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Week of October 12

Monday, October 12

11:00am Nature “Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants” (Click here for Supplemental Materials)(Spanish)

What does it take to relocate a herd of wild giraffes in Africa? One man, his family and a band of enthusiastic helpers will journey across the wild heart of Uganda and the mighty Nile River to move the world's rarest and most precious "cargo."

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Tuesday, October 13

11:00am Nature “Snow Bears” (Click here for Supplemental Materials)(Spanish)

Set against the magical backdrop of the Arctic, NATURE "Snow Bears" is a dramatized story based on the extraordinary adventures and life-changing journey of newborn polar bear cubs as they leave the safety of their den for the first time. Bravely led by their mother, the cubs must make the perilous 400-mile voyage to the sea to feed. Encountering many dangers along the way - Arctic foxes, roaming bears ready to kill, extreme weather, snowdrifts and ice cracks - they undertake an epic survival challenge. These cubs are rarely seen in their natural habitat, and "Snow Bears" is a unique glimpse into their world. Kate Winslet narrates.

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Wednesday, October 14

11:00am Nature “The Whale Detective” (Click here for Supplemental Materials)

A filmmaker investigates his traumatic encounter with a 30-ton humpback whale that breached and almost landed on him while he was kayaking. What he discovers raises far bigger questions about humans' relationship with whales and their future

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Thursday, October 15

11:00am Koko – The Gorilla Who Talks (Click here for Supplemental Materials)
Learn about Koko, the gorilla who redrew the line between people and animals for more than 40 years. In 1971, Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to Koko, unaware that this relationship would define both their lives.

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Friday, October 16

11:00am Nature “Super Cats: Cats in Every Corner”

Discover how cats have conquered the world, thriving in almost every landscape on Earth, from fishing cats in the wetlands of Asia, to a pregnant jaguar in Costa Rica, to margays in Central American treetops, to a swamp tiger on the Indian shore.

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Week of October 12