Category Archives: Film & Lit

Nearly an hour long, this older but still good documentary on the Great Barrier Reef of Australia is available in full on YouTube:

Great Barrier Reef Documentary

Check out this page of 22 Breathtaking Wildlife Pictures of Beautiful Foxes. My favorite is below, but if you like foxes, I’m sure there will be several that you will like on that page: check it out!

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This full-length (59min) nature documentary by National Geographic Wild is in high definition and free on YouTube!
The southeast corner of Russia is home to some of the world’s most beautiful endangered wild cats. See these and much more while you watch this entertaining movie.

This full-length (51min) nature documentary by National Geographic is in high definition and free on YouTube!
Be entertained and learn a LOT about these amazing reptiles. 😀

Hornbill Nest Video

Here is a fun 5 1/2 minute video of 5 different micro creatures, listed below.

Euglena
Micro-worms
Daphnia
Rotifer
Seamonkey

Microscopic Farm

Step inside a working ant production line when BBC films an entire colony of leaf-cutter ants from South America brought indoors in this remarkable project! This 89-minute documentary film is available for FREE on YouTube.

Here’s a fun, free, full-length documentary on turtles and tortoises. Can YOU tell the difference?

Leave it to Beavers is a full length, free movie on YouTube, posted by AnimalLife. This documentary is 48 minutes long and full of fun scenes and interesting information on beavers and their effect on the enironment. Very entertaining! 😀

Parrots: Majestic Birds is a free full-length documentary presented by Nature’s Beauty on YouTube. Discover black cockatoos along with what feature distinguishes a parrot as a cockatoo. Learn about a unique species of tree cavity nesting parrot that features green polygamous males and bright red females. See what animals share disappearing waterholes with parrots, in a land where it can go a decade without rain.

Each video in the Eyewitness natural history series is roughly a half-hour long and describes one facet of the natural world such as birds, volcanoes, elephants, or the seashore. The link below is a 28-minute video from the Eyewitness Official Channel on YouTube, this one being on Insects. Click the link below the video to visit the Eyewitness Channel list of videos.

Eyewitness Offical YouTube Channel videos

This full-length (almost an hour long) documentary, “Owls: Silent Hunters” by National Geographic features Fergus Beeley, a man who has devoted his life to studying owls and other birds of prey.

Full length (52 min) documentary from Secrets of Nature:
Return of the Hoopoe

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2010 full documentary:
Tarsier: The Littlest Alien

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It is the hardest thing in the world to frighten a mongoose, because he is eaten up from nose to tail with curiosity. The motto of all the mongoose family is, “Run and find out”; and Rikki-tikki was a true mongoose.

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— Rudyard Kipling, “Rikki Tikki Tavi

An old animal classic on YouTube

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