Profiles of Nature

Profiles of Nature

1992 - 2009, Arts / Culture, Science
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Episode Guide

  • Profiles of Nature - Deadly Spinsters: A Spider's World (Episode 218)
    Episode 218:

    Deadly Spinsters: A Spider's World

    The complex and varied behaviour of spiders.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Bear Necessities (Episode 217)
    Episode 217:

    The Bear Necessities

    The relationship between the grizzly and black bears during the salmon run.

  • Profiles of Nature - A Mountain Goat's Story (Episode 216)
    Episode 216:

    A Mountain Goat's Story

    Various animals flock to a remote plateau high in the Canadian Rockies.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Arctic: No Place to Hide (Episode 215)
    Episode 215:

    The Arctic: No Place to Hide

    Creatures of the high Arctic must survive the cold and attacks from predators.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Wonder of Baby Animals (Episode 214)
    Episode 214:

    The Wonder of Baby Animals

  • Profiles of Nature - Echoes of the Carolinian Forest (Episode 213)
    Episode 213:

    Echoes of the Carolinian Forest

    Small pockets of Carolinian forests are found in Canada.

  • Profiles of Nature - Crowned Heads of the Wilderness (Episode 212)
    Episode 212:

    Crowned Heads of the Wilderness

    Animals with antlers.

  • Profiles of Nature - Rodents: The Fast And The Furriest (Episode 211)
    Episode 211:

    Rodents: The Fast And The Furriest

    Rodents are a vital link in the food chain.

  • Profiles of Nature - In Praise of Wolves (Episode 210)
    Episode 210:

    In Praise of Wolves

    Jim Wuepper rears four generations of wolves at his compound in Michigan, observing their social behavior in controlled conditions.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Badlands (Episode 209)
    Episode 209:

    The Badlands

  • Profiles of Nature - Lizards: Hunters and the Hunted (Episode 208)
    Episode 208:

    Lizards: Hunters and the Hunted

  • Profiles of Nature - Deer On the Run (Episode 207)
    Episode 207:

    Deer On the Run

  • Profiles of Nature - Bear Attack: Polar Bears (Episode 206)
    Episode 206:

    Bear Attack: Polar Bears

  • Profiles of Nature - Everglades: Life in the Sea of Grass (Episode 205)
    Episode 205:

    Everglades: Life in the Sea of Grass

  • Profiles of Nature - Summer on the Treeline (Episode 204)
    Episode 204:

    Summer on the Treeline

    Cinematographer Brian Rundle studies a boreal forest near in Manitoba that suffered a cataclysmic fire a year earlier; the fire created a new ecosystem, teeming with animals and plant life.

  • Profiles of Nature - A Passion for Nature (Episode 203)
    Episode 203:

    A Passion for Nature

    Robert Taylor's lifelong dedication to wildlife is illustrated in his art.

  • Profiles of Nature - Working for Wildlife (Episode 202)
    Episode 202:

    Working for Wildlife

    William Carrick helps restore the trumpeter swan to eastern North America.

  • Profiles of Nature - Rain Forest of the Pacific Northwest (Episode 201)
    Episode 201:

    Rain Forest of the Pacific Northwest

    A myriad of species dwell in North America's only rain forest.

  • Profiles of Nature - Moose: The Moody Monarch (Episode 200)
    Episode 200:

    Moose: The Moody Monarch

    The largest, most-powerful member of the deer family, the moose tends to treat other animals and its surroundings well.

  • Profiles of Nature - Tarantulas (Episode 199)
    Episode 199:

    Tarantulas

    Many species of tarantulas are made distinct by brilliant markings and diverse ways of hunting, mating and nest-building.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Magic of Baby Animals (Episode 198)
    Episode 198:

    The Magic of Baby Animals

    Baby animals from around the world.

  • Profiles of Nature - Bear Necessities (Episode 197)
    Episode 197:

    Bear Necessities

    Bears face a shrinking habitat.

