Series 2

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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.

Super Silk: The Material of the Future
Super Silk

As the strongest natural material we know of silk is a truly astonishing substance!

Incredible Plant Senses
Plant Senses

On the surface, plants can see passive, but they may be more active than you think.

Caption This: Mudskippers
Mudskippers

Do you have a caption for these mudskippers from Life?

About The Incredible Human Journey
About The Incredible Human Journey

Alice Roberts reveals how our family tree grew and spread out across the world.

Spotted Hyaenas
Spotted Hyaenas Facts and Photos

The most common African carnivore spotted hyaenas are the hunter-scavenger top dog!

Sir David Attenborough on Mole Rats
Attenborough on Mole Rats

"Mole Rats are long, like a sausage, and they are absolutely naked!"

Sir David Attenborough on The Future of Natural History
Attenborough on The Future of Natural History

"The natural world will start to be seen through the web."

About Penguins - Spy in the Huddle
About Penguins - Spy in the Huddle

The latest spy cameras give us a whole new perspective on penguin behaviour.

Sir David Attenborough on Giant Squid
Attenborough on Giant Squid

"If I got a film of that…"

About Weather Proof
About Weather Proof

Meteorologist Stephanie Abrams and weather-tester Newton Wimer host the eight-part series.

Sir David Attenborough on Chameleons
Attenborough on Chameleons

"Chameleons change colour when they are angry"

Virgin Birth: Natural Curiosities Episode 1: Series 2
Episode 1: Virgin Birth

True virgin birth, called parthenogenesis, is a remarkable adaptation.

Sir David Attenborough on Elephant Memories and Swimming
Attenborough on Elephant Memories and Swimming

"You wouldn't have thought an elephant could swim, but it is amazing."

Armoured Animals: Episode 2: Series 2
Episode 2: Armoured Animals

Sir David Attenborough attempts to get in behind the armour of two incredible animals.

Sir David Attenborough Profile
Sir David Attenborough Profile

Learn about the life of the presenter who has brought wildlife to the mainstream.

Sir David Attenborough on Elephant Hearing
Attenborough on Elephant Hearing

"Elephants can hear through their feet."

Life in the Dark: Episode 3: Series 2
Episode 3: Life in the Dark

Sir David looks at the eyes of squid and owls and how they've maximised their vision.

Giraffes
Giraffe Facts and Photos

The world’s tallest land animal, giraffes are one of the most unique species on Earth.

Sir David Attenborough on Platypus
Attenborough on Platypus

"The flat beak is covered in little sensory spots that pick up electrical signals."

Curious Imposters: Episode 4: Series 2
Episode 4: Curious Imposters

Cuckoos and hawkmoths may just be the most cunning creatures on our planet.

Lemurs
Lemur Facts and Photos

The isolated island of Madagascar is famous for its lemur inhabitants.

Sir David Attenborough on Zebra
Attenborough on Zebra

"Queen Charlotte ... bought a male donkey and had stripes painted on its skin."

Bad Reputations: Episode 5: Series 2
Episode 5: Bad Reputations

How the gorilla and the vampire bat gained frightening reputations when first discovered.

Sloths
Sloth Facts and Photos

Sloths have come to symbolise laziness but these magnificent animals aren't boring!

Sir David Attenborough on His Favourite Natural Curiosity
Attenborough on His Favourite Natural Curiosity

"It is the most wonderful, extraordinary, breath-taking creature I've ever seen!"

Shocking Senses: Episode 6: Series 2
Episode 6: Shocking Senses

Plants and animals have some curious super senses that we find hard to fathom.

Big Cats
Big Cat Facts and Photos

Big cats include lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars and cheetahs.

Apes and Monkeys
Apes and Monkeys Photos and Facts

Simians are classified as the higher primates, and include apes and monkeys.

Life on Ice: Episode 7: Series 2
Episode 7: Life on Ice

Remarkable adaptations that have evolved to survive the most challenging of conditions.

About What on Earth is Wrong with Gravity?
About What on Earth is Wrong with Gravity?

Can we find answers to questions some of the most famous scientists couldn't answer?

