This is a rare conservation success story but one that brings new challenges to lions, naturalists and forestry staff. These lions are now spreading out beyond the protection of the National Park, reclaiming lost territory and colonizing new habitats. Their refuge is the Gir forest in Gujarat, and in the last 100 years their numbers have grown from 20 to over 300.
The Coelacanth, a prehistoric bony fish believed to have been long extinct until one was caught in 1938 off the southern coast of Africa. No trace was found again until May 2000 when a colony of the fish were discovered and filmed. The Coelacanth is an enigmatic and important species of fish. It is the only living member along with a recently discovered second species of Latimeria of the lobe-finned fishes, a group believed by some to be the sister-group of the terrestrial vertebrates.
Predators, uses miniaturized cameras mounted on the hunters themselves to show the chase from their perspective. The series also uses action replays and computer animations, allowing it to analyze the tactics of predator and prey from every angle. It shows that both are often evenly matched, with no room on either side for the slightest mistake. One of the series producers, David Wallace, explained what his team had set out to do.
From the icy mountains of Denali to the aqua blue seas of Costa Rica, we witness dramas unfold among the animal inhabitants as they have since the beginning of time. Through the expertise of world-acclaimed natural history filmmakers, we experience the magic of each Living Eden as it is captured on film for future generations. Planet Earth is still home to places so pure they have become precious reminders of how all the world – the ancient, timeless Earth once looked.
More than three times the height of Niagara Falls, much of Vietnam’s Mountain River Cave has remained untouched by humans until now. Mountain River Cave has remained untouched by humans until now. With exclusive footage, NGC reveals, for the first time in history, astounding evidence that this could be the largest cave in the world. Together with renowned expedition leader Howard Limbert, cave geologist Darryl Granger uncovers the formula for how the cave grew so grand.