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Nature's Miniature Miracles (Episode #3506)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Great things come in small packages. This film tells the epic survival stories of the world's smallest animals, from a tiny sengi, the "cheetah" of the shrew world, to a small shark that walks on land. For these animals, size does not matter.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Meet The Coywolf (Episode #3104H)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

The coywolf, a mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, is a hauntingly beautiful carnivore found increasingly on the streets of North American cities. Its appearance is very recent -- within the last 90 years -- in evolutionary terms, a blip in time. The story of how it came to be begins in Canada but by no means ends there. It is a tale of how quickly adaptation and evolution can occur, especially when humans interfere. New York wildlife biologist Roland Kay is fascinated by this new hybrid, the product of a shifting gene pool that is now stabilizing. Kays tracks and photographs coywolves with remote motion sensor cameras, collects road kill and scat, and obtains tissue and bone samples from fur trappers, hunters, and others to unravel the mysteries that define this new species.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

The Cheetah Children (Episode #3505)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

For nearly two years in the forested hills of Zimbabwe, wildlife cameraman Kim Wolhuter shadowed a wild cheetah family on foot, to reveal in intimate detail the cubs' remarkable journey to adulthood and their mother's dedication in raising them.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

H Is for Hawk: A New Chapter (Episode #3504H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Helen Macdonald's best-selling book H Is for Hawk told the saga of a grieving daughter who found healing in training a goshawk. Now she digs deeper into the world of these raptors by following a family in the wild and raising a goshawk of her own.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Charlie and the Curious Otters (Episode #3503H)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Filmmaker Charlie Hamilton James follows the story of three curious river otter orphans in Wisconsin and visits otters all over the globe. Join him as he uncovers the secrets to the otter's survival with innovative experiments, cameras and CGI.

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