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The major television series is probably one of the most-watched documentary series ever to air on television is a weekly journey of one hour into the animal kingdom, and/or various ecosystems. The world over, each episode may highlight a specific animal species such as howler monkeys and explain their behavior such as the sounds they make for their mating rituals or specifically, what sort of impact they have on their particular environment in another hour may delve into how snakes give birth or how they shed their skin, and the sort of impact that several snake species may have on a given environment for good or ill.

Another episode, however, might simply be discussing a given environment such as the jungle or Arctic as a whole and how each part of the ecosystem interact with one another to show also deals with environmental issues such as global warming or rain forest deforestation or the impact that a certain species being made extinct is going to have on a certain area of the world such as the United States. Brazil Mexico or Africa and the implications of these things happening in one and area and what it means for the world as a whole. The program also deals with the ways that mankind can help to make sure that these ecosystems and animals stay healthy and intact for many generations to come. This show also helps establish a deeper understanding and connection with the world

The program has absolutely stunning cinematography went up close and personal encounters, of all the various animals and environments that will make the viewer feel as though they are front and center for every bit of the action. Whether that is becoming part of a pride of lions , or learning to swing from tree to tree like a chimpanzee the viewer is going to be made to feel a deep connection with whatever environment or animal the show happens to be highlighting for the week so whether the viewer is interested in a specific animal or a region of the world it will not be disappointed when they are watching nature. It will take the viewer on a journey to the ends of the earth and back again each week.

Wednesday 8:00 PM et/pt on PBS
38 Seasons, 483 Episodes
October 10, 1982
Nature, Documentary & Biography, Animals
8.9/10
Cast: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page
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Nature Full Episode Guide

  • Uncover an unexpected side of hippos as they protect their young and face their rivals in a drought.

  • Follow filmmaker Tom Mustill as he investigates his traumatic encounter with a humpback whale.

  • 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.

  • Discover how nature's biggest beasts, from a blue whale to an ostrich, conquer their environments.

  • Examining the landscape and wildlife of the Lower Okavango River, where the land is baked dry by the scorching sun. Large herds of zebra and wildebeest migrate to the dry plains in search of the precious salt that these animals need.

  • See the landscape and wildlife of the "Middle World," the delta of the Okavango River.

  • The landscape and wildlife of the Upper Okavango River is explored. A lioness severely injured by a buffalo is left for dead by her pride. Now handicapped, she has to survive in the swamp alone, hunting to feed her little cubs.

  • Go undercover in the untouched Amazon jungle to meet some of the most incredible creatures on Earth.

  • In some of the most remote and spectacular places on Earth, five pioneering scientists make discoveries that change our understanding of nature and offer new hope for restoring the world.

  • An Alaskan professor raises a pet octopus in his home and makes several remarkable discoveries.

  • Learn how climate change can affect nature's perfectly synchronized partnerships.

  • Follow animals as they pursue spring's bounty and meet the scientists who track their journeys.

  • See how spring's rising temperatures and longer days spur plants to flower and animals to transform.

  • The egg is perhaps nature's most perfect life support system. Step by step as the egg hatches, host David Attenborough reveals the wonder behind these incredible miracles of nature.

  • Uncover the variety of activity that occurs on the slopes of active volcanoes.

  • Experience the natural world through the eyes of the Vikings. Ewan McGregor narrates.

  • Travel around the world to uncover the history of mankind's relationship with the horse.

  • Travel around the world to uncover the history of mankind's relationship with the horse.

  • Join Sir David Attenborough to learn about a sea creature that lived during the age of dinosaurs.

  • Follow two polar bear cubs as their mother leads them from their den for the first time.

  • Follow a close-knit family of wild dogs growing up in a land ruled by lions.

  • Follow a guide to the squirrel's success along with an orphan red squirrel called Billy.

  • See how new approaches and technologies help uncover some cats' most intimate secrets.

  • Discover how cats have conquered the world, thriving in almost every landscape on Earth.

  • Meet the planet's ultimate cats, from the famously fast cheetah to the lonesome snow leopard.

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NATURE | Arctic Wolf Pack: Official Trailer | PBS Preview (00:31) NATURE: RAISING THE DINOSAUR GIANT | David Attenborough & Dinosaur Thighbone | PBS Clip (00:50) NATURE: RAISING THE DINOSAUR GIANT | David Attenborough & Dinosaur Eggs | PBS Clip (00:59) NATURE: RAISING THE DINOSAUR GIANT | David Attenborough & Dinosaur Hearts | PBS Clip (01:04) NATURE: RAISING THE DINOSAUR GIANT | Dino Skeleton Timelapse | PBS Clip (01:18)

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