wildlife

When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark

Aug 30, 2014

This summer's Shark Week on the Discovery Channel was the highest-rated in the special's 27-year history. But that success has also brought complaints.

The network has been criticized for pushing entertainment at the cost of science, with "documentaries" that advance dubious theories — or are entirely fake. Discovery Channel has aired specials about everything from mythical monster sharks in Louisiana's rivers to long-extinct Megalodons supposedly still swimming the seas.

Hikers might see muddy streams and broken rock when they walk through Columbia’s Rock Bridge State Park. 

Truman is more than a mascot

Apr 7, 2014
Blair Ussary / KBIA

Truman the Tiger is more than just a mascot to Ria Landreth.

Thousands of fish die in Columbia creek

Apr 11, 2012
File / KBIA

Thousands of fish from several different species were found dead in Flat Branch Creek on Monday.