Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific. Though its capital, San Jose, is home to cultural institutions like the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity. Roughly a quarter of its area is made up of protected jungle, teeming with wildlife including spider monkeys and quetzal birds.
A baby pufferfish travels through a wondrous, microscopic world full of fantastical creatures as he searches for a home in the Great Barrier Reef.
“Sunday Morning” takes us to the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina, where otters are lazing around. Videographer: Alex Goetz.
“Sunday Morning” takes us to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, where the buffalo still roam. Videographer: Kevin Kjergaard.
Life as a baby African elephant is precarious – around one third die in their first year. From raging rivers to dangerous droughts, the risks are many.
But sometimes the threat comes from inside the herd, where a strict hierarchy can mean the difference between life and death. In unique footage from Africa, we explore a new side to elephants’ complex society. We have more videos about incredible elephants, and a new topic every Friday! Subscribe and sign up for notifications so you never miss out.
The Galápagos Islands are a chain of islands, or archipelago, in the eastern Pacific Ocean. They are part of the country of Ecuador, in South America. The Galápagos lie about 966 kilometers (600 miles) off of the Ecuadorian coast.
There are thirteen major islands and a handful of smaller islands that make up the Galápagos archipelago. The largest of the islands is called Isabela. It is approximately 129 kilometers (80 miles) long. Repeated volcanic eruptions helped to form the rugged mountain landscape of the Galápagos Islands.
The ospreys are having a housing crisis. They want to nest up high, but there are not enough spots for the birds that have come to breed. The only way for the young, less-experienced birds to get a good nest site is to steal one.
The African country of Rwanda, once better known for its horrifying history of genocide, is now gaining a reputation as one of Africa’s safest – and cleanest – countries. Join Youtuber @Dhruv Rathee and girlfriend Juli on a rain forest tour, where they spot a fascinating species – the gorilla!
“Sunday Morning” takes us among Brown Pelicans at California’s Rodeo Lagoon near Sausolito. Videographer: Lee McEachern.
The brown pelican is a bird of the pelican family, Pelecanidae, one of three species found in the Americas and one of two that feed by diving into water.
Rodeo Lagoon is a coastal lagoon located in the Marin Headlands division of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which is in southern Marin County, California. This brackish water body is separated from the Pacific Ocean by a sand bar that forms Rodeo Beach.