  • Profiles of Nature - Beasts of the East (Episode 196)
    Episode 196:

    Beasts of the East

  • Profiles of Nature - Frogs - Leaping Wizards (Episode 195)
    Episode 195:

    Frogs - Leaping Wizards

    Few animals can claim the spectacular diversity of the frog family.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Beluga Whale (Episode 194)
    Episode 194:

    The Beluga Whale

  • Profiles of Nature - Turtles: The Shell Game (Episode 193)
    Episode 193:

    Turtles: The Shell Game

    The oldest living reptiles on earth are struggling to survive.

  • Profiles of Nature - Black Bears: Trouble Bruin (Episode 192)
    Episode 192:

    Black Bears: Trouble Bruin

    Bears lose substantial body weight over the cold months.

  • Profiles of Nature - Coyote: The Wily Vagabond (Episode 191)
    Episode 191:

    Coyote: The Wily Vagabond

  • Profiles of Nature - Meet the Weasels (Episode 190)
    Episode 190:

    Meet the Weasels

    Similarities and differences between the fisher, otter, wolverine, badger and mink.

  • Profiles of Nature - Tiny Perfect Predators: Mantids and Dragonflies (Episode 189)
    Episode 189:

    Tiny Perfect Predators: Mantids and Dragonflies

    The adaptations and predatory skills of the mantids and dragonflies.

  • Profiles of Nature - Wolves of the Americas (Episode 188)
    Episode 188:

    Wolves of the Americas

  • Profiles of Nature - Life on the Edge (Episode 187)
    Episode 187:

    Life on the Edge

    Animals living in mountain habitats face extreme weather and scarce food.

  • Profiles of Nature - Grizzly Connection (Episode 186)
    Episode 186:

    Grizzly Connection

  • Profiles of Nature - Vultures (Episode 185)
    Episode 185:

    Vultures

  • Profiles of Nature - The Weird, the Wet, and the Slimy (Episode 183)
    Episode 183:

    The Weird, the Wet, and the Slimy

  • Profiles of Nature - Venemous Snakes (Episode 182)
    Episode 182:

    Venemous Snakes

  • Profiles of Nature - Venemous Spiders (Episode 181)
    Episode 181:

    Venemous Spiders

  • Profiles of Nature - The Red Fox (Episode 180)
    Episode 180:

    The Red Fox

  • Profiles of Nature - The Magic of Baby Animals (Episode 179)
    Episode 179:

    The Magic of Baby Animals

    Baby animals from around the world.

  • Profiles of Nature - Wild Pacific Northwest Odyssey (Episode 178)
    Episode 178:

    Wild Pacific Northwest Odyssey

    Forests of the Pacific Northwest.

  • Profiles of Nature - Mysterious Marsh (Episode 177)
    Episode 177:

    Mysterious Marsh

    Ecosystem of a North American marsh.

  • Profiles of Nature - Camouflage (Episode 176)
    Episode 176:

    Camouflage

    Natural camouflage helps animals avoid detection by predators.

  • Profiles of Nature - Carolinean Zone (Episode 175)
    Episode 175:

    Carolinean Zone

  • Profiles of Nature - Beauties and the Beastlies (Episode 174)
    Episode 174:

    Beauties and the Beastlies

    Nature's loveliest and ugliest.

  • Profiles of Nature - Bear Attack: The Predatory Black Bear (Episode 173)
    Episode 173:

    Bear Attack: The Predatory Black Bear

    Black bears attack people in response to human activities.

  • Profiles of Nature - Animals of the Rocky Mountains (Episode 172)
    Episode 172:

    Animals of the Rocky Mountains

    A survey of Rocky Mountain wildlife spans all four seasons.

  • Profiles of Nature - Last Jungles in Africa (Episode 171)
    Episode 171:

    Last Jungles in Africa

    National parks in Uganda are the last refuge for some creatures.

