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WETA TV 26: Wednesdays at 8:00PM
WETA HD: Wednesdays at 8:00PM

PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.

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Sat., December 20, 2014
5:00 am
(60 minutes)

Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story  

The story behind "Born Free," the book and movie about an orphaned lion cub named Elsa who was raised by conservationists Joy and George Adamson and then released into the wild, featuring entries from George's diary, home movies and interviews with the couple's confidants. The episode also explores the shifting attitudes about conservation since the book's publication in 1960, and examines the pros and cons of viewing animals through a human lens.

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Wed., December 24, 2014
8:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Himalayas  

Examining the diversity of Himalayan habitats and wildlife, including snow leopards, red pandas, Asiatic black bears, musk deer, snub-nosed monkeys, Tibetan foxes and high-flying birds. Included: how eagles and wolves rely on teamwork to survive; how the blood of bar-headed geese has a special hemoglobin that enables them to fly in the thin air of the Himalayas. Also: the mountains' valleys, which are home to rain forests that conjure Shangri-La.

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Wed., December 24, 2014
8:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Himalayas  

Examining the diversity of Himalayan habitats and wildlife, including snow leopards, red pandas, Asiatic black bears, musk deer, snub-nosed monkeys, Tibetan foxes and high-flying birds. Included: how eagles and wolves rely on teamwork to survive; how the blood of bar-headed geese has a special hemoglobin that enables them to fly in the thin air of the Himalayas. Also: the mountains' valleys, which are home to rain forests that conjure Shangri-La.

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Fri., December 26, 2014
4:00 am
(60 minutes)

The Himalayas  

Examining the diversity of Himalayan habitats and wildlife, including snow leopards, red pandas, Asiatic black bears, musk deer, snub-nosed monkeys, Tibetan foxes and high-flying birds. Included: how eagles and wolves rely on teamwork to survive; how the blood of bar-headed geese has a special hemoglobin that enables them to fly in the thin air of the Himalayas. Also: the mountains' valleys, which are home to rain forests that conjure Shangri-La.

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Fri., December 26, 2014
4:00 am
(60 minutes)

The Himalayas  

Examining the diversity of Himalayan habitats and wildlife, including snow leopards, red pandas, Asiatic black bears, musk deer, snub-nosed monkeys, Tibetan foxes and high-flying birds. Included: how eagles and wolves rely on teamwork to survive; how the blood of bar-headed geese has a special hemoglobin that enables them to fly in the thin air of the Himalayas. Also: the mountains' valleys, which are home to rain forests that conjure Shangri-La.