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Dogs That Changed The World, Pt. 2 - Dogs by Design (Episode #2412H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 21, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Part two examines the relationship between humans and dogs. Some working dogs are able to use their skills to perform tasks they were bred for; there are still jobs today for herders, hunters and guard dogs. But as we multiply and transform the many breeds of dogs, honing their looks and their sizes, we also change our relationship with them, and theirs with us.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 26, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Dogs That Changed The World, Pt. 1 - The Rise of the Dog (Episode #2411H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 21, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

From the tiniest Chihuahua to the largest St. Bernard, all dogs claim the wolf as their ancestor. Using DNA analysis and other research, scientists have now pieced together the puzzle of canine evolution, creating a fascinating picture of some of the essential dogs vital to the canine population. Part one chronicles the evolution of dogs and how they infiltrated human society.

Dogs That Changed The World, Pt. 2 - Dogs by Design (Episode #2412H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Part two examines the relationship between humans and dogs. Some working dogs are able to use their skills to perform tasks they were bred for; there are still jobs today for herders, hunters and guard dogs. But as we multiply and transform the many breeds of dogs, honing their looks and their sizes, we also change our relationship with them, and theirs with us.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 26, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Dogs That Changed The World, Pt. 1 - The Rise of the Dog (Episode #2411H)

KQED World: Sat, Aug 18, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

From the tiniest Chihuahua to the largest St. Bernard, all dogs claim the wolf as their ancestor. Using DNA analysis and other research, scientists have now pieced together the puzzle of canine evolution, creating a fascinating picture of some of the essential dogs vital to the canine population. Part one chronicles the evolution of dogs and how they infiltrated human society.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 19, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Supersize Crocs (Episode #2406H)

KQED World: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 9:00 PM

Tall tales of giant man-eating crocodiles inhabit a world between fact and fiction. The truth is that some crocodile species have been known to exceed 20 feet, such as Nile crocs, American crocs and the Asian-Pacific saltwater croc, which has been reported up to even 23 feet. Hosted by world-renowned herpetologist Romulus Whitaker, the program attempts to discover the last of these leviathans.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Is That Skunk? (Episode #2606H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 1, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

It's a familiar but mysterious creature in woods and neighborhoods all across America. Its infamous weapon is one of the most awful scents in all of nature. Now, intrepid researchers and cameramen track skunks day and night across California, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Ohio, even Martha's Vineyard, uncovering how they hunt, forage, mate and raise amazingly cute baby skunks - all the things they're up to when they're not spraying the local dog. And yes, the remarkable secrets of that stink will be revealed!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 3, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 2, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 2, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
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