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Latest Episodes

What Plants Talk About (04/03/13)

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:30:00 -0500

Unable to produce its own food, the dodder vine must live entirely off a host plant. In a series of experiments, Researchers Consuelo M. De Moraes and Mark Mescher show that to find a host plant from which to drain nutrients, the parasitic plant "sniffs" out the chemical scents released by the leaves of nearby plants. "What Plants Talk About" premieres April 3 at 8/7c (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/what-plants-talk-about/preview/8228/


Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo (02/13/13)

Mon, 11 Feb 2013 11:30:00 -0500

Breathtaking footage of a wolf pack going after a herd of bison in Canada's Wood Buffalo National Park. "Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo" premieres February 13 at 8/7c (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/cold-warriors-wolves-and-buffalo/preview/8158/


An Original DUCKumentary (11/14/12)

Fri, 09 Nov 2012 11:30:00 -0500

A newborn wood duckling jumps hundreds of feet from its tree nest to reach its mother. It's just the second day of her life. She can't fly. But she can see the land far below, and hear her mother's calls. Maybe courage comes from necessity. Maybe it comes in knowing from birth exactly what to do. Watch a scene from "An Original DUCKumentary" which premieres November 14 at 8/7c (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/an-original-duckumentary/preview/7957/


Animal Odd Couples (11/07/12)

Mon, 05 Nov 2012 11:30:00 -0500

After being abandoned by her mother, a baby fawn, Pippin, was adopted by a Great Dane, Kate, and they have been best friends ever since. Kate's owner Isobel Springett describes the uniqueness of their relationship: "When they greet each other, I've never seen anything like it. It's not a deer greeting a deer. It's not a dog greeting a dog. It's definitely something that they have between the two of them." Watch a scene from "Animal Odd Couples" which premieres Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 8/7c (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/animal-odd-couples/preview/7958/


Magic of the Snowy Owl (10/24/12)

Tue, 23 Oct 2012 11:30:00 -0500

A snowy owl pair has made a nest out on the tundra. The much larger female is definitely sitting on eggs, and before long, owlets begin to hatch. Watch a scene from "Magic of the Snowy Owl" which premieres Wednesday, October 24 at 8/7c (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/magic-of-the-snowy-owl/preview/7833/


Siberian Tiger Quest: Alone with Tigers (10/10/12)

Fri, 12 Oct 2012 11:30:00 -0500

Filmmaker Sooyong Park spent more than five years searching for Siberian tigers in Russia's north eastern forests. His technique was unconventional, but produced over a thousand hours of wild tiger footage that told the story of a three-generation tiger dynasty. In this scene from Siberian Tiger Quest, Park discusses the emotional challenges that come with filming the natural world in extreme isolation for long periods of time. Siberian Tiger Quest premiered Wednesday, October 10 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/siberian-tiger-quest/preview/7799/.


Siberian Tiger Quest (10/10/12)

Fri, 05 Oct 2012 11:30:00 -0500

View footage of the first wild Siberian tiger that filmmaker Sooyong Park captured on camera in this scene from Siberian Tiger Quest. Park spent more than five years searching for tigers in Russia's north eastern forests. His technique was unconventional, but produced over a thousand hours of wild tiger footage that told the story of a three-generation tiger dynasty. Siberian Tiger Quest airs Wednesday, October 10 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/siberian-tiger-quest/preview/7799/.


Moment of Impact Part 1: Hunters & Herds (06/06/12)

Tue, 05 Jun 2012 11:30:00 -0500

From Africa's Serengeti to California's grasslands, some of nature's most dramatic moments are caught, examined and "fractured" into their unique parts. Moment of Impact Part 1: Hunters & Herds airs Wednesday, June 6 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/moment-of-impact/introduction/5583/.


Black Mamba (05/30/12)

Tue, 05 Jun 2012 15:30:00 -0500

The black mamba is Africa's deadliest snake. In Swaziland, snake handler Thea Litschka-Koen and her husband, Clifton, endeavor to change attitudes and save lives. "Black Mamba" airs Wednesday, May 30 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/black-mamba/introduction/5260/


Salmon: Running the Gauntlet (05/23/12)

Tue, 22 May 2012 15:30:00 -0500

Hatcheries promised a future full of salmon without the need for stricter fishing regulations. "Salmon: Running the Gauntlet" airs Wednesday, May 23 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/salmon-running-the-gauntlet/introduction/6546/


Cracking the Koala Code (05/16/12)

Mon, 14 May 2012 15:30:00 -0500

"Cracking the Koala Code" explores the day-to-day dramas of an extended family of koalas, seen through the eyes of the scientists studying their every move and vocalization. "Cracking the Koala Code" premieres Wednesday, May 16 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/cracking-the-koala-code/introduction/7619/


The White Lions (05/09/12)

Mon, 07 May 2012 15:30:00 -0500

PBS Nature follows two white lion cubs as they struggle to survive the dangers they are faced with in South Africa's Kruger National Park. "The White Lions" premieres Wednesday, May 9 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/the-white-lions/introduction/7663/