Hummingbirds are the tiniest of birds, yet they are some of the toughest, most energetic creatures on the planet. Their unique flying abilities give them unmatched maneuverability, but at the cost of a supercharged metabolism that keeps them on the edge of survival. Hummingbirds spend most their lives in fast forward, but now high-speed video lets us enter their world.
In Yellow Stone National Park, grizzly bears and wolves share dominance as the region's top predators. Constantly at odds, the conflicts of these two civilizations, as well as their impact on the ecosystem as a whole, often define the very nature of the tumultuous life that exists here for all wildlife.
Cuba may have been restricted politically and economically for the past 50 years. but at the same time, the island became a safe haven for rare and intriguing animals. What will the future bring to this untouched wilderness?
Echo, the remarkable matriarch of a family of elephants in Kenya's Amboseli National Park, was most studied elephant in the world, the subject of several books and documentaries, including two NATURE films. For nearly four decades, elephant expert Cynthia Moss, and award-winning filmmaker Martyn Colbeck were on hand to record the trials and triumphs of Echo and her family, documenting the intense loyalties and deep caring that are so fundamental to all elephants, creating a moving record of a life we all can share. Echo died of natural causes at the age of 65 in May ...