Wild Animal Baby Explorers Previous Broadcasts

Missing Berries/Marsh Music (Episode #110H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 7:00 AM

* Missing Berries - The berries Izzy and Benita hid up in a tree have gone missing. Where could they be? With only a tuft of brown hair and a paw print, the Explorers go on a quest to find the berry snatcher.
* Marsh Music - When the Explorers decide they want to start a band, they embark on a quest to find Benita an instrument to play. They discover that many animals in the marsh make beautiful sounds. They also find out that a reed can make a wonderful instrument.

Good Grips/Monkey Around (Episode #108H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 7:00 AM

* Good Grips - When Skip has trouble making it up a snowy hill without slipping, the Explorers decide to search out animals that have "grips" well suited for the environments they live in.
* Monkey Around - In search of bananas, the Explorers remember that monkeys like to eat bananas. If they can find a monkey, then maybe they can find bananas. That quest leads them to observe many different kinds of monkeys.

Side By Side/Picky Eaters (Episode #107)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 7:00 AM

* Side by Side - When the Explorers spot a gigantic "fish bird" fly out of the water, they decide to investigate. In the process, they stumble across a coral reef teaming with life and discover how that animals that live there get along.
* Picky Eaters - After a delicious picnic, Miss Sally poses the question, "Can you imagine if you only ate just about one thing only? " So the Explorers set out to find animals that only eat one or two things to survive.

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