NOVA

Secrets in the Scat

Season 49 Episode 2 | 53m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

Scott Burnett is “Scatman”—an Australian ecologist on the trail of the secrets of poop. By identifying and analyzing animal scat for DNA and hormones, he discovers essential details of their behavior, how they fit in the ecosystem, and even how to protect them.

Aired: 02/09/22

Expired: 03/09/22

Rating: TV-PG

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