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.
A show about birds of prey includes footage of ospreys mating and catching an eight-pound salmon; European sea eagles (which have a wingspan of eight feet); and golden eagles (carrying prey weighing up to five pounds).
Exploring the language animals use to communicate with one another. Included: birds and fish communicating through their color displays; frogs croaking, dogs barking and lions roaring to protect their territories; and hens clucking to warn their young of danger.
Predators roaming the Ardennes of France and the Black Forest of Germany are studied in this documentary. Special attention is focused on fast-flying peregrines, nocturnal eagle owls and European wildcats.
The Rocky Mountains provide the setting for a study of the animals populating the area. They include trumpeter swans, pronghorns (which are found in a wildlife refuge near Yellowstone National Park), bison, moose, wapiti, grizzly bears and lemmings.