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Supernature - Wild Flyers

Description

An examination of how airborne animals do what they do, including the physical adaptations that have enabled them to master the sky. Included: cutting-edge camera technologies; and computer-generated graphics

Upcoming Episodes

  • Masters of the Sky

    Examining the requisites for flight: power, acceleration, speed, maneuverability and endurance. Among the featured creatures: the peregrine falcon; Japanese rhinoceros beetle; sparrowhawk; and booted racket-tail hummingbird. (60 minutes)

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    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
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  • Crowded Skies

    The finale examines the dangers inherent in life in the sky, where survival depends on beating gravity and out-flying the competition. Among the featured creatures: the gannet bird, African skimmer, kingbird and glasswing butterfly. (60 minutes)

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    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    See our full program schedule.

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Available Online Episodes

  • Defying Gravity - How do animals overcome one of the planet’s most powerful and universal forces – gravity?

Episodes available on passport:

  • Crowded Skies - How do flying creatures outfly each other to survive in the crowed world of the sky?
  • Defying Gravity - How do animals overcome one of the planet’s most powerful and universal forces – gravity?
  • Masters of the Sky - How do the planets strongest flyers push the limits of flight right to the very edge?

Episodes available on passport:

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