  • Profiles of Nature - Gator (Episode 170)
    Episode 170:

    Gator

    Rolf Kraiker films alligators in the Southeast.

  • Profiles of Nature - Claws: The World of Crabs and Lobsters (Episode 169)
    Episode 169:

    Claws: The World of Crabs and Lobsters

    Ocean crustaceans.

  • Profiles of Nature - Man of the Wilderness (Episode 168)
    Episode 168:

    Man of the Wilderness

    Andre-Francois Bourbeau develops wilderness survival techniques.

  • Profiles of Nature - Bird Watcher's Paradise (Episode 166)
    Episode 166:

    Bird Watcher's Paradise

    Florida's Sanibel Island is home to spectacular species of birds.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Man Who Loved Birds (Episode 165)
    Episode 165:

    The Man Who Loved Birds

    John Bax fulfills his dream to film birds in their habitats.

  • Profiles of Nature - From the Pacific Rim to the Serengeti (Episode 164)
    Episode 164:

    From the Pacific Rim to the Serengeti

    Canadian activist Bristol Foster works to preserve the environment.

  • Profiles of Nature - Naturalist With a Camera (Episode 163)
    Episode 163:

    Naturalist With a Camera

    Norman Lightfoot films seals in the North Atlantic.

  • Profiles of Nature - Around the Inland Sea (Episode 162)
    Episode 162:

    Around the Inland Sea

    Lake Superior is the world's largest fresh water lake.

  • Profiles of Nature - Spirit of the Wilderness (Episode 161)
    Episode 161:

    Spirit of the Wilderness

    Bill Mason's photographs and writings depict the northern wilderness.

  • Profiles of Nature - In Search of the Hawk (Episode 160)
    Episode 160:

    In Search of the Hawk

    Joe Milner studies birds of prey.

  • Profiles of Nature - Unpredictable Prairie (Episode 159)
    Episode 159:

    Unpredictable Prairie

    Birds and wildlife of North America's plains.

  • Profiles of Nature - Wilderness Magic (Episode 158)
    Episode 158:

    Wilderness Magic

    Dan Gibson's work as a cameraman and sound-recordist wins accolades.

  • Profiles of Nature - The World of Baby Animals (Episode 157)
    Episode 157:

    The World of Baby Animals

    Rituals and behavior of baby animals.

  • Profiles of Nature - Camera in the Wilderness (Episode 156)
    Episode 156:

    Camera in the Wilderness

    Wildlife photographer Jean-Louis Frund.

  • Profiles of Nature - Nature in Close-Up (Episode 155)
    Episode 155:

    Nature in Close-Up

    Metamorphosis; bee colony; cedar waxwing.

  • Profiles of Nature - Animal Aliens (Episode 154)
    Episode 154:

    Animal Aliens

    Transplanted exotic animals thrive in isolated pockets of North America.

  • Profiles of Nature - A Hundred Years of Algonquin (Episode 153)
    Episode 153:

    A Hundred Years of Algonquin

    Canada's Algonquin Park is a haven for wildlife and nature lovers.

  • Profiles of Nature - North to the Arctic Tundra (Episode 152)
    Episode 152:

    North to the Arctic Tundra

    Filmmakers arrive by helicopter in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Profiles of Nature - A Passion for Canoes (Episode 151)
    Episode 151:

    A Passion for Canoes

    Adventurers retrace the routes of Canada's fur traders.

  • Profiles of Nature - Wasps (Episode 150)
    Episode 150:

    Wasps

  • Profiles of Nature - Spider's World (Episode 149)
    Episode 149:

    Spider's World

  • Profiles of Nature - Arctic Survival (Episode 148)
    Episode 148:

    Arctic Survival

  • Profiles of Nature - The Porcupine and the Skunk (Episode 147)
    Episode 147:

    The Porcupine and the Skunk

    Two of nature's most misunderstood animals, the porcupine and the skunk.

