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Nature's Biggest Beasts (#3707) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Discover the ingenious strategies that nature's biggest beasts employ to conquer their environments, from the Komodo dragon with a deadly bite to the tallest giraffe to the bird-eating armored ground cricket. These are their epic survival stories.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 11:00am
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Bears (#3708) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow the adventures of bears across the globe, from grizzlies to pandas to sloth bears, as they draw on their brains, brawn and unique adaptations to survive. Find out what it really takes to be a bear in today's ever-changing world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 22, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 24, 2019 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Hotel Armadillo (#3409H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Welcome to the "Hotel Armadillo," where the elusive giant armadillo digs a daily hole deep in the Brazilian rainforest and leaves behind a suite for 25 species of jungle clientele. Join biologist Arnaud Desbiez as he "checks in" the exotic guests.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 27, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 3, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Octopus: Making Contact (#3701K) Duration: 1:30:00 SRND51

Follow an Alaskan professor as he raises and studies a pet octopus in his home, making remarkable discoveries about its extraordinary intelligence, personality and skills. Octopuses are able to recognize faces and interact with other individuals.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 4, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 5, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 5, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 8, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 19, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

Equus: Story of the Horse: Origins (#3608() Duration: 1:29:46 SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The relationship between man and his noble steed is almost as old as civilization itself. Ever since the mysterious beginning of our extraordinary partnership, horses helped shape the human world. At the speed of a horse, our ancestors conquered distances and built empires. Together, humans and horses flourished side by side. What makes us so perfect for each other?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 7, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Equus: Story of the Horse: Chasing The Wind (#3609() Duration: 1:29:46 SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The relationship between man and his noble steed is almost as old as civilization itself. Ever since the mysterious beginning of our extraordinary partnership, horses helped shape the human world. At the speed of a horse, our ancestors conquered distances and built empires. Together, humans and horses flourished side by side. What makes us so perfect for each other?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 7, 2019 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Raising The Dinosaur Giant (#3311H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Witness the work of paleontologists bringing the largest dinosaur ever discovered to virtual life. Sir David Attenborough guides us through the remarkable process, connecting the dots with living examples, other dinosaur discoveries and CGI visuals.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 11, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
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Snowbound: Animals of Winter (#3406H) Duration: 56:46 SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Travel across the snow globe with wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan to meet animal survivors of winter, from the penguins of Antarctica to the Arctic fox and the bison of Yellowstone. Snow looks magical, but it's a harsh reality to these animals.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 18, 2019 -- 8:00pm Remind me
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    XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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    Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
    XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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    Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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    KQED World

    Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
    XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
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    Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.