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NATURE Season 40 Preview

New documentaries about the Rocky Mountains, every known species of penguin, American horses, Animals with Cameras and more. The WNET Group’s Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning series Nature celebrates its 40th anniversary with new episodes Wednesdays at 8 p.m. beginning October 20 on PBS (check local ...

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NATURE Nominated For Four Emmy Awards | 42nd Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 42nd annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. PBS received the most nominations of any network with 52. Of the 52, NATURE received four nominations: Cuba’s Wild Revolution is a production of Crossing ...

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World Ranger Day: A Q&A with Mauricio Chacon Hernandez

Since January 2005, Mauricio Chacon Hernandez has been working in Karukinka Natural Park, a private nature reserve operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society located in the Chilean portion of the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego. He began as a wildlife ranger and now leads ...

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Gorilla Fact Sheet

  Gorilla: the largest great ape. Kingdom: | Animalia Class: | Mammalia Order: | Primates Family: | Hominidae Subfamily: | Homininae Genus: | Gorilla The genus Gorilla is divided into two species: the eastern gorilla (Gorilla beringer) and the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla). The eastern ...

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How The Fate of the Tiger Is in Human Hands

By marvelous fortuity or perhaps especially clever planning, International Tiger Day and World Ranger Day are two days apart on the calendar. On July 29th, the world pauses (one hopes!) to reflect on the magnificence of Asia’s great cat and remind ourselves that its fate ...

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Wild Turkey Fact Sheet

Wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo): an upland ground bird native to North America. Kingdom: | Animalia Class: | Aves Order: | Galliformes Family: | Phasianidae Subfamily: | Meleagridinae Genus: | Meleagris Species: | Meleagris gallopavo There are five subspecies of North American wild turkeys: Eastern, Osceola, ...

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