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Seven Ways to Be More (Incredible) Like Dr. Pol

The Incredible Dr. Pol is back for another brand-new season. He’ll be fielding farm calls and caring for pets of all kinds with that classic Dr. Pol flair that fans have come to know and love. Whether he’s keeping his cool reinserting a prolapse, comforting a client, tackling a wily swine, or clowning around, we…

Explore the Lesser-Known Gems of Wild Brazil

From the lush rainforests of the Amazon to the sun-soaked beaches of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is known worldwide for its stunning landscapes. However, there’s much more to this enormous country’s natural treasures than most outsiders realize. Join us as we explore a few of these lesser-known gems of wild Brazil. Feast of the Giant…

What Do These Birds Have to Be Angry About?

Apparently, the answer is: a lot. The bird world isn’t all carefree flights and sing-alongs. Tonight, we explore the more aggressive side of avian life, from the most majestic eagles to the smallest songbirds. The Eagle: Queen of the Skies What makes an eagle? Numbering at nearly sixty species worldwide, this proud but scattered family…

5 Bird Bosses That Rule The World

Tweet, chirp, or peep. Whatever the call, we love them all. From soaring great heights to traveling far distances, birds of all shapes and sizes rule the world from up above. Today we’re highlighting a few favorites. Meet five of the coolest and creepiest, biggest and baddest birds of all time. 1. The Cassowary You don’t want to…

Teaching Kids About Real Angry Birds

Laura Kromer is a retired medical professional and hands on grandmother, living in rural Georgia. She is a freelance writer and contributor for the family and lifestyle blog About a Mom. Like most kids, my granddaughters are really into the Angry Birds game and pretty much all things Angry Birds. I don’t mind so much,…

The Top 10 Iconic American Animals

Oh say can you see why we’re celebrating these top 10 iconic American Animals? With Independence Day approaching, it’s only appropriate to honor our nation’s coolest creatures! Check out these fun facts: 1. Bald Eagle As our national bird and symbol for freedom, the Bald Eagle wins for most iconic American animal. The Bald eagle is…

Behind the Scenes of Biggest & Baddest: Venom Jungle

I have a confession to make: the Venom Jungle episode of Biggest and Baddest wasn’t originally meant to be about lots of different venomous animals, it was meant to be about one: the bushmaster. I was in Canaima National Park in Venezuela to film one of the most iconic and feared snakes on earth. The…

In Search of Invasive Burmese Pythons

In Nepal, I had been lucky enough to see four Burmese pythons–beautiful animals, classified as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species. This classification means that the species is threatened with extinction in the wild and requires protection, which makes the Florida python invasion all the more tragic. In Florida, the feral population…

Transporting Dangerous Crocs Away From One Nile River Community

Join biologist Niall McCann as he heads to the hot marshy region of central Uganda to join a team of rangers from the Uganda Wildlife Authority who are helping communities by moving man-eating crocodiles away from the villages and into the national parks on Biggest & Baddest: Attack of the Giant Crocs. It was quite…

Discover the Hidden Lives of Animals With Crittercam

Animal Cam exposes the hidden lives of animals like never before… from their point-of-view. Cutting-edge cameras strapped to various animal species reveal new and fascinating behavior, all from the animal’s perspective. Learn More About Crittercam technology >> Each creature takes viewers along for a ride in their world—from Florida swamps, to African plains, all the way…