These Adorable Foxes Are Ruthless Hunters
From: Polar Bear Summer
- 1m 33s
In summer, Arctic foxes shed their white coats in order to blend in. This gives them a natural advantage when hunting for their favorite food: fresh goslings.
Polar Bear Mom Protects Her Cubs From a Hungry Male
- 2m 15s
As they embark on their long summer migration, a polar bear mother and her cubs need frequent breaks along the way. This puts the cubs at risk from an unlikely predator: famished male polar bears.
Adorable Puma Cubs Explore the Wild for the First Time
From: The Wild Andes: Patagonia Untamed
- 1m 56s
A puma lets her three kittens run through the scrub in the Torres Del Paine region of Patagonia. It's their first excursion out of the den - they're too young to hunt, but they're ready to explore their new world.
Cameras Catch Adorable Glimpse of Mountain Lion Family
From: The Mountain Lion and Me
- 3m 27s
Native Montanan Casey Anderson has stumbled across a family of mountain lions living in a nearby cave. He sets up cameras to get a closer look at their lives.
Elephant Seal Mother Fiercely Protects Pup From Young Male
From: Animal Empires: Migration
You wouldn't want an elephant seal mom coming after you for getting too close to her young - she's wildly protective and isn't afraid of a scrap.
Incredibly Cute Polar Bear Cubs See the World for First Time
From: Polar Bear Town: Quest for Cubs
- 1m 45s
After a long winter in their den, a polar bear mother and her cubs emerge at the first signs of spring. It's a magical moment when the youngins experience the world for the first time--and photographers are there to capture it.
The Amazing Abilities that Keep Weddell Seals Safe
- 1m 49s
Resilient is an understatement. These mammals are specially designed to thrive in the cold, cold waters of the South Pole.
What Gives a Seal Perfect Underwater Vision?
Seals and sea lions spend a good chunk of their time underwater. Caretakers at Smithsonian's National Zoo fill us in on how their eyes adapt to sea life. #ZooQs
A Lucky Break for a Starving Polar Bear Mom and Her Cub
From: Polar Bear Town: Paparazzi Alert
- 1m 54s
Near Churchill, Manitoba, a polar bear mom and her cub stumble across a fish carcass washed up on the shore. After a long migration across the wilderness with very little food, this feels like a feast.
How Are Seals Different from Sea Lions?
- 1m 6s
If you were asked to tell the difference between these similar sea mammals, could you? Caretakers at Smithsonian's National Zoo show us how. #ZooQs
- 6 Episodes
Whether you're a feral pig, a nesting flamingo, or a migrating elephant seal, there's power in numbers.
- 30 Episodes
From Lincoln's hat to a bug named for Liv Tyler, Smithsonian Spotlight examines the gems of the Smithsonian Institution.
Polar Bear Town
- 9 Episodes
Get up close and personal with the largest land predator on Earth as polar bears and humans share a tiny Canadian town.
The Wild Andes
- 3 Episodes
Explore the untamed Andes and discover its astounding wildlife.
Polar Bear Summer
The uncommon sight of polar bears wandering a colorful landscape during an iceless summer in Hudson Bay, Canada.
The Mountain Lion and Me
The tracks of a mountain lion lead to a secretive world rarely seen before.
Wild Inside the National Zoo
- 18 Episodes
From bringing up baby pandas to training rowdy lion prides, we reveal the inner workings of the National Zoo.