Tag Archives: Travel & Wildlife

Wildlife: Saving ‘Numbats’ In Australia (BBC Video)

The numbat – a small and little-known Australian marsupial – is one of the world’s most endangered animals. Conservationists are working hard to save them by building vast, predator-free sanctuaries.

The numbat is an insectivorous marsupial. It is diurnal and its diet consists almost exclusively of termites. It was once widespread across southern Australia, but is now restricted to several small colonies in Western Australia. It is therefore considered an endangered species and protected by conservation programs.

Safari Views: Leopards, Lions & Elephants In The ‘Mala Mala Game Reserve’ In South Africa (Video)

The Island female hunt and kill an impala. We also spend time with the Marthly pride, a herd of elephants and two fighting Natal Spurfowls. … From MalaMala Game Reserve to wherever you are in the world, we’ll bring you moments from our daily safaris in one of Africa’s most iconic private game reserves.

Mala Mala is a game reserve located within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Mpumalanga province, South Africa. It is the largest and the oldest private big five game reserve in South Africa, It covers around 130 km² or 15 000 hectares of land

Marine Wildlife: ‘Crabs, Eels & Octopuses’ Off The Coast Of Brazil (Video)

On the wild and windy coast of Brazil, survival is a tricky business. As well as evading giant waves and changing tides, Sally Lightfoot crabs are ambushed by eels and octopuses.

The journey to their feeding grounds is fraught with danger – even for a creature that can walk on water. In unique footage of these incredible crustaceans, we show you how Sally Lightfoot crabs eat, escape and survive in these harsh conditions – and where they may have got their name. Check out our World’s Weirdest Animals playlist for more amazing creatures and don’t forget to subscribe and hit the alert button to keep up with our latest content!

Wildlife: Deer In The ‘Tifft Nature Preserve’, Western New York (CBS Video)

“Sunday Morning” takes us among the deer at the Tifft Nature Preserve in Erie County, in western New York State. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.

The Tifft Nature Preserve is a 264-acre nature preserve in Buffalo, New York, and one of the largest municipal nature preserves in New York.

Wildlife: ‘Yellowstone Bison’ Are Built For Winter Survival (Video)

With a dense coat, a powerful mass of muscle and a large head ideally suited for clearing away snow and locating buried grass, bison are built for frigid conditions in Yellowstone. If it wasn’t for a hidden herd in the deepest reaches of this National Park, bison would have been wiped out in the late 1800s. Today, thousands of them thrive.

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Wildlife: ‘Amazon Pigmy Geckos – The Unsinkable Lizard’ (BBC Earth Video)

This little pygmy gecko has an amazing superpower, that helps it survive in the wet season.

The Amazon pigmy gecko is a species of lizard in the Sphaerodactylidae family found in northern South America in Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, Brazil, Ecuador, and northern Peru. 

Arctic Wildlife: ‘Tracking Polar Bears With Emails’

Every morning, Jon Aars, a senior researcher at the Norwegian Polar Institute, receives a batch of emails from several female polar bears in the High Arctic, checking in and letting him know where they are. “It’s always a nice way to start the day,” he says.

This was shot as part of Call to Earth, for CNN International.

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Wildlife: ‘Puffins Pairing Up’ In Scotland (Video)

This young puffin is ready to breed – but he has to find a mate first. After securing an empty burrow, he hopes a nearby female will show interest.

An oceanic bird, puffins are summer visitors that arrive to nest between late March and early April in the vast coastal clifftop colonies. … Found in extensive cliff top colonies around the coasts of Scotland from Galloway to Wick, on the islands and along the eastern cliffs from North Berwick to Berwick-on-Tweed.