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Air Date: Wed, Nov 21, 2018 9:00 PM
The peregrine falcon is famously the fastest bird on earth, capable of reaching speeds of up to 242 mph in a dive.
Air Date: Wed, Sep 26, 2018 8:00 PM
Using camera technology, computer graphics, x-rays and ultra-microscopes, take a new look at owls in more detail than ever before. The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing work, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st-century technology and design, from high-tech aircraft and submarines to innovative hearing aids.
Air Date: Fri, Aug 31, 2018 10:00 PM
John James Audubon, a self-taught painter and ornithologist, left a legacy of art and science that made him famous in his lifetime and that endures to this day. Filmed in locations that Audubon explored, the film brings to life his timeless paintings with stunning footage of the living birds he immortalized.
Air Date: Wed, May 16, 2018 8:00 PM
Speed is their middle name. Their lives are moving faster than the eye can see. They possess natural born super powers that enable them to fly backwards, upside-down and float in mid-air. And for the first time, we see them mate, lay eggs, fight and raise families in intimate detail.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 25, 2018 10:00 PM
Long mocked as empty-headed, birds hide surprisingly acute intelligence. But just how smart are they? As scientists test avian aptitude with brainteasers, discover how the genius of birds is leading us to rethink basic notions of intelligence.
Air Date: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 8:00 PM
Join veterinary teams around the world as they undertake groundbreaking operations to try to save animals’ lives. Find out how pioneering human medicine is transforming ways to look after animals in some of the most remote places on earth. Witness dramatic stories of ingenuity, invention and dedication.
Air Date: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 8:00 PM
Join veterinary teams around the world as they undertake groundbreaking operations to try to save animals’ lives. Find out how pioneering human medicine is transforming ways to look after animals in some of the most remote places on earth. Witness dramatic stories of ingenuity, invention and dedication.
Air Date: Wed, Jul 1, 2015 8:00 PM
Join veterinary teams around the world as they undertake groundbreaking operations to try to save animals’ lives. Find out how pioneering human medicine is transforming ways to look after animals in some of the most remote places on earth. Witness dramatic stories of ingenuity, invention and dedication.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 8, 2015 8:00 PM
Bird nests come in all shapes and sizes, crafted from a diversity of materials, including fur, grasses, leaves, mosses, sticks and twigs, bones, wool, mud and spider silk. Quite a few contain man-made materials – twine, bits of wire, even plastic bags.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 8:00 PM
Crows do not have the best of reputations. They are generally dismissed as spooky — Hitchcock used them quite successfully to frighten moviegoers — or as a general nuisance; scarecrows were, after all, invented to scare crows away from crops. But the crows’ image is taking a turn.