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Animal Misfits

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Nature
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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


Spinosaurus vs. Alligator

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NOVA
PBS


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


Surviving Ebola Preview

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NOVA
PBS


As the epidemic threatens to spiral out of control, scientists race to find a cure. Airing October 8, 2014 at 10 pm on PBS 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


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


Two Weeks Under the Sea

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NOVA
PBS


Aquanauts study the health of marine organisms—by becoming their neighbors. Continue


Fallen City: Filmmaker Interview

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POV
PBS


Filmmaker Qi Zhao discusses the making of the documentary Fallen City. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues July 30th

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PBS Presents
PBS


Join the search for clues to the fate of an orphaned rhinoceros brought up in a wildlife vet’s home on MY WILD AFFAIR. Come face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia on NOVA's "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Monsters" and join Joy and Mark in Australia to uncover the reproductive secrets of the pouch-wearing marsupials on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


The Rhino Who Joined the Family

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My Wild Affair
PBS


Rescued from flooding caused by the damming of the Zambezi River, Rupert, an orphaned black rhinoceros, was brought up in the suburban family home of wildlife vet Dr. John Condy. Rupert captured the hearts of the vet’s four young children before his eventual release into the wild. Fifty years later, the children are searching for clues to their childhood friend’s fate. Continue


Science & Natural History | 2014 | PBS

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PBS Presents
PBS


PBS shares the most exciting and inspiring stories that provide the answers that curious minds crave. 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. Continue


Surviving Ebola

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NOVA
PBS


As the epidemic threatens to spiral out of control, scientists race to find a cure. Airing October 8, 2014 at 10 pm on PBS Continue


Killer Landslides Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Explore the forces behind deadly landslides—and the danger zones for the next big one. Airing November 19, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Warning the public with cut-outs of 33 endangered birds

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Pat Brentano cuts paper silhouettes of birds and trees to remind people to respect the environment. Video by Eric Schultz and Joe Conlon for State of the Arts NJ, a co-production of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Operation Maneater: Crocodile Preview

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Operation Maneater
PBS


Mark Evans travels to Namibia’s Chobe River, a place that’s known as the croc attack capital of the world. Crocodiles here are growing in size and number and so is the frequency of attacks. Each time an attack occurs, the locals kill crocs in retaliation. Continue


The Pattern in Nature's Networks

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NOVA
PBS


Science shows it’s a small world after all—and nature’s networks follow a similar pattern. Continue


WORLD Channel | In the WILD!

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World Channel
PBS


Join WORLD Channel "In the WILD" as we explore the complex and evolving world of nature from the eyes of Earth's inhabitants. Covering Earth from land to sea to air, the thirty-plus films educate, reveal, surprise and touch the heart. The programming also challenges us with how to preserve the planet while serving both human and animal populations. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues July 23rd

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PBS Presents
PBS


Delve into the story of an orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus on MY WILD AFFAIR. See how life stormed the beaches and came to dominate planet Earth on NOVA'S "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes" and journey to Borneo with Joy and Mark to explore the reproduction challenges of our orangutan cousins on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues July 16th

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PBS Presents
PBS


Learn how the death of a baby elephant led to the rescue of more than 150 elephant orphans on MY WILD AFFAIR. Travel with Richard Smith to meet the cast in the first scenes of the great drama of life on earth on NOVA's "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Awakening," and travel to Africa to explore the unique reproduction challenges of the largest animal on land on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


The Best Planned City in the World

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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America
PBS


In 1868 Olmsted came to Buffalo, NY and was asked to choose a site for a park. Instead, he recommended three sites to be connected by a new concept – parkways. The system he and Vaux designed became the first coordinated park system in the nation. Later Olmsted visited Niagara Falls and started the “Free Niagara” campaign, a movement to clean up, preserve and set aside parts of that landscape. Continue


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