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Mutation: The Science of Survival

Mutation: The Science of Survival

Monster mutants lurk in the myths of many cultures, and we're fascinated yet fearful of nature's mutants. But mutants are closer to home than we think. Often invisible, mutations are happening all around us, in every living thing. They're crucial part of evolution....

8.43

Agafia's Taiga Life

Surviving in the Siberian Wilderness for 70 Years

In 1936, a family of Russian Old Believers journeyed deep into Siberia's vast taiga to escape persecution and protect their way of life. The Lykovs eventually settled in the Sayan Mountains. Two children were born during the isolation. They ended up in a...

9.12

Journey to the Sea of Cortez

Journey to the Sea of Cortez

This documentary is retracing the famous Steinbeck/Ricketts expedition of 1940, when they sailed down the coast of California and Mexico to the Sea of Cortez. "The abundance of life here gives one an exuberance," they wrote, "a feeling of fullness and richness." Their...

9.13

The Most Extreme Animals

The Most Extreme Animals

Each episode of The Most Extreme series focuses on a specific animal feature, such as strength, speed, behavior, anatomy, or diet, and examines and ranks ten animals that portray extreme or unusual examples of that quality. The rankings serve only to give a...

7.12

There Is a Rhino In My House

There Is a Rhino In My House

There is a Rhino in my House is a documentary exploring the heartwarming story of John and Judy Travers, a Zimbabwean couple, at the Imire Safari Ranch, who have devoted their lives to saving from extinction one of the rarest mammals on Earth....

8.94

Living with Lions

Living with Lions

On the African plains, where only the strong survive, one big cat rules supreme. This is life in the raw: savage, beautiful and unforgettable. During the eight years that Jurgen Jozefowicz filmed a pride of lions in South Africa’s Kruger National Park, he...

7.67

The Last Rhino

The Last Rhino

It's a creature from a bygone age, older than mankind itself. Greed and corruption, myth and superstition, had brought the rhino to the brink of extinction. For millenia its best protection, the rhino's horn is now its worst enemy. If the killing doesn't...

8.33

A Grain of Sand

A Grain of Sand

This is the story of one man and an island. Brendon Grimshaw purchased the island in 1962 and set about making the island habitable. He did this with the help of one other man, Rene Antoine Lafortune. Brendon Grimshaw, a British national, was...

8.19

The Superior Human?

The Superior Human?

Documentary which systematically challenges the common human belief that humans are superior to other life forms. The Superior Human reveals the absurdity of this belief while exploding human bias. The world is an amazing place. It is filled with billions of life forms...

8.66

Future Is Wild

Future Is Wild

Imagine a world far, far into the future. A world very different than our own where people have been wiped out by massive climatic and geological changes, nearly destroying the Earth. What would the world be like, and what kinds of creatures could...

8.83