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Christmas In Yellowstone (Episode #2403H)

KQED Life: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Nature examines wolves, coyotes, elk, bison, bears and otters as they make their way through their most challenging season of the year. As snow falls and the Christmas lights glow in Jackson Hole, a holiday season of a different sort settles in the great winter world of Yellowstone. Breathtaking landscapes of snowcapped peaks and frozen icicles surround the wildlife as they adapt to the cold conditions. The program also profiles the men who first explored Yellowstone National Park.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story (Episode #2806H)

KQED 9: Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

2010 marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of "Born Free", a book and then a film that forever changed the way we think about wildlife. What has happened to lions since this story? And what has happened to the people featured in the film? What has "Born Free" taught us?

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Moment of Impact: Jungle (Episode #2710)

KQED Life: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Conclusion. When animals of astounding ability connect with each other and the world around them there is a "moment of impact." The world is filled with these unique moments created by animals whose abilities and behaviors are incredible to behold, like the violent collision of cheetah with gazelle, the blink-of-an-eye strike of a deadly cobra and the amazing dexterity of an elephant's trunk as it feeds, fights or reaches out with affection. But how do these creatures accomplish such extraordinary feats? Live action footage only reveals part of the answer. Using the latest technologies, HD camera lenses and computer graphics, this two-part series will take us inside the animal to present an innovative and revolutionary look at the bioengineering of "how animals work."

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  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 13, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Moment of Impact: Hunters & Herds (Episode #2709H)

KQED World: Sat, Dec 6, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

When animals of astounding ability connect with each other and the world around them there is a "moment of impact." The world is filled with these unique moments created by animals whose abilities and behaviors are incredible to behold, like the violent collision of cheetah with gazelle, the blink-of-an-eye strike of a deadly cobra and the amazing dexterity of an elephant's trunk as it feeds, fights or reaches out with affection. But how do these creatures accomplish such extraordinary feats? Live action footage only reveals part of the answer. Using the latest technologies, HD camera lenses and computer graphics, this two-part series will take us inside the animal to present an innovative and revolutionary look at the bioengineering of "how animals work."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Dec 7, 2014 -- 2:00 PM

My Life As A Turkey (Episode #2904)

KQED World: Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Based on a true story. Deep in the wilds of Florida, writer and naturalist Joe Hutto was given the rare opportunity to raise wild turkeys from chicks. Hutto spent each day out and about as a "wild turkey" with his family of chicks until the day came when he had to let his children grow up and go off on their own. As it turned out, this was harder than he ever imagined. Hutto's story eventually became a book, Illuminations in the Flatlands.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 11:00 AM
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