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The Gathering Swarms Air date: 05-22-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365247982/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false It is quite a spectacle when animals come together in inconceivable numbers: sometimes in the millions, billions, and even trillions. When swarms gather, a kind of super-organism is created in which individual intelligence is superseded by a collective consciousness that shares information and... /episodes/get/12753 /episode/12753 Nature: The Gathering Swarms /episode-player/12753
Leave it to Beavers Air date: 05-15-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365243455/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The beaver, more than any other animal, is responsible for creating fertile landscapes across North America, but it hasn’t gotten much recognition for that accomplishment until now. A growing number of scientists, conservationists and grass-roots environmentalists have come to regard beavers as... /episodes/get/12686 /episode/12686 Nature: Leave it to Beavers /episode-player/12686
 Snow Monkeys Air date: 04-24-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365230301/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Follow a troop of snow monkeys in Japan to see how they prepare to face the world. /episodes/get/12492 /episode/12492 Nature: Snow Monkeys /episode-player/12492
Touching the Wild Air date: 04-17-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365224462/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Joe Hutto has dedicated seven years of his life to becoming a wild mule deer. Ordinarily, the deer herd would run from any human, but these keenly intelligent animals come to regard this stranger as one of their own. As he crosses the species divide, Hutto taps into a new understanding of these... /episodes/get/12415 /episode/12415 Nature: Touching the Wild /episode-player/12415
My Bionic Pet Air date: 04-10-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365219180/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The animals of the world may increasingly need our help with big issues like preserving habitat or species conservation. But sometimes individual animals need our help as well. Left disabled without fins, flippers, beaks or tails because of disease, accidents or even human cruelty, these... /episodes/get/12371 /episode/12371 Nature: My Bionic Pet /episode-player/12371
Ireland's Wild River Air date: 02-27-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365179383/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The Shannon is Ireland’s greatest geographical landmark and the longest river. It is both a barrier and highway – a silver ribbon holding back the rugged landscapes of the west from the gentler plains to the east. The Shannon passes through a huge palette of rural landscapes, where on little-known... /episodes/get/11792 /episode/11792 Nature: Ireland's Wild River /episode-player/11792
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Shark Mountain
Some 300 miles off Costa Rica is Cocos Island, a tiny Pacific outpost that was once a favorite haunt of pirates. Cocos, a designated World Heritage Site, lies directly in the path of powerful ocean currents that often collide with the island, churning the waters into an undersea storm. Welcome to...
Air date: 11/14/2004
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/995220135/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Some 300 miles off Costa Rica is Cocos Island, a tiny Pacific outpost that was once a favorite haunt of pirates. Cocos, a designated World Heritage Site, lies directly in the path of powerful ocean currents that often collide with the island, churning the waters into an undersea storm. Welcome to... /episodes/get/2085 /episode/2085 Nature: Shark Mountain /episode-player/2085
The Good, the Bad, and the Grizzly
After a decades-long comeback, the grizzly bears of Yellowstone National Park appear to be thriving. Should they now be removed from the protection of the Endangered Species Act? This question has provoked one of the most emotionally charged wildlife controversies in America today.
Air date: 11/21/2004
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/995223921/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false After a decades-long comeback, the grizzly bears of Yellowstone National Park appear to be thriving. Should they now be removed from the protection of the Endangered Species Act? This question has provoked one of the most emotionally charged wildlife controversies in America today. /episodes/get/2094 /episode/2094 Nature: The Good, the Bad, and the Grizzly /episode-player/2094
Violent Hawaii
The Hawaiian chain of islands, made up of six main islands plus two smaller ones, stretches for more than 1,500 miles through the heart of the Pacific Ocean. It is a place of idyllic beauty. But it is also a land of volcanic fury, raging mountaintop blizzards, dangerous rockslides, monster waves,...
Air date: 01/09/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/995218127/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The Hawaiian chain of islands, made up of six main islands plus two smaller ones, stretches for more than 1,500 miles through the heart of the Pacific Ocean. It is a place of idyllic beauty. But it is also a land of volcanic fury, raging mountaintop blizzards, dangerous rockslides, monster waves,... /episodes/get/2103 /episode/2103 Nature: Violent Hawaii /episode-player/2103
Snowflake: The White Gorilla
In 1967, local villagers in Africa's Equitorial Guinea captured a remarkable baby gorilla with a coat of pure white. The film tells the story of this amazing animal, from his loving upbringing by humans to his eventual death from skin cancer in 2003. It also tracks the revolutionary changes in...
Air date: 02/20/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1439146653/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In 1967, local villagers in Africa's Equitorial Guinea captured a remarkable baby gorilla with a coat of pure white. The film tells the story of this amazing animal, from his loving upbringing by humans to his eventual death from skin cancer in 2003. It also tracks the revolutionary changes in... /episodes/get/2087 /episode/2087 Nature: Snowflake: The White Gorilla /episode-player/2087
The Venom Cure
There are thousands of different animals on this planet whose venom contains components that may be able to help mankind. Venom can potentially be used as coagulants, anti-coagulants, pesticides, pain killers, and cures for diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Meet the reptile-chasers and scientists...
Air date: 04/03/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1340260591/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false There are thousands of different animals on this planet whose venom contains components that may be able to help mankind. Venom can potentially be used as coagulants, anti-coagulants, pesticides, pain killers, and cures for diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Meet the reptile-chasers and scientists... /episodes/get/2098 /episode/2098 Nature: The Venom Cure /episode-player/2098
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