Animal Homes is a three-part PBS documentary series hosted by ecologist Chris Morgan, looking at how animals build their remarkable homes and the social interactions that take place in and around them. Animals, like humans, need a place they can call home to provide a safe and stable place to raise a family, whether it's a bird nest, a bear den, a beaver lodge or spider web. Using CGI, CT scans and other cutting-edge technologies to highlight engineering principles inside the structures, the series reveals how animals create their structures over time and through the seasons.
Episode 1 - The Nest
Bird nests come in all shapes and sizes, crafted from an inexhaustible diversity of materials, including fur, grasses, leaves, mosses, sticks and twigs, bones, wool, mud and spider silk.
Episode 2 - Location, Location, Location
Finding a good base of operations is key to successfully raising a family. One must find the correct stream or tree, the correct building materials, neighbors and sometimes tenants.
Episode 3 - Animal Cities
Animals congregate in huge colonies partly out of necessity and partly for the security that numbers provide.
|Trials of Life
This is a BBC documentary series presented by David Attenborough, looking at animal behavior. Uncovers how animals produce their next generation, how animals care for their young, how animals build their home, how animals communicate, etc.
This is a BBC nature documentary series narrated by David Attenborough, looking at a global overview of different habitats on Earth.
|The Living Planet
This is a BBC nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, looking at the ways in which living organisms, including humans, adapt to their surroundings.
|Life on Earth
This is a nature documentary series presented by David Attenborough, about a study of the evolution of life on the planet.