A horse’s head, a monkey’s tail, males that give birth—seahorses are by all accounts fascinating freaks of nature. They have captured human hearts and become an icon of our oceans, but today these enchanting fish have a price on their head, the animals being worth up to their weight in silver. Indeed, the demand for seahorses is so great it could wipe them off the map, unless a global battle to save them is won.
This week on the Love Nature streaming app, wildlife filmmaker Natali Tesche-Ricciardi sets out to discover what makes these fish so very special, and so coveted they are being sought after worldwide, dead or alive. Watch Seahorses: Wanted Dead or Alive right now for free, with a 30-day free trial of Love Nature, for the best nature documentaries on demand.
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Seahorses: Wanted Dead or Alive
With a horse’s head, a monkey’s tail and males that give birth to offspring, seahorses are amongst the ocean’s most captivating and iconic inhabitants. Follow wildlife filmmaker Natali Tesche-Ricciardi as she sets out to investigate the causes of the rapidly plummeting seahorse population.
Zoo Juniors—Eps. 7
There are problems for some of the animals at the zoo. The giant anteater cannot support her new baby. The keepers have to step in to ensure the newborn survives. In the llama enclosure, an adult female gives birth in front of the keepers, but the baby cannot stand. And there is a big, cuddly ball of fluff keeping the bear keepers very busy.
Zoo Juniors—Eps. 8
Knowing your animal and how to handle a zoo baby is all part of the skill of being a zookeeper. An injured baby aardvark needs some tender loving care, while a mother skunk has given birth to a record litter of 10 newborns. Meanwhile, one of the keepers performs a quick dental check on bonobo baby, Likemba. Out in the rhino compound, baby Kigoma learns the hard way how to keep cool from his mud-loving mum, Maburi.
Norin’s Ark: Eyes of the Jungle
Norin arrives in Costa Rica to discover a group of sloths have fallen ill to a mysterious disease that threatens to wipe out the entire colony. He must quickly investigate the cause of this epidemic while performing life-saving surgeries on other animals in the hopes of relieving their intense suffering.
Environment: Tofino—Part 1
Nature Scenes are an immersive, ultra HD, Slow TV viewing experience—unencumbered by words—showing our world at its most beautiful. One hour of uninterrupted views of Tofino. Explore the forest paradise by the coast and enjoy the tall trees, soft moss and an adorable black bear.