  • Profiles of Nature - Beluga Whales: Spirit of the Deep (Episode 146)
    Episode 146:

    Beluga Whales: Spirit of the Deep

    Biologists study the complex social structure of Canadian beluga whales.

  • Profiles of Nature - Rediscover the Natural World (Episode 127)
    Episode 127:

    Rediscover the Natural World

  • Profiles of Nature - Travels With My Antlers (Episode 126)
    Episode 126:

    Travels With My Antlers

  • Profiles of Nature - Emperor of the Woods (Episode 124)
    Episode 124:

    Emperor of the Woods

  • Profiles of Nature - The Butterfly Man (Episode 119)
    Episode 119:

    The Butterfly Man

    Norman Lightfoot studies the migration routes of butterflies.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Big E (Episode 118)
    Episode 118:

    The Big E

    Bristol Foster leads a group of environmentalists on a tour of the Turnagain River in Northern British Columbia.

  • Profiles of Nature - Arctic Journeys (Episode 117)
    Episode 117:

    Arctic Journeys

    Highlights of cinematographer/videographer Norman Lightfoot's visits to the Arctic.

  • Profiles of Nature - Rattlesnake Sanctuary (Episode 116)
    Episode 116:

    Rattlesnake Sanctuary

    Georgian Bay Islands National Park, on Lake Huron, is a sanctuary for endangered rattlers.

  • Profiles of Nature - Arctic Sanctuary (Episode 115)
    Episode 115:

    Arctic Sanctuary

    Photographer Rolf Kraiker takes his children on an Arctic shoot.

  • Profiles of Nature - Rain Forests of Southeast Asia (Episode 114)
    Episode 114:

    Rain Forests of Southeast Asia

    Cinematographer Bristol Foster films Southeast Asian rain forests.

  • Profiles of Nature - Myvatn: Ecology of a Lake (Episode 113)
    Episode 113:

    Myvatn: Ecology of a Lake

    Arctic and temperate zones meet at Lake Myvatn in Iceland.

  • Profiles of Nature - Urban Wilderness (Episode 112)
    Episode 112:

    Urban Wilderness

    Nature takes over an artificial peninsula.

  • Profiles of Nature - Iceland: Coastal Wings (Episode 111)
    Episode 111:

    Iceland: Coastal Wings

    Seabirds thrive in volcanic, subarctic Iceland.

  • Profiles of Nature - Microscopic Wilderness (Episode 110)
    Episode 110:

    Microscopic Wilderness

    Microscopic species adapt to survive.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Masked Bandit (Episode 108)
    Episode 108:

    The Masked Bandit

    Raccoons survive in rural and urban environments.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Magic of Wildlife Photography (Episode 107)
    Episode 107:

    The Magic of Wildlife Photography

    Award-winning Canadian nature photographer Peter Bisset.

  • Profiles of Nature - Seasons of the Deer (Episode 106)
    Episode 106:

    Seasons of the Deer

    Ron Storey films a family of white-tailed deer.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Pronghorn (Episode 100)
    Episode 100:

    The Pronghorn

    The pronghorn antelope of North America's prairie grasslands.

  • Profiles of Nature - Winged Predators of the Forest (Episode 97)
    Episode 97:

    Winged Predators of the Forest

    Videographer Brian Rundle studies the life of a goshawk.

  • Profiles of Nature - Experiencing Nature (Episode 96)
    Episode 96:

    Experiencing Nature

    Myrna Berlet teaches wildlife photography to an enthusiast.

  • Profiles of Nature - Freshwater Jungle (Episode 94)
    Episode 94:

    Freshwater Jungle

    Pond creatures.

  • Profiles of Nature - World of the Badlands (Episode 93)
    Episode 93:

    World of the Badlands

    Coyotes, bison and yellow-bellied marmot inhabit the Canadian badlands.

