“Humans have made a huge hole in nature in the last 10,000 years. [With de-extinction,] we have the ability now, and maybe the moral obligation, to repair some of the damage.” (Steward Brand, The Long Now Foundation)
After rediscovering a species of hornbill thought to be extinct in Thailands ravaged rainforests, microbiologist Pilai Poonswad set about turning former poachers and illegal loggers into protectors of these glorious birds and their precarious habitat.
The largest creature in the sea and the largest creature that has ever lived, this amazing clip shows the awesome size of the Blue Whale.
White tigers are a color morph of any subspecies of tiger whose fur is white or almost white, though it is not a separate subspecies. This coloration is caused by a recessive gene.
White lions are not albino lions. Instead, the white color is caused by a recessive gene known as chinchilla or color inhibitor. They vary from blonde through to near white.
The giant panda bear leaves its scent in the forest and does handstand in this scenting ritual narrated by David Attenborough for the BBC.