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The Nature of Things Seals of Sable

Sable Island, Nova Scotia, in the northwest Atlantic is home to the largest breeding colony of grey seals in the world. The grey seal population was once hunted to near extinction but is thriving today. Every winter more than 400,000 grey seals come to the island's shores to give birth and breed, giving researchers a rare opportunity to learn more ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/13/2020

BBC Documentaries Wild Africa

Wild Africa takes audiences on a spectacular journey across, over and through the magical realms of the wildest continent on earth. Audiences will fly along the Great Rift Valley following the twisting rivers to discover a family of elephants on their epic search for water. Other animals featured include hungry crocodiles as they wait at the water holes for the ...
  • 2015
  • 00:42:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/01/2019

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BBC Documentaries Incredible Predators

Incredible Predators deconstructs the world of major predators as never before, taking an intimate look at the remarkable strategies they use to succeed. Advanced filming techniques expose the planet’s top predators in extraordinary footage, putting the audience right beside them as they hunt — on land, under the sea or in the air. Far from a film about the kill, instead ...
  • 2016
  • 00:42:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/30/2019

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BBC Documentaries Tiny Giants

Tiny Giants reveals the astonishing lives of small animals in a world of giants. Audiences will be transported in a very intimate way into another world and experience the titanic battles these creatures face to survive. A chipmunk in a wild wood and a scorpion mouse in Arizona's scorched desert are both forced to grow up fast when they find themselves ...
  • 2014
  • 00:43:13
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/30/2019

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The Nature of Things Stay-at-Home Animal Dads

There are some unsung heroes in the animal kingdom: fathers who fly solo after moms leave them behind with the kids. Why do these devoted dads raise their young all by themselves? Scientists are just beginning to uncover the answers to this evolutionary mystery.
  • 2018
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/15/2019

The Nature of Things The Power of Play

From youngsters fooling around to adults having a laugh, playing is a fact of human life. But new findings in animal behaviour show us that play is no laughing matter — in fact, it's key to survival. And it’s not just people and pets that play, but reptiles, amphibians and insects, too.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/14/2019

The Nature of Things Turtle Beach

Every year hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come to lay eggs on a single beach in Costa Rica. Scientists are exploring the extraordinary mass nesting behaviour of the olive ridley sea turtle, revealing the hidden world inside the turtle nest.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/13/2019

The Nature of Things Remarkable Rabbits

They are adorable and live on almost every continent, but they rarely get the respect they deserve. Rabbits and hares are far more fascinating than you ever imagined.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/12/2019

News in Review - April 2019 Polar Bears: A Species in Peril

Polar bears have long been a Canadian icon. They live in colder northern climates and hunt for seals. But the climate is changing and the earth is warming. As a result, polar bear numbers are in decline. As the sea ice recedes, the bears lose places to hunt and are stuck ashore, often starving. And their birth rates are declining. ...
  • 2019
  • 00:12:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/09/2019

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The Fifth Estate Pit Bulls Unleashed: Should They Be Banned?

It’s a fact that pit bulls, with their powerful jaws, can kill and maim. But are pit bulls born bad or do humans make them that way? Therein lies an emotional – sometimes vicious – debate. On one side, traumatized families and public safety advocates. On the other, a powerful group of lobbyists who say that pit bulls are misunderstood ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:57
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/22/2017

The Wild Canadian Year Making The Wild Canadian Year

Watch the incredible feats of endurance and technical wizardry needed to capture the sequences featured in the landmark series The Wild Canadian Year, winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/09/2017

The Wild Canadian Year Winter

Lynx hunt snowshoe hares in the boreal forest and the ancient dance between wolves and caribou on Canada’s vast tundra reveal the harshest time of year when landscapes are transformed by the cruel and dramatic beauty of snow and ice. Winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/17/2017

The Wild Canadian Year Fall

Fall chronicles a remarkable season of change — young northern gannets leap off perilous cliffs as chipmunks race to gather winter supplies, and prairie rattlesnakes give birth to live young. Winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/17/2017

The Wild Canadian Year Summer

Killer whales and blue sharks are on the hunt and amorous fireflies light up the night forest with their dazzling display as summer reveals Canada’s landscape at the peak of its splendour. Winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/17/2017

The Wild Canadian Year Spring

The first days of spring sees Arctic fox pups take their first steps and black bear cubs learn to climb trees after the long cold days of winter, while female caribou make the dangerous trek to reach their calving grounds. Winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/17/2017

The Nature of Things The Secret Life of Owls

This documentary is a unique window into the mysterious world of the great horned owl. Witness the bird-banding work of citizen scientists, the emergency rescue of orphaned owlets by one of the world's top raptor rehab centres, an infrared video shoot of a wild owl family, and other adventures with nature’s most fierce and formidable hunters.
  • 2017
  • 00:43:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2017

The Nature of Things Conversations with Dolphins Classroom Favourites

What kind of intelligence is behind dolphin communication, and will humans one day be able to have a conversation with them? Scientists around the world are asking themselves the same questions. Over the decades the focus on dolphin research has changed from asking “how intelligent are dolphins?” to “how are dolphins intelligent?”
  • 2016
  • 00:43:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2017

National Geographic Documentaries Shark Nicole

Despite a well publicized image as a savage predator, there are many aspects of the great white that have remained a mystery. The movements of this intriguing and large animal across the Earth's oceans have remained an enigma for years. Keen to learn more about this much maligned animal, researchers developed a unique satellite tagging system specifically for great whites. ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:01
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/02/2016

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How Human Are You? The Dating Game

When it comes to mating rituals, the animal kingdom has it all. Chimps pound their chests, alligators emit guttural groans, and elk pee on themselves. Humans, it turns out, are not all that different in displaying sex-related behaviours. And we conduct experiments to prove it. In examining courtship rituals, we find that playing footsie is as common among people as ...
  • 2013
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2016

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Lion Ranger Death in the Kingdom

A hyena cub is introduced to the nursery, its time to operate on a majestic male, tragedy strikes at the Kingdom, and cheeky new arrivals win over a lonely lion cub.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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Lion Ranger Trouble in the Pride

Kevin Richardson shares such an extraordinary bond with his lions that he is accepted as part of the pride, but now the Kingdom of the White Lion where they live in South Africa is facing financial troubles and its future is under threat.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:06
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Superpride

Meet the Transects Pride. An average pride has four to five lionesses. The Transects have double that. But a great pride isn't measured by the number of lionesses it has, but by their success bringing forth life. The Transects are champion breeders. Hundreds of lions across the Serengeti trace their roots to this dynasty. They are a Superpride. Several times ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Wild Hawaii Secrets of the Deep

Hawaii was born of fire into a world of water that has become as unique and spectacular as the islands themselves. This world for the most part remains hidden, secreted beneath the waves. Here creatures great and small struggle to live, while battling the lava, currents and one another in an epic tale of survival.
  • 2013
  • 00:44:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Hunt for the Shadow Cat

The jaguar is considered the most mysterious and magnificent of all big cats. Ancient cultures considered them gods for their power, beauty and speed. But little is really known about this species that stalks the deepest jungles. Researchers have collected information about male jaguars, but half of the picture is missing as we know remarkably little about females. For the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Do or Die Antler Assault

In this episode of Do or Die, fight for your life when an aggressive stag corners you in the park and think fast when a giant glacier cracks and falls, sending a deadly wall of water rushing toward your boat. You never know when you’ll have to make a Do or Die decision. Are you ready?
  • 2013
  • 00:21:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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