Observing Indonesian wildlife. Included: Komodo dragons battling for a mate; maleo birds incubating eggs in volcanic sand; proboscis monkeys leaping across rivers to escape crocodiles; and a red-knobbed hornbill walling herself up in a tree hole for three months to protect her and her chick while her mate feeds her figs. Also: a visit to the 8th-century Borobudhur Buddhist temple.
An exploration of Indonesia's dual Asian and Australasian wildlife heritage. Asian tigers roam Sumatra, while kangaroos can be found on New Guinea. The dividing line: the sea trenches east of Bali. William Hootkins narrates.
A look at how Indonesia's wildlife, and the islands themselves, have evolved in "nature's most extraordinary living laboratory." Animals encountered range from elephants to monarch butterflies and Komodo dragons. William Hootkins narrates.