  • Profiles of Nature - World of the Cecropia Moth (Episode 92)
    Episode 92:

    World of the Cecropia Moth

    The life cycle of the cecropia moth.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Rise and Fall of Minnesing Swamp (Episode 91)
    Episode 91:

    The Rise and Fall of Minnesing Swamp

    A family explores a swamp flooded by spring runoff.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Day the Orcas Returned (Episode 90)
    Episode 90:

    The Day the Orcas Returned

    A rare and intimate look at killer whales.

  • Profiles of Nature - Penguins, Dolphins & Killer Whales (Episode 89)
    Episode 89:

    Penguins, Dolphins & Killer Whales

    Cinematographer Robert Ryan travels to Patagonia.

  • Profiles of Nature - Wildlife in the Backyard (Episode 88)
    Episode 88:

    Wildlife in the Backyard

    Joe Milner films backyard birds.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Moose of Algonquin (Episode 87)
    Episode 87:

    The Moose of Algonquin

    Deer and bear numbers decline as moose populations increase.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Invisible Zoo (Episode 86)
    Episode 86:

    The Invisible Zoo

    Habitats, social skills and parenting techniques of Canadian wildlife.

  • Profiles of Nature - Birds in Winter (Episode 80)
    Episode 80:

    Birds in Winter

    Non-migratory birds endure the trials of winter.

  • Profiles of Nature - Poet of the Landscape (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    Poet of the Landscape

    Cinematographer Patrick Carey captures the feel of his native Ireland on film.

  • Profiles of Nature - Why Animals Act That Way (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    Why Animals Act That Way

    Behavior patterns and instinct of wild animals.

  • Profiles of Nature - In Search of the Howler Monkey (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    In Search of the Howler Monkey

    A Canadian studies howler monkeys in Costa Rica.

  • Profiles of Nature - Magic of Flight (Episode 75)
    Episode 75:

    Magic of Flight

    Flight simulator provides realism to film footage.

  • Profiles of Nature - At Home Under Water (Episode 74)
    Episode 74:

    At Home Under Water

    Photographer Robert Ryan works in the South Atlantic.

  • Profiles of Nature - Return of the Trumpeter (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    Return of the Trumpeter

    The trumpeter swan returns to the Canadian wild.

  • Profiles of Nature - Inhabitants of a Hidden World (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    Inhabitants of a Hidden World

    Social skills and parenting habits of polar bears.

  • Profiles of Nature - A Brush With the Polar Bear (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:

    A Brush With the Polar Bear

    The family life of the polar bear.

  • Profiles of Nature - Predators of Hawk Cliff (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    Predators of Hawk Cliff

    North American raptors rest at Hawk Cliff, Ontario, on Lake Erie.

  • Profiles of Nature - Captured on Canvas (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    Captured on Canvas

    Artist George McLean captures "the mystery of wild things" on canvas.

  • Profiles of Nature - Mountain Safari (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Mountain Safari

    Cameraman Norman Lightfoot records big game in the Alaskan mountains.

  • Profiles of Nature - Wood Duck (Episode 67)
    Episode 67:

    Wood Duck

    Baby wood ducks fly for the first time.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Cougar (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    The Cougar

    A cougar moves her cubs from cave to cave to elude her mate.

  • Profiles of Nature - Hawks (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

    Hawks

    Filmmakers record hawk species near Lake Erie.

  • Profiles of Nature - Wonder of Migration (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

    Wonder of Migration

    Scientists believe chemistry and environment affect animal migration.

  • Profiles of Nature - Pronghorn (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

    Pronghorn

    Threatened pronghorns slowly increase in number.

  • Profiles of Nature - World of the Bog (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    World of the Bog

    Frogs, birds, deer and flowers thrive in a bog.

  • Profiles of Nature - Growing With Nature (Episode 61)
    Episode 61:

    Growing With Nature

    A cinematographer introduces his children to Ontario's wildlife.

