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How Do Birds Fly?
How Do Birds Fly?

With some notable exceptions, most birds can fly with ease. But how do they do it?

Zebra Domestication
Zebra Domestication

Zebras evolved among the Old World horses within the last 4 million years.

Why do Zebra have Stripes?
Why do Zebra have Stripes?

The question "why do zebra have stripes?" is one that has been asked a thousand times.

Why do Elephants have a Trunk?
Why do Elephants have a Trunk?

You can't think of elephants without immediately picturing that long trunk.

Why do Narwhals have a Tusk?
Why do Narwhals have a Tusk?

The exact function of the narwhal's tusk has troubled scientists for years.

African Penguin Conservation Issues
African Penguin Conservation Issues

Penguin populations around the world are declining - here we focus on the African species.

The Curious Case of Spotted Hyaenas and Sex
The Curious Case of Hyaenas and Sex

Spotted hyaenas are far more remarkable than their evil, cackling scavenger label.

Hints and Tips for Filming One Minute Wildlife Films
Hints and Tips for Filming One Minute Wildlife Films

Wildlife producer/director Paul Williams shares his 11-step guide to wildlife filmmaking.

Creative Wildlife Filming Helps Secure Unique Perspectives
Creative Wildlife Filming Helps Secure Unique Perspectives

Photographer Will Burrard-Lucas on how he captures unique images of wildlife.

A Beginners Guide to Wildlife Filmmaking
A Beginners Guide to Wildlife Filmmaking

Deep-down we all yearn to join wildlife film crews on their television productions.

How to Film Birdfeeders and Pets
How to Film Birdfeeders and Pets

Where's easier to film than your own back garden?

How to Film Small Subjects in Macro
How to Film Small Subjects in Macro

Nigel Marven takes us through the essentials of filming small or slow-moving subjects.

How to Film Rockpools and Water
How to Film Rockpools and Water

Everyone loves to visit the seaside! Will it provide a subject for your Eden Shorts?

How to Film Seabirds
How to Film Seabirds

The Shetlands provide the perfect place to discover how to film wild sea birds.

How to Film Kingfishers and Dragonflies
How to Film Kingfishers and Dragonflies

Simon King offers techniques for filming wildlife around freshwater habitats.

How to Spot the Tracks and Signs of Wildlife
How to Spot the Tracks and Signs of Wildlife

If there's one person that knows how to spot the signs of wildlife, it's Simon King!

Capturing Wildlife on Camera
Capturing Wildlife on Camera

Wildlife photographer Richard Peters on how to get wildlife in your viewfinder.

Five Ways to Find Wildlife in the City
Five Ways to Find Wildlife in the City

Sam Hobson heads to the urban streets to find the best ways to photograph animals.

How To Be A Presenter - Story, Narration and Sound
How To Be A Presenter - Story, Narration and Sound

Chris Packham enlists the help of predatory plants for his top tips on presenting.

How To Be A Wildlife Presenter - Research, Positioning and Scripts
How To Be A Presenter - Research, Positioning and Scripts

Chris Packham enlists the help of a male turkey for his top tips on presenting.

How To Create A Wildlife Short From Scratch
How To Create A Wildlife Short From Scratch

Wildlife presenter Anneka Svenska's run down of how to produce your wildlife short films.

Getting The Best Out Of Your Wildlife Film
Getting The Best Out Of Your Wildlife Film

Get the best out of your short nature films with these quick, easy to follow tips.

Discovering a Good Wildlife Film Location
Discovering a Good Wildlife Film Location

Struggling to find good filming spot? Here's 7 tips to get you started.

Filming With Wildlife Boxes With Nigel Marven
Filming With Wildlife Boxes With Nigel Marven

Getting shots of great behaviour is the essence of a fantastic wildlife film.

How To Film Badgers With Nigel Marven
How To Film Badgers With Nigel Marven

Badgers can be hard to find, especially when you want to get footage of them.

Creating A Great Eden Shorts Wildlife Film
What Makes A Great Short Wildlife Film?

You want to create a wildlife film - but what do you need to think about?