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Citizen Sloth Patrol to the Rescue

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Nature
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Christy Fromel, a member of the loosely organized "Citizen Sloth Patrol", searches for sloths on a road not far from the Panama Canal. The concerned citizens who make up the patrol rescue sloths crossing dangerous roads in search of a new home. Continue


Balloon Animals

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NOVA
PBS


Hot air balloons let people soar into the sky, but they had their share of turbulence. Continue


Animal Misfits

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Nature
PBS


Alongside the fastest, strongest, smartest animals are nature’s misfits, odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival. Left at the starting line in the race for life, these are the apparent losers in the story of evolution, yet somehow they manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. Continue


Three-toed Sloth: The Slowest Mammal On Earth

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Nature
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Three-toed sloths are some of the slowest and seemingly laziest creatures in the world. Instead of evolving to eat more, they evolved to do less. Continue


Spinosaurus vs. Alligator

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NOVA
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A tame alligator named Bubba betrays the secrets of the largest predator that ever lived. Continue


Penguins: Spy in the Huddle | Episode 2 | First Steps

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Nature
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Watched by spycams, newborn emperor penguins in Antarctica are seen walking on their mothers’ feet and taking their own first unsteady steps. On the Falklands, rockhopper chicks meet their unruly and predatory neighbors while eggcams provide unique views of the colony. In Peru, Humboldt chicks take on fur seals and take aim at gulls. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues September 24th

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PBS Presents
PBS


Think Wednesday, Think PBS. Continues Wednesday September 24 at 8/7c. Continue


Crocodile

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Operation Maneater
PBS


Namibia’s Chobe River is known as the croc attack capital of the world. Crocodiles and attack frequencies are growing in size. Each time an attack occurs, the locals kill crocs in retaliation. To find a way to keep both people and crocodiles safe, Evans joins leading croc experts Rom Whitaker and Dr. Patrick Aust to carry out a radical new experiment. Continue


Rockhopper Penguins Make Landfall

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Nature
PBS


Rockhopper penguins brave crashing waves to reach their breeding grounds in the Falkland Islands. Continue


Penguins: Spy in the Huddle - Part 3

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Nature
PBS


For nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins, eggs and rocks infiltrate penguin colonies to record the tough challenges penguins face from the moment they emerge from the sea to raising their chicks and finally returning to the water. Continue


A Sloth Named Velcro

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Nature
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In 2000 in the jungles of Panama, a young journalist, named Ana, has a chance encounter with a tiny orphaned sloth, which she names Velcro. For nearly two years, the pair is inseparable until finally Ana travels up a remote river to reintroduce Velcro back to the wild. This is the story Ana’s return to Central and South America to see how much has changed since Velcro came into her life. Continue


Baby Pygmy Sloth Clings to Mom

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Nature
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Journalist Ana Salceda searches for pygmy three-toed sloths (Bradypus pygmaeus) on Isla Escudo de Veraguas, a small island off the coast of Panama. What she finds exceeds her expectations--a sloth mother with a baby in tow. Continue


Mudskippers Search for a Meal

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Nature
PBS


Mudskippers, a type of fish that can breathe air, scour the beach on the coast of Japan looking for their next meal. Continue


The Trouble with Antibiotics

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FRONTLINE
PBS


FRONTLINE investigates the widespread use of antibiotics in food animals and whether it is fueling the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance in people. Plus an exclusive interview with the family of a young man who died in a superbug outbreak that swept through a hospital at the National Institutes of Health. Continue


Penguins: Spy in the Huddle | Episode 3 | Growing Up

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Nature
PBS


As their chicks become increasingly independent, emperor and rockhopper parents place them in a crèche and go fishing. Humboldt chicks are left in their burrows as the adults head for the beach. As the young grow bigger and preen out baby fluff they sport punk hairdos. Emperor chicks go skating while rockhopper chicks practice jumping skills. Continue


Animal Misfits

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Nature
PBS


Alongside the fastest, strongest, smartest animals are nature’s misfits, odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival. Left at the starting line in the race for life, these are the apparent losers in the story of evolution, yet somehow they manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. Continue


Bigger Than T. rex Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Meet Spinosaurus—the lost killer of the Cretaceous and the world’s larger predator ever. Airing November 5, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Baby Emperor Penguin Emerges from Shell

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Nature
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Emperor dads stand watch as penguin hatchlings peck their way free. Continue


NATURE's 33rd Season: Sneak Preview

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Nature
PBS


Catch a sneak peek of the upcoming season of Nature. New episodes include "Big Thinkers of the Forest", "Animal Misfits", "A Sloth Named Velcro" and "The Animal Home Show". Continue


Penguins: Spy in the Huddle - Part 2

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Nature
PBS


For nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins, eggs and rocks infiltrate penguin colonies to record the tough challenges penguins face from the moment they emerge from the sea to raising their chicks and finally returning to the water. Continue


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