Dec 28, 2011:
Elderly and handicapped elephants living on a preserve in Thailand are treated to live piano performance of Beethoven's Pathétique Sonata. Don't worry! This piano has keys made exclusively of plastic and NOT ivory!
Nov 22, 2011:
In an awesome display of teamwork an entire herd of elephants comes the aid of a calf that has fallen into a river and is sure to drown. Elephants are, in ever sense of the word, herd animals and they always look out for one another!
Nov 8, 2011:
The Amageza Run is a long-distance endurance challenge for motorcyclists that takes place in South Africa. In order to compete, one must qualify but during one rider's qualifying run he happened upon a calf stuck in an irrigation canal and didn't think twice about stopping to lend a hand!
Oct 25, 2011:
David Attenborough presents the amazing lyre bird, which mimics the calls of other birds - and chainsaws and camera shutters. This clever creature is one of the most impressive and funny in nature, with unbelievable sounds to match the beautiful pictures
Oct 18, 2011:
Who needs a cattle dog? This enterprising rancher has hit upon a much more effective way of herding his cattle, a remote control car! It seems that the cows are equal parts fascinated and spooked by this little vehicle which makes it perfect for getting the beasts from point a to point b!
Aug 30, 2011:
When you think "race" a tortoise may not come immediately to mind but don't tell that to Cruiser! This Sonoroan Desert Tortoise is giving scooter-driver Josef a run for his money as the two do laps in the backyard. My guess is that Josef's battery is going to run out of power before Cruiser does!
Aug 9, 2011:
The fight over the spotted owl comes to Arizona, where efforts to protect its forest habitat have backfired, increasing the danger of devastating wildfires. Is there a way to protect the spotted owl and the land?
Jul 6, 2011:
When a helpless baby hummingbird is attacked and all hope seems lost, a young man finds her, takes her home, and nurses her back to health. Three cheers for compassion, bottle-feeding, and flying lessons!
Jun 27, 2011:
On scorching summer days, Texans look out for their own, whatever their species. When a baby armadillo sees his chance for a long cold drink, he lets his armor down and ambles on over -- to the delight of his human neighbors.