Wild Canadian Year Director Films Rufous Hummingbirds In His Own Backyard
Nectar feeders help these birds fuel up for breeding season and provide a delightful show at home.
The Cholesterol Question
If high cholesterol equals heart attacks, why do half of the victims have “normal” levels?
Saturday, August 19 at 7 PM
Think Like An Animal
New research dispels old myths about animal intelligence.
Sunday, August 20 at 8 PM
Meet 6 Creatures with Surprising Smarts
The lowly bee has a brain no bigger than a sesame seed but is better at using math to navigate than Google Maps. Meet another creatures that excel at memory, recognition, tool-making and waging war.

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Wasted

Wasted

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Trapped in a Human Zoo

Trapped in a Human Zoo

A forgotten diary tells the story of Labrador Inuit trapped in the world of human zoos in Europe, in the 19th century. Now a new chapter is about to be written. Watch Full Episode

Behind the Lens Blog

How Do You Film A Bird Whose Wings Flap 70 Times a Second?

How Do You Film A Bird Whose Wings Flap 70 Times a Second?

Director Leora Eisen shares secrets from the field in Lethbridge, Alberta.

Up Close With the Sperm Whale Families of the Caribbean Sea

Up Close With the Sperm Whale Families of the Caribbean Sea

By spending thousands of hours in their company, these whale families have shown us their lives in the deep, dark, open ocean.

The 6 Most Iconic Canadian Animals

The 6 Most Iconic Canadian Animals

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Facing BC’s Raging Inferno

Climate change is sparking wildfires in interior BC. This one is 1000 times bigger than Stanley Park.

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