For more than a quarter-century, Nature has brought the beauty and wonder of the natural world into American homes, in the process becoming the benchmark of natural history programs on American television. Featuring stunning film clips of a wide array of animals and ecosystems, Nature stands out as one of the longest-running and most-viewed wildlife programs in television history.

Nature: "A Sloth Named Velcro"

Premieres Wednesday, Nov. 5, 8pm, WGBH 2

Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers. Sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers are also springing up, as development often displaces these gentle creatures.

Filmed in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia, this is a story of friendship between a journalist and the sloth she named Velcro and a network of people working to learn more about sloths in order to protect them.

A Sloth Named Velcro

A Sloth Named Velcro

Nature

Examine the friendship between a journalist and a sloth, and see people trying to protect sloths.

60 min.

Snow Monkeys

Snow Monkeys

Nature

Follow a troop of snow monkeys in Japan to see how they prepare to face the world.

60 min.

A Murder of Crows

A Murder of Crows

Nature

Review research that has shown crows are among the most intelligent animals in the world.

60 min.

Animal Misfits

Animal Misfits

Nature

View odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that seem ill-equipped for survival, yet cling to life.

60 min.

Saving Otter 501

Saving Otter 501

Nature

An effort to save an orphaned baby sea otter is detailed.

60 min.

Salmon: Running the Gauntlet

Salmon: Running the Gauntlet

Nature

Efforts to save the Pacific salmon have radically manipulated their lifestyle. Explore possible paths to recovery in this exposure of a creative, complex, and expensive approach to managing an endangered species.

Schedule

Friday
10/31/14 9:00 PM
'GBH Kids
Saturday
11/1/14 1:00 AM
WGBH 2
Sunday
11/2/14 8:00 PM
WGBH World
Monday
11/3/14 12:00 AM
WGBH World
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