Showing posts with label Animal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Animal. Show all posts

Sep 20, 2019

When Elephants Were Young (2016)

Patricia Sims follows a young elephant guardian while he entertains tourists on the streets of Bangkok with his elephant.

The Champions (2015)

Fighting dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dog-fighting ring change the lives of the people who risked everything to save them.

Sep 17, 2019

Uakari: Secrets of the English Monkey (2009)

Biologist Mark Bowler travels to Lago Preto, Peru to study and protect the rare Red Uakari monkey. We follow Mark through dry and wet seasons in this pristine Amazon jungle preserve. Here the Red Uakari monkeys feed on the Aguaje Palm, known by locals as the "Tree of Life". As they eat, they drop the fruit and feed many other animals in the forest. The film has a simple but strong message: Save the monkey and you save the forest. Cut down it's trees and you destroy the ecosystem.

Sep 15, 2019

The Secret Life of Snakes (2016)

This documentary features some of Europe's most stunning species, like the European adder, the nose-horned viper, the dice snake, the ringed snake and the Aesculapian snake.

Nature: Leave It to Beavers (2014)

The fascinating story of beavers in North America - their history, their near extinction, and their current comeback, as a growing number of scientists, conservationists and grass-roots environmentalists have come to regard beavers as overlooked tools when it comes to reversing the disastrous effects of global warming and world-wide water shortages. Once valued for their fur or hunted as pests, these industrious rodents are seen in a new light through the eyes of this novel assembly of beaver enthusiasts and "employers" who reveal the ways in which the presence of beavers can transform and revive landscapes. Using their skills as natural builders and brilliant hydro-engineers, beavers are being recruited to accomplish everything from re-establishing water sources in bone-dry deserts to supporting whole communities of wildlife drawn to the revitalizing aquatic ecosystems their ponds provide.

Sep 13, 2019

Meerkats: The Movie (2008)

Dramatised documentary featuring the coming of age of a young meerkat pup, Kolo, growing up in the Kalahari desert.

For the Birds (2018)

A woman's love for her pet ducks, chickens, geese and turkeys -- all 200 of them -- jeopardizes her marriage and ignites a battle with local animal rescuers.

Sep 11, 2019

Secrets of the Hive (2015)

In this film, biologists pursue two avenues in the search for a remedy against the looming loss of our most crucial pollinator in agriculture, the honeybee. Follow three scientists across the United States, to Mexico and Panama as they learn more about the impressive diversity of bee species.

Sep 10, 2019

Hummingbirds Jewelled Messengers (2012)

In this award-winning film, David Attenborough narrates this close up look at these tiny pollinators captured in flight as never before. Acrobats of the air - flying jewels - iridescent partners of countless plants: hummingbirds are amongst the most remarkable creatures on our planet.