Adaptation - Tools for Survival: Sea Animals
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Adaptation - Tools for Survival: Land Animals
Part of the Series: Animal Studies Series
Animals must have food and the ability to reproduce in order to survive. These processes occur in the environment in which they have evolved and to which they have adapted. The process of adaptation takes millions of years and those species that are successful have developed both physical and behavioral…
Strategies for Animal Survival 2
Part of the Series: Animal Studies Series
Our study of the complex mosaic of strategies developed by animals in nature to survive continues, and we learn how forming groups has always been an important strategy of survival, for land and marine life, and, of course, for insects. Next we look at the multitude of shells and skeletons…
Strategies for Animal Survival 1
Part of the Series: Animal Studies Series
All animal species undergo a process of constant change. Those that survive do so because they perfect certain strategies that enable them to develop successfully in their environment. In this first of two chapters on animal survival, we discover that conditions in the environment determine which abilities animals develop, and…
Crabs - Claw Wars
BBC
Twice a day the tide comes in and the beach becomes the domain of the navy - fleets of blue swimming crabs. With legs like paddles they are equipped with underwater breathing apparatus and they can hide in the mud using periscope eyes to spy out oncoming enemies. But when…
Catch Me If You Can 2: Predators
Part of the Series: Animal Studies Series
Featuring expert filmmaking at three spectacular locations: Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming), Denali National Park (Alaska), and Kluane National Park (Yukon Territory), this two-part documentary illustrates how the play of young animals manifests itself in adult behaviors, looking at two distinct groups: "Grazers" in Part 1; "Predators" in Part 2. All…
Catch Me If You Can 1: Grazers
Part of the Series: Animal Studies Series
Featuring expert filmmaking at three spectacular locations: Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming), Denali National Park (Alaska), and Kluane National Park (Yukon Territory), this two-part documentary illustrates how the play of young animals manifests itself in adult behaviors, looking at two distinct groups: "Grazers" in Part 1; "Predators" in Part 2. All…
Animal Studies Series
A series of documentaries that presents in-depth studies of various animals, assisting in the better understanding of each.
Animal Attitude
Part of the Series: Animal Studies Series
Visiting two great wilderness areas of the United States, Yellowstone National Park in Montana and the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, award-winning cinematographer Greg Hensley captures the fascinating behavior of animals in the natural world securing their defense, food, territory and mating rights. By observing their battles, we discover these confrontations…
Super Cute Animals - The Science of Adorable Animals
BBC
Whether it's how they look or the way they behave, the world is full of super cute animals. This heartwarming programme reveals the science of why they look so endearing. Find out why the charming snoring sound a hummingbird makes when it sleeps is so important to its survival. Sea…
Eagle Quest
Part of the Series: Animal Studies Series
Imagine being an eagle and flying across some of America's most dramatic landscapes and viewing a variety of wildlife in their natural habitat. This is the experience you get in watching this cinematic gem by filmmaker Greg Hensley as his bird's-eye view from the wilds of Alaska to the towering…
Young Wrinklies
Aging and eternal youth seem to fascinate us. In this episode, David Attenborough encounters two examples where curious bodies and extreme lifestyles may unlock the secrets of the ageing process and longevity. For both of these animals wrinkly skins are not a sign of age, they help them survive! The…
American Gathering
Part of the Series: Animal Studies Series
Merit of Honor -Wildlife & Environment Competition Award-winning cinematographer Greg Hensley offers incredible footage of wildlife in their natural settings, underscoring not only the importance of their own survival, but also how important the preservation of nature and wildlife is to us all. American bald eagles inspire us to explore;…