A close look at animal species found in Antarctica. Featured is footage of emperor and Adelie penguins in various stages of development, Weddell seals (which may grow to nine feet in length and weigh up to 900 pounds) and leopard seals, the penguins' archenemies.
Exploring Scandinavia, a land of contrasts. A variety of wildlife is observed, including reindeer, wolverines, grebes and geese, which inhabit varied geographical areas: mountains, tundra and lush countryside.
The role color plays in the everyday existence of animals and man. Included: its usefulness in the animal kingdom as a camouflage for predators and prey; and its use by humans to attract attention, clothe themselves and decorate their surroundings.
Cold power---how Eskimos in the Arctic adapt to their frigid environment and put it to practical use. Films show their hunting and building techniques and demonstrate their reliance on animals for food, fuel, clothing, tools.
South America's Cordilleras mountain chain is the setting for this nature study. Included are explanations of the native animals' survival tactics and close looks at the Andean condor (considered kings of the mountains by the Incas), Andean geese and vicunas.
The delicate balance of nature in the Everglades is examined, including the myriad varieties of bird species found there. Observed: grebes, which mysteriously eat their own feathers; anhingas, snake-like birds which feast on the abundant fish.