Fighting for Rhinos

Illegal hunting of rhinoceroses has risen to epidemic levels in recent years to meet surging demand – mainly in parts of Asia – for their horns, which are highly prized for supposed medicinal qualities. Costing more than gold on the black market, these horns can fetch up to US$65,000 per kilogram. In Battleground: Rhino Wars, […]

Animals up close and personal

Always wanted to get up close and personal with your favorite animals but realize they’re scattered all over the globe? Animal Atlas 2 is the answer! This fun and informative series introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers, and […]

Kitty Training 101

The belief that cats cannot be trained is wrong. Cats can learn to do some amazing stunts, with the right guidance. Here are three tricks to teach your cat. SHAKING HANDS Young cats pick up tricks easier than mature ones, but even an older kitty can master this move. Keep your training sessions short, no […]

The afterlife

For seven days and seven nights, in the heart of Africa, one of nature’s great events has been recorded in unrivaled detail. In Animal Planet’s Afterlife: Hippo, experience an entire ecological system including dangerous predators, opportunistic scavengers, brutal birds and insects devour the enormous carcass of an adult hippopotamus. An unparalleled celebration of life, death, […]