Spinners and Weavers: Episode 8: Series 2
Episode 8: Spinners and Weavers

The artistry of weaving and the unique properties of silk.

About The Big Bang Machine
About The Big Bang Machine

A 60 minute one-off documentary presented by the brilliant Professor Brian Cox.

Strange Parents: Episode 9: Series 2
Episode 9: Strange Parents

Strange Parents asks how we usually recognise animals as either male or female.

Zebra Domestication
Zebra Domestication

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

About Can We Make a Star on Earth?
About Can We Make a Star on Earth?

Can the human race replicate the power of the sun for our own uses?

Magical Appearances: Episode 10: Series 2
Episode 10: Magical Appearances

Magical Appearances explores how swallows magically appear each spring.

Triassic Period Facts
Triassic Period Facts

The first period of the Mesozoic and celebrated for the emergence of the dinosaurs.

Stretched to the Limit: Episode 1: Series 1
Episode 1: Stretched to the Limit

How have both the chameleon and the giraffe been stretched to extraordinary lengths?

How Do Birds Fly?
How Do Birds Fly?

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

Eden announces David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities
Eden announces David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Eden has commissioned a new and exclusive five part series with Sir David Attenborough.

A Curious Hoax: Episode 2: Series 1
Episode 2: A Curious Hoax?

How did two very small animals send shockwaves through the scientific community?

How Did the Dinosaurs Become Extinct?
Why are Dinosaurs Extinct?

How did the dinosaurs become extinct? We put the top theories to the test.

About Deadliest Tornadoes
About Deadliest Tornadoes

Scientists strive to understand the forces at work behind the deadly storms.

Young Wrinklies: Episode 3: Series 1
Episode 3: Young Wrinklies

The elephant and mole rat start their lives looking ancient remaining that way to old age.

Elephants
Elephant Facts and Photos

Why do elephants favour one tusk? Do they really never forget?

Michael Mosley Profile
Michael Mosley Profile

After training in medicine Michael Mosley took the opportunity to move into TV.

A Curious Twist: Episode 4: Series 1
Episode 4: A Curious Twist

Nature has twisted the tusk of the narwhal and the shells of snails and their relatives.

Snakes
Snake Facts and Photos

Which snake is the most venomous? And which is the swiftest?

About The Secret Life of Primates
About The Secret Life of Primates

Charlotte Uhlenbroek unravels the complex dynamics of four primate groups.

Seeing The Pattern: Episode 5: Series 1
Episode 5: Seeing The Pattern

Why do zebras and butterflies advertise themselves with a patterns of dazzling colours?

Komodo Dragons
Komodo Dragon Facts and Photos

Komodo dragons are the heaviest lizards in the world and live on an island in Indonesia.

About Jungle
About Jungle

Charlotte Uhlenbroek explores the Congo, the Amazon and Borneo.

Sir David Attenborough Facts
Sir David Attenborough Facts

Facts about everyone's favourite wildlife presenter.

Oceans
Ocean Facts

How big is the world's biggest iceberg? How deep can you dive without oxygen?

Sir David Attenborough Q&A with Stephen Dunleavy
Sir David Attenborough Q&A with Stephen Dunleavy

Producer Stephen Dunleavy quizzed Sir David Attenborough on his new series.

About Tribal Wives: Series 1
About Tribal Wives: Series 1

The ultimate life swap challenge for six Brits who join remote tribes.

About Killer Whales: Beneath the Surface
About Killer Whales: Beneath the Surface

This revolutionary film reveals the predatory killer whale's winning formula.

Emperor Penguins
Emperor Penguin Facts and Photos

Learn all about the penguins synonymous with the coldest place on earth.

About Tribal Wives: Series 2
About Tribal Wives: Series 2

Six British women trade their modern comforts for tribal life.

About Great Bear Stakeout
About Great Bear Stakeout

Great Bear Stakeout is filmed using a huge team and a range of high-tech cameras.

Birds
Bird Facts and Photos

Find out about British birds, tropical birds and birds of prey with these facts.

Marcus du Sautoy Profile
Marcus du Sautoy Profile

Prof Marcus du Sautoy is an expert in group and number theory.

