Appalachia - The Endless Forest - The Secrets of Nature

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The Appalachians are one of the most biologically diverse areas in North America, containing an array of forest types, including oak-hickory forests, northern hardwoods, spruce-fir stands at high elevations, and open pine communities.
The region is home to more than 25 million residents, living in parts of Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia, and more.
The Appalachians are home to 158 different species of tree, more than anywhere else in North America. And according to some theories, there are many mysterious creatures living in Appalachia, including Big Foot.
The Appalachian–Blue Ridge forests are an ecoregion in the Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests Biome, in the Eastern United States. The ecoregion is located in the central and southern Appalachian Mountains, including the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

This film explores the hidden worlds of these remote valleys, and uncovers a wealth of nature, from bears and salamanders to vultures and flying squirrels.

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