PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has garnered numerous prizes, including the Sierra Club Award; and both an Emmy and a Peabody in 1987 for `A Season in the Sun,' a memorable portrait of East Africa by Alan and Joan Root. Its first show was the lyrical `Flight of the Condor.'
Giraffes: Africa's Gentle Giants
A herd of wild giraffes in Africa is relocated by one man, his family and a band of enthusiastic helpers. (90 minutes)
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Raising the Dinosaur Giant
David Attenborough chronicles the forensic investigation of an amazing find in the Argentinean desert: the fossils of a giant-sized, plant-eating titanosaur. The discovery was due to a shepherd who, while searching for one of his lost sheep, spotted the tip of a gigantic bone sticking out of a rock. The fossils, which date to 101.6 million years ago, point to the creature being the largest dinosaur thus far known. It measured 121 feet from head to tail and weighed over 77 tons. (60 minutes)
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India's Wandering Lions
An examination of Asia's last wild lions, which were once on the brink of extinction. Among the threats they face in India: villagers who live near them. (60 minutes)
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