About Ice Age Giants
About Ice Age Giants

Prof Alice Roberts journeys 40,000 years back in time on the trail of Ice Age beasts.

Rainforest Facts
Rainforest Facts

Find out more about the nature of these biodiverse habitats with our rainforest facts.

About Animal House
About Animal House

Sir David Attenborough discovers the world's best animal architects.

About Forecasting the End
About Forecasting the End

Ever since the turn of the millennium the world has seen its share of "what if" scenarios.

Cretaceous Period Facts
Cretaceous Period Facts

Find out more about the final period in the age of the dinosaurs.

About Superfish
About Superfish

Sir David Attenborough explores the majestic marine world.

About Breaking Ice
About Breaking Ice

These steel vessels are nearly as powerful as the Titanic.

Meet the Penguins in Antarctica
See Penguins in Antarctica

Follow top travel writer Tom Hall's advice on how to get to the Antarctic.

About Oceans
About Oceans

An eight-part series exploring the earth's oceanic geography.

Smilodon
Smilodon

The now extinct Smilodon is one of the most famous of the sabre-toothed cats.

Find out More About Animal Charities
Animal Charities

We've effected their habitat to such an extent that animals certainly now need our help.

About Wild China
About Wild China

Unravelling the mysteries of China's beautiful landscapes and diverse wildlife.

Walrus
Walrus Facts and Photos

Find out more about these magnificent creatures and their behaviour.

About The Great Rift
About The Great Rift

Africa's Great Rift Valley is one of the most wildlife-rich landscapes on the planet.

Will You Lose Your Job to a Robot?
Will You Lose Your Job to a Robot?

Professor Martin Smith discusses how will robots shape our society in the future.

Snowy Owls
Snowy Owl Facts and Photos

Learn about the snowy owl's habitat, vital statistics and breeding.

Nigel Marven Profile
Nigel Marven Profile

Before venturing into a career in natural history media, Nigel studied botany.

Weddell Seals
Weddell Seal Facts and Photos

The Arctic Weddell seals were named after British sailor, Captain James Weddell.

About Trek: Spy on the Wildebeest
About Trek: Spy on the Wildebeest

Every year thousands of animals embark on an epic 3,000-kilometre journey.

About Wild Canada
About Wild Canada

From the makers of Human Planet and Planet Earth, and narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

Tropical Tribes Facts
Tropical Tribes Facts

Learn about different tribes from all over the world with these tribal facts.

About Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice
About Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice

David Tennant narrates as we watch the bears up close in Svalbard, Norway.

About Eden Shorts 2014
About Eden Shorts 2014

Capture your wonder of the natural world and see it on TV!

An Interview with Steve Backshall
Steve Backshall Interview

Wildlife presenter Steve Backshall talks about cobras, podcasts and milking goats.

Top Ten Tips: The Global View
Top Ten Tips: The Global View

Ultimately, the health of our planet is in all our hands.

What Are The Entry Requirements?
What Are The Entry Requirements?

Find out the criteria and restrictions for entering the Eden Shorts film competition.

Alice Roberts Profile
Alice Roberts Profile

Find out all about TV presenter and human anatomist Alice Roberts.

The Heat is On
The Heat is On

Flooding in Yorkshire, tornadoes in Shropshire and rivers of hail in London.

Wildscreen Festivals
Wildscreen Festivals

Who'll win a Panda Award this year?

How Green is Your Home?
How Green is Your Home?

Your home might be your castle, but it is also a massive drain on the environment.

Simon King Profile
Simon King Profile

Simon King is a wildlife cameraman and prominent naturalist.

The Equator Facts
The Equator Facts

Find out more about the line lying equidistant between North and South Poles; the Equator.

Leave No Footprint
Leave No Footprint

Almost everything you do contributes carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.

Eden Shorts 2014 Terms and Conditions
T&Cs - Eden Shorts 2014

Terms and conditions for the Eden Shorts competition.

Penguins
Penguin Facts and Photos

Penguins are a group of flightless birds which are restricted to the southern hemisphere.

About South Pacific
About South Pacific

Benedict Cumberbatch narrates this real and surprising look at the South Pacific.

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

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