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  The Zebra of Botswana’s Saltpans

Great Zebra Exodus

The Zebra of Botswana’s Saltpans

There is no permanent water in Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Pans. It is only seasonal rains that make the saltpans habitable for thousands of zebra. Zebra families on the saltpans are generally made up of a single stallion, mares, and their foals. "Great Zebra Exodus" premieres May 15, 2013 at 8/7c (check local listings).

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Great Zebra Exodus

About

One of the greatest migration stories of the natural world, set against the backdrop of one of Africa’s most surreal landscapes. Great Zebra Exodus premieres Wednesday, May 15 at 8/7c on PBS.

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The Private Life of Deer

Full Episode

Despite the presence of white-tailed deer in our lives, we've only begun to understand what's going on in their lives. "The Private Life of Deer" premieres Wednesday, May 8 at 8/7c (check local listings).

  Making The Private Life of Deer

The Private Life of Deer

Making The Private Life of Deer

Producer Kevin Bachar on how the filmmakers of "The Private Life of Deer" tracked and filmed populations of whitetailed deer in the suburbs of New York.

  Clearing Fences

The Private Life of Deer

Clearing Fences

For whitetailed deer, the ability to run fast and jump high is a survival adaptation. They will jump in the wild to evade predators and overcome obstacles. In more suburban areas, deer can clear fences over 8 feet without a running start.

  The Ghost Deer

The Private Life of Deer

The Ghost Deer

The ghost deer are whitetailed deer, colored completely white due to a lack of melanin—a natural pigment found in most organisms.

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The Private Life of Deer

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Despite the presence of white-tailed deer in our lives, we've only begun to understand what's going on in their lives. "The Private Life of Deer" airs Wednesday, November 27 at 10/9c (check local listings).

  The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions

Legendary White Stallions

The World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions

For 450 years, Lipizzaner stallions have been performing for audiences in Austria's capital. The stallions go through extensive training at the Spanish Riding School, where they learn to perform acrobatic feats and synchronized movements known as high classical dressage. "Legendary White Stallions" premieres Wednesday, May 1 at 8/7c (check local listings)