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Soul of the Elephant - Preview

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Nature
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An intimate look into the lives of one of the world’s most intelligent and sensitive animals through the uniquely personal lens of filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert . Continue


Great White Shark Hunts Fur Seals

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Nature
PBS


A special band of muscle running along its side helps the great white hunt fur seals. Continue


Male Elephant Seals Battle Over Females

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Nature
PBS


In a winner-take-all contest, a male elephant seals challenges a rival for access to his harem of females. Continue


Get a Sneak Peek at GORONGOSA PARK Rebirth of Paradise

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Gorongosa Park
PBS


Flip through photos of GORONGOSA PARK Rebirth of Paradise. Experience the inspiring rebirth of an African wilderness through the eyes of Emmy Award-winning wildlife cameraman Bob Poole. Premieres Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET. Check local listings. Continue


Sharks at Osprey Reef

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Life on the Reef
PBS


View the sharks that live around Osprey Reef in Australia. Continue


Episode 1

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Life on the Reef
PBS


View the reef as tourists enjoy the perfect weather, humpback whales give birth and fire destroys a luxury yacht. On the most protected island in Australia, 20,000 green sea turtles return to the biggest reptilian breeding colony on Earth. Continue


Coral Spawns

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Life on the Reef
PBS


All at once, billions of coral polyps for hundreds of miles release their egg and sperm into the ocean during the annual coral spawn. As the fireworks begin, the water column fills with what looks like an upside down snowstorm. This mass synchronized event is unlike any known elsewhere in the animal kingdom. Yet as big as it is, there’s also beauty in the detail. Continue


The Great Escape

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Life on the Reef
PBS


Turtles are hatching on Raine Island. Watch as one adorable baby turtle is captured by a ghost crab and fights for its life. Continue


Introduction to the Great Barrier Reef

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Life on the Reef
PBS


From the fringing reefs, the coral cays and the islands of the Torres Strait, view a unique and fresh angle on Australia’s greatest natural icon. This is the blue frontier, where man meets wild and nature calls the shots. Continue


Humpback Whales

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Life on the Reef
PBS


Humpback whales have made the long journey to calve in the warm tropical waters. They spend a few months on the reef so the newborns can build up their strength, before heading down to the cold waters of the Southern Ocean. It’s one of the longest migrations in the animal kingdom. Continue


What is the Black Plague?

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Gross Science
PBS


Plague sounds like a medieval disease, but there are a few cases in the US every year. Continue


Spinner Dolphins

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Nature
PBS


Spinners dolphins congregate in superpods of hundreds, coordinating a hunt – and spinning! Scientists do not know for certain why they spin. Continue


Spiders and Erectile Dysfunction

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Gross Science
PBS


Venom from the Brazilian wandering spider can give men a long-lasting, painful erection. Continue


Hidden Secrets of Poop Fossils

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Gross Science
PBS


Fossilized poop, called coprolites, can reveal surprising secrets about the past. Continue


Sea Slugs' Gigantic Neurons

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Gross Science
PBS


The California brown sea hare has gigantic neurons. It also has a very strange way of reproducing. Continue


Why Don't These Cicadas Have Butts?

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Gross Science
PBS


The fungus Massospora cicadina makes periodical cicadas’ butts fall off. Continue


The Reef Prepares for Reproduction

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Life on the Reef
PBS


Out at sea a perfect confluence of temperatures, tides and currents are about to trigger the biggest marine event of the year. The reef is being primed for reproduction. Continue


Ways to Die on the Reef

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Life on the Reef
PBS


View a collection of predator moments from Life on the Reef. Continue


Turtles on Raine Island

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Life on the Reef
PBS


On the most protected island in Australia, Raine Island, 20,000 green sea turtles return to the biggest reptilian breeding colony on Earth. Continue


Episode 3

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Life on the Reef
PBS


The human and animal residents of the reef prepare as a category five cyclone brings destruction to the North Queensland coast. But as cyclone season finally gives way to calm seas of the dry, the reef begins to recover and thrive. From the mangroves to the coral cays reef fish populations flourish, and mysterious dwarf minke whales arrive to enjoy the warm tropical waters. Continue


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