Great Yellowstone Thaw

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Journey with Kirk Johnson to Yellowstone, where wolves, grizzlies, beavers and Great Gray owls survive one of the greatest seasonal changes on the planet. As the temperature swings 140 degrees, cameras capture how the animals cope.

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Episodes 2

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Great Yellowstone Thaw

Episode 1

Follow the dramatic ups and downs as the wildlife families brave a brutal winter.

54:10

Episode 1

54:10

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Great Yellowstone Thaw

Episode 2

Spring is here and Yellowstone is bursting into life, but the thaw is just beginning.

54:11

Episode 2

54:11

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Clips 6

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Great Yellowstone Thaw

Beaver Evacuation

A beaver mom decides to carry her young kits away from the home, down river.

2:56

Beaver Evacuation

2:56

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Great Yellowstone Thaw

Wolves and Ground Squirrels

Wildlife Cameraman Charlie Hamilton James follows some hungry wolves near Jackson.

3:04

Wolves and Ground Squirrels

3:04

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Great Yellowstone Thaw

Baby Bears

Casey follows a mom and two young cubs who’ve come out of hibernation.

2:32

Baby Bears

2:32

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Great Yellowstone Thaw

Beavers at Home

Kirk takes a peek into the private lives of the beavers on the Snake River.

2:58

Beavers at Home

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Previews 3

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Great Yellowstone Thaw

Next on Episode 3

Soaring temperatures bring wildfires, and something’s forced the beavers to leave home.

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Next on Episode 3

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Great Yellowstone Thaw

Next on Episode 2

Spring is here and Yellowstone is bursting into life, but the thaw is just beginning.

0:30

Next on Episode 2

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Great Yellowstone Thaw

Official Trailer

Journey to Yellowstone, where wildlife survives one of the greatest seasonal changes.

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Official Trailer

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