  • Profiles of Nature - Arctic Nursery (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    Arctic Nursery

    Species of fox, hare, wolf and the musk ox adapt to arctic cold.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Orca and the Manatee (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    The Orca and the Manatee

    Killer whales of the Pacific; manatees of the Caribbean.

  • Profiles of Nature - World of the Mountain (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    World of the Mountain

    Wildlife of North America's coastal mountains.

  • Profiles of Nature - Roseate Spoonbill (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    Roseate Spoonbill

    The roseate spoonbill nests in Florida.

  • Profiles of Nature - Tree Squirrels (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

    Tree Squirrels

    Gray, red, black and albino squirrels inhabit North America.

  • Profiles of Nature - Pelicans (Episode 55)
    Episode 55:

    Pelicans

    White pelicans look bizarre as chicks.

  • Profiles of Nature - Animals With Antlers (Episode 54)
    Episode 54:

    Animals With Antlers

    Deer, elk, caribou and moose grow new antlers each year.

  • Profiles of Nature - Trumpeter Swan (Episode 53)
    Episode 53:

    Trumpeter Swan

    Conservation efforts save the trumpeter swan.

  • Profiles of Nature - Water Raiders (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    Water Raiders

    Water raiders include herons, egrets, terns, loons and pelicans.

  • Profiles of Nature - Bluebirds (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Bluebirds

    The eastern bluebird is a member of the thrush family.

  • Profiles of Nature - Ground Squirrels (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:

    Ground Squirrels

    Ground squirrels include woodchucks, gophers and marmots.

  • Profiles of Nature - Woodpeckers (Episode 49)
    Episode 49:

    Woodpeckers

    Colorful woodpeckers nest in hollow trees and stumps.

  • Profiles of Nature - Warblers (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:

    Warblers

    The spring migration of warblers through Point Pelee National Park in Canada.

  • Profiles of Nature - Black Bear (Episode 47)
    Episode 47:

    Black Bear

    The strong, intelligent and unpredictable North American black bear.

  • Profiles of Nature - Elephant Seals (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Elephant Seals

    The breeding beaches of the giant northern elephant seals.

  • Profiles of Nature - Walter & Myrna Berlet, Nature Cinematographers (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

    Walter & Myrna Berlet, Nature Cinematographers

    Nature cinematographers Walter and Myrna Berlet.

  • Profiles of Nature - Elk (Episode 44)
    Episode 44:

    Elk

    The North American elk, from calf births in spring to winter survival.

  • Profiles of Nature - Bird Island (Episode 43)
    Episode 43:

    Bird Island

    The alcids, a distinctive group of sea birds, inhabit the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

  • Profiles of Nature - World of Plants (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    World of Plants

    The relationships of insects and man with plants.

  • Profiles of Nature - Canada Goose (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    Canada Goose

    The distinctive V-formation of Canada geese.

  • Profiles of Nature - White-Tailed Deer (Episode 40)
    Episode 40:

    White-Tailed Deer

    White-tailed deer remain motionless to escape detection.

  • Profiles of Nature - Bald Eagle (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    Bald Eagle

    The bald eagle nests in Canada in the spring.

  • Profiles of Nature - Red-Tailed Hawk (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    Red-Tailed Hawk

    The red-tailed hawk helps control rodent populations.

  • Profiles of Nature - Return of the Sea Otter (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    Return of the Sea Otter

    The sea otters of Canada's Pacific coast.

  • Profiles of Nature - Woodland Moose (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Woodland Moose

    Life patterns of the woodland moose.

  • Profiles of Nature - Harp Seal (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    Harp Seal

    Each February, female harp seals bear their single pups on ice floes near Canada.

  • Profiles of Nature - Grouse Family (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:

    Grouse Family

    The elaborate courtship and territorial displays of North American grouse species.

  • Profiles of Nature - Galapagos (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    Galapagos

    The species of the isolated Galapagos Islands.

  • Profiles of Nature - Bison (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    Bison

    The largest North American land mammal, the bison.

