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Inside Nature's Giants Previous Broadcasts

Sperm Whale (Episode #101#)

KQED World: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg dissect a sperm whale's enormous organs to reveal the secrets of this 45-foot deep-sea giant, which stranded and died on Pegwell Bay, Kent, England. As the team ventures inside the whale, biologist Simon Watt tracks whales in the Azores with a modern-day Jonah, Malcolm Clarke, who shows him the huge number of squid beaks in a whale's stomach. Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, marveling at the gigantic teeth that have evolved in the lower jaw of a sperm whale, digs out his copy of the King James Bible for a reading about Leviathan from the Book of Job.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Giant Squid (Episode #105H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 11, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

The team travels to New Zealand to examine one of the biggest yet most mysterious animals on Earth - the giant squid. Delving into its three hearts, razor sharp beak, tooth-covered tentacles and bizarre reproductive system, the team explores the anatomy of a deep-sea alien that's never been observed in the wild.

Sperm Whale (Episode #101#)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 11, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg dissect a sperm whale's enormous organs to reveal the secrets of this 45-foot deep-sea giant, which stranded and died on Pegwell Bay, Kent, England. As the team ventures inside the whale, biologist Simon Watt tracks whales in the Azores with a modern-day Jonah, Malcolm Clarke, who shows him the huge number of squid beaks in a whale's stomach. Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, marveling at the gigantic teeth that have evolved in the lower jaw of a sperm whale, digs out his copy of the King James Bible for a reading about Leviathan from the Book of Job.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Giant Squid (Episode #105H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 10, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

The team travels to New Zealand to examine one of the biggest yet most mysterious animals on Earth - the giant squid. Delving into its three hearts, razor sharp beak, tooth-covered tentacles and bizarre reproductive system, the team explores the anatomy of a deep-sea alien that's never been observed in the wild.

Sperm Whale (Episode #101#)

KQED World: Sat, Sep 7, 2013 -- 10:00 PM

Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg dissect a sperm whale's enormous organs to reveal the secrets of this 45-foot deep-sea giant, which stranded and died on Pegwell Bay, Kent, England. As the team ventures inside the whale, biologist Simon Watt tracks whales in the Azores with a modern-day Jonah, Malcolm Clarke, who shows him the huge number of squid beaks in a whale's stomach. Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, marveling at the gigantic teeth that have evolved in the lower jaw of a sperm whale, digs out his copy of the King James Bible for a reading about Leviathan from the Book of Job.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 10, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
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