Coyotes have made a remarkable comeback in Chicago. What are the secrets to their survival in a dense metropolis? Marcus Krahnforst hunts for clues with noted biologist Stan Gehrt in this “Urban Nature” episode.
WTTW’s online series “Urban Nature” explores the wild side of cities. Watch more episodes.
Urban Nature: ‘Can Cities Save the Monarch?’
May 15: The monarch butterfly’s remarkable migration is in peril. Its habitat has been decimated by rapid urbanization and changing agricultural practices. Could cities come to the rescue?
Urban Nature: ‘The Great Squirrel Mystery’
May 8: Why do some squirrels live in more affluent neighborhoods, while others dwell in more disadvantaged ones? WTTW's online series “Urban Nature” has the story.
Urban Nature: ‘Building a Bird-Safe City’
May 1: For migrating birds, Chicago can be a dangerous place. But scientists, architects and volunteers are now teaming up to make the city a leader in bird-friendly design. The story is told in WTTW's online series “Urban Nature.”