyanka, was rescued from a severely war-damaged building. The cat miraculously survived for 60 days without food and water.

  • Preview of Saving the Animals of Ukraine: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of Saving the Animals of Ukraine

    S42 E16 - 30s

    In the midst of violence and war, Ukrainian citizens are coming together to rescue animals that have been left behind by those forced to flee. Witness a moving view into the effects of war on animals, and the humans who help them.

    For more information and reminders about the premiere, text Ukraine to 20366.

  • Rescuing Pets in Wartime: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rescuing Pets in Wartime

    S42 E16 - 2m 56s

    Amid the war, Ukrainian citizens are coming together to rescue pets left behind by those forced to flee. ZooPatrol is one example of civilians stepping up to save animals during war.

  • Filming Grizzly 399: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Filming Grizzly 399

    S42 E15 - 2m 9s

    On April 16, 2022, Tom Mengelsen and the film crew rush to shoot photos of Grizzly 399 and her cubs as they emerge from hibernation. The director, Elizabeth Leiteris moved by the experience.

Schedule

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    Nature

    Grizzly 399: Queen of the Tetons

    Saturday
    Jun 15

    1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Grizzly 399 attempts to raise an unusually large litter in Grand Teton National Park, becoming a hopeful symbol of the survival and preservation of wildlife.
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    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    Soul of the Ocean

    Sunday
    Jun 16

    1 Hour

    Experiencing the complex world of ocean waters with a never-before-seen look at how life underwater co-exists.
  • Image
    Nature: Grizzly 399: Queen of the Tetons: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    Grizzly 399: Queen of the Tetons

    Sunday
    Jun 16

    1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Grizzly 399 attempts to raise an unusually large litter in Grand Teton National Park, becoming a hopeful symbol of the survival and preservation of wildlife.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    Soul of the Ocean

    Sunday
    Jun 16

    1 Hour

    Experiencing the complex world of ocean waters with a never-before-seen look at how life underwater co-exists.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    Soul of the Ocean

    Monday
    Jun 17

    1 Hour

    Experiencing the complex world of ocean waters with a never-before-seen look at how life underwater co-exists.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    Soul of the Ocean

    Monday
    Jun 17

    1 Hour

    Experiencing the complex world of ocean waters with a never-before-seen look at how life underwater co-exists.

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