  • Profiles of Nature - Grizzly Bears (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Grizzly Bears

    Females and the interaction of adult grizzlies teach the cubs.

  • Profiles of Nature - Common Eider (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    Common Eider

    The common eider duck is found from Iceland to Maine.

  • Profiles of Nature - Patagonia (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    Patagonia

    Patagonia's rugged coast offers sanctuary to South American wildlife.

  • Profiles of Nature - Musk Ox (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    Musk Ox

    The musk ox of Greenland and Canada's high Arctic.

  • Profiles of Nature - Greater Sandhill Crane (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Greater Sandhill Crane

    The migration, nesting and raising of the greater sandhill crane.

  • Profiles of Nature - Marsh (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    Marsh

    A variety of creatures depends on wetland habitats.

  • Profiles of Nature - The Coot (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    The Coot

    The gregarious coot shows its noisy, aggressive territorialism.

  • Profiles of Nature - Ron Parker, Wildlife Artist (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    Ron Parker, Wildlife Artist

    A Canadian watercolor artist is profiled.

  • Profiles of Nature - Red-Throated Loon (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Red-Throated Loon

    The red-throated loon of the Queen Charlotte Islands.

  • Profiles of Nature - Great Gray Owl (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Great Gray Owl

    Nesting, hatching and raising of the great gray owl.

  • Profiles of Nature - Vancouver Island Marmot (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    Vancouver Island Marmot

    The endangered Vancouver Island marmot.

  • Profiles of Nature - Gray Seals of Sable Island (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    Gray Seals of Sable Island

    A study shows migration of gray seal herds.

  • Profiles of Nature - Hummingbirds (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Hummingbirds

    High-speed film captures each wing beat of a hummingbird.

  • Profiles of Nature - Imprinting (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    Imprinting

    Biologists show how baby animals imprint human parents.

  • Profiles of Nature - Great Blue Heron (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    Great Blue Heron

    Film records the great blue heron's courtship, nesting and territorialism.

  • Profiles of Nature - Robert Hermes, Nature Cinematographer (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    Robert Hermes, Nature Cinematographer

    Nature cinematographer Robert Hermes' career.

  • Profiles of Nature - Herring Gull (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Herring Gull

    A cleanup of the Lake Ontario ecosystem.

  • Profiles of Nature - Waterfowl Art of Maynard Reese (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Waterfowl Art of Maynard Reese

    Artist Maynard Reece paints waterfowl in marshes and swamps.

  • Profiles of Nature - Cougar (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Cougar

    Cougars inhabit a zoo environment resembling their natural habitat.

  • Profiles of Nature - Solitudes (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Solitudes

    A sight and sound presentation on wilderness.

  • Profiles of Nature - Beaver (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Beaver

    Beaver kits learn about their environment.

  • Profiles of Nature - Great Horned Owl (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Great Horned Owl

    A treetop nest of a great horned owl.

  • Profiles of Nature - Bighorn Sheep (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Bighorn Sheep

    The life cycle of the Rocky Mountain bighorn.

  • Profiles of Nature - Grebes (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Grebes

    The grebe is a waterfowl noted for its courtship ritual.

  • Profiles of Nature - Polar Bears (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Polar Bears

    The Canadian Wildlife Service follows the migratory routes of the polar bear through Churchill, Manitoba.

  • Profiles of Nature - Mountain Goats (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Mountain Goats

    The year-round activities of mountain goats.

  • Profiles of Nature - Birds of the Arctic Tundra (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Birds of the Arctic Tundra

    The behavioral patterns of snow geese.

  • Profiles of Nature - Life in a Pond (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Life in a Pond

    Micro-organisms to vertebrates inhabit a fresh-water pond.

  • Profiles of Nature - Loon (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Loon

    The life cycle of the common loon.

  • Profiles of Nature - Hooded Seal (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Hooded Seal

    Hooded seals in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.