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Touching the Wild Air date: 04-17-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365224462/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Joe Hutto has dedicated seven years of his life to becoming a wild mule deer. Ordinarily, the deer herd would run from any human, but these keenly intelligent animals come to regard this stranger as one of their own. As he crosses the species divide, Hutto taps into a new understanding of these... /episodes/get/12415 /episode/12415 Nature: Touching the Wild /episode-player/12415
My Bionic Pet Air date: 04-10-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365219180/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The animals of the world may increasingly need our help with big issues like preserving habitat or species conservation. But sometimes individual animals need our help as well. Left disabled without fins, flippers, beaks or tails because of disease, accidents or even human cruelty, these... /episodes/get/12371 /episode/12371 Nature: My Bionic Pet /episode-player/12371
Ireland's Wild River Air date: 02-27-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365179383/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The Shannon is Ireland’s greatest geographical landmark and the longest river. It is both a barrier and highway – a silver ribbon holding back the rugged landscapes of the west from the gentler plains to the east. The Shannon passes through a huge palette of rural landscapes, where on little-known... /episodes/get/11792 /episode/11792 Nature: Ireland's Wild River /episode-player/11792
Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem Air date: 02-20-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365179375/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false “Honey badger is bad ass.” Those words and corresponding video became a YouTube sensation with 51 million hits. This relentless little creature is renowned for its ability to confront grown lions, castrate charging buffalo, and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions, and snakes.... /episodes/get/11793 /episode/11793 Nature: Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem /episode-player/11793
The Funkiest Monkeys Air date: 01-30-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365164485/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false There is an unusual looking monkey called the crested black macaque that is endemic to rainforests in Indonesia, which includes the island of Sulawesi. These striking black primates first caught the attention of wildlife cameraman and biologist Colin Stafford-Johnson 25 years ago. But since then,... /episodes/get/11599 /episode/11599 Nature: The Funkiest Monkeys /episode-player/11599
Meet the Coywolf Air date: 01-23-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365159966/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The coywolf, a mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, is a remarkable new hybrid carnivore that is taking over territories once roamed by wolves and slipping unnoticed into our cities. Its appearance is very recent — within the last 90 years — in evolutionary terms, a blip in time. /episodes/get/11527 /episode/11527 Nature: Meet the Coywolf /episode-player/11527
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Can Animals Predict Disaster?
In interviews with scientists and eyewitnesses, NATURE probes the evidence that some animals may have senses that allow them to predict impending natural disasters long before we can.
Air date: 11/13/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/995221474/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In interviews with scientists and eyewitnesses, NATURE probes the evidence that some animals may have senses that allow them to predict impending natural disasters long before we can. /episodes/get/2044 /episode/2044 Nature: Can Animals Predict Disaster? /episode-player/2044
Supersize Crocs
Gigantic crocodiles,some known to exceed 20 feet, are very, very rare, but still out there in the wild, with a few held in captivity. Renowned herpetologist Romulus Whitaker attempts to ensure the future of the last of these leviathans.
Air date: 02/11/2007
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2130580199/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Gigantic crocodiles,some known to exceed 20 feet, are very, very rare, but still out there in the wild, with a few held in captivity. Renowned herpetologist Romulus Whitaker attempts to ensure the future of the last of these leviathans. /episodes/get/2089 /episode/2089 Nature: Supersize Crocs /episode-player/2089
Ireland
Although green is its emblematic color, Ireland's verdant fields are not the nation's only extraordinary natural features. Sculpted millions of years ago by the advance and retreat of vast shields of ice, the Emerald Isle harbors a wealth of wildlife among its craggy mountains, fog-shrouded...
Air date: 03/12/2007
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/995215979/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Although green is its emblematic color, Ireland's verdant fields are not the nation's only extraordinary natural features. Sculpted millions of years ago by the advance and retreat of vast shields of ice, the Emerald Isle harbors a wealth of wildlife among its craggy mountains, fog-shrouded... /episodes/get/2067 /episode/2067 Nature: Ireland /episode-player/2067
Dogs That Changed the World: Rise of the Dog
This film explores how the domestication of dogs might have taken place, including the theory of biologist Raymond Coppinger that it was the animals themselves ? and human trash ? that inspired the transformation. The genetic analysis of Peter Savolainen of the Royal Institute of Technology in...
Air date: 04/23/2007
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365019331/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This film explores how the domestication of dogs might have taken place, including the theory of biologist Raymond Coppinger that it was the animals themselves ? and human trash ? that inspired the transformation. The genetic analysis of Peter Savolainen of the Royal Institute of Technology in... /episodes/get/9523 /episode/9523 Nature: Dogs That Changed the World: Rise of the Dog /episode-player/9523
Dogs That Changed the World: Dogs By Design
The second hour of "Dogs That Changed the World" details the explosion of the basic working dog types into the roughly 400 breeds known today; explores concerns about today?s competitive breeding and its effect on dogs? health and well-being; and outlines dogs? potential role in medical care for...
Air date: 04/30/2007
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365029056/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The second hour of "Dogs That Changed the World" details the explosion of the basic working dog types into the roughly 400 breeds known today; explores concerns about today?s competitive breeding and its effect on dogs? health and well-being; and outlines dogs? potential role in medical care for... /episodes/get/9522 /episode/9522 Nature: Dogs That Changed the World: Dogs By Design /episode-player/9522
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