For more than a quarter-century, Nature has brought the beauty and wonder of the natural world into American homes, in the process becoming the benchmark of natural history programs on American television.
Nature: "Animal Homes: The Nest"
Wednesday, April 8 at 8pm on WGBH 2
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. Each is a work of art, built with just a beak! All over the world, birds in the wild arrive at diverse nesting grounds to collect, compete for, reject, steal and begin to build with carefully selected materials, crafting homes for the task of protecting their eggs and raising their young.
Animal Homes: The Nest
A three-part look at animal homes begins with bird nests.
The Last Orangutan Eden
Follow a band of orangs that use tools, share food, forage together and create a distinct culture.
Owl Power: Preview
Take a detailed look at owls and see how they’re influencing 21st-century technology and design.
Legendary White Stallions: Preview
This story of the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions focuses on the bond between the horses and their caregivers.
Penguin Post Office: Preview
In the Antarctic Peninsula,there’s a post office surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery and 3,000 gentoo penguins.
Wild France: Preview
Take a trip to the wild side of France.
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