Emmy Award-Winning PBS Series
Suited for the Wild! You'll be amazed at the extraordinary things animals can do! Travel around the world with Nature to witness the rare and familiar creatures in incredible stories of survival. Share these unforgettable animal encounters few are privileged to experience.
Disc 1: Waddlers and Paddlers
From Emperor penguins in Antarctica to Humboldts living on a desert landscape near the coasts of Peru and Chili, dive in to The World of Penguins and discover the great variety of these "strange birds" and how resourceful they are. A Sea Otter Story: Warm Hearts & Cold Water chronicles how dedicated workers train otter orphans to survive.
Disc 2: Antarctica
Antarctica: The End of the Earth explores how penguins, seals, and seabirds survive in this land of unimaginably punishing extremes. Under Antarctic Ice joins penguins, seals, and mysterious and beautiful creatures in the least accessible waters in the world.
Disc 3: Extraordinary Animal Behavior
Can Animals Predict Disaster? is a fascinating look at how animals may be able to pick up on earth's danger signals before humans. Can we harness these skills to save human lives before disaster strikes? Killers in Eden is a unique true tale of the sea, as killer whales collaborate with humans to hunt migrating baleen whales!
Disc 4: The Dolphin Defender
For wildlife filmmaker and ocean conservationist Hardy Jones, a quest to communicate with dolphins became a 25-year crusade to protect these beautiful, friendly and intelligent creatures against fishermen's nets, captivity, environment destruction, and horrific, senseless killings.
Disc 5: Ocean Wonders
Encountering Sea Monsters brings you face to face with "the stuff of nightmares" as deep-sea cameraman Bob Cranston discovers fantastic ocean worlds and the beautiful but deadly creatures that inhabit them. ~~Ocean of Glass: Monterey Bay Aquarium reveals the science behind the magic of one of the world's most spectacular aquariums.
Disc 6: Pandas
The giant panda of China is a familiar and much-loved creature to animal lovers around the world. In Pandas of theing Dragon meet other species of panda, as well as other species unique to the area, including the golden monkey and tufted deer. The Panda Baby chronicles a rare event, the birth of a giant panda outside of China at the San Diego Zoo.