National Geographic: Strange Creatures of the Night (1973)

Genres - Nature  |   Sub-Genres - Animals, Mythology  |   Run Time - 52 min.  |  
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Nature is filled with a vast variety of creatures that are lovable and playful, swift and fierce, strong and brave, and odd and scary. This documentary from the National Geographic Society investigates and examines those creatures of the night, animals that are considered odd or mysterious, that have been connected to the supernatural. Shot with stunning clarity and photography, the cameras catch several night creatures in their environment, like the eerie vampire bat nourishing itself on the blood of cattle, the wild hyena of the African plains, or the infamous horned owl swooping down upon its prey. This educational video is ideal to learn about the fascinating creatures that live at night.



animal, bat [animal], creature, hyena, mystery [unexplained phenomenon], nighttime, owl, vampire-bat