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Now in its 31st season on PBS, NATURE has featured amazingly diverse wildlife and habitats and consistently worked with the world's foremost natural history filmmakers. In the process, the series has won nearly 400 awards, including Peabody and Emmy awards and the first honor ever bestowed on a television program by the Sierra Club. Now, NATURE podcasts offer behind-the-scenes perspectives from filmmakers and producers as well as program excerpts. Produced by Thirteen in association with WNET.ORG New York, NATURE airs on PBS each Sunday night at 8 pm (check local listings). For more information and interactive features including streaming video clips, an RSS feed, and polls, photo slideshows, and more, visit NATURE Online at www.pbs.org/nature.

Unable to produce its own food, the dodder vine must live entirely off a host plant. In a series of experiments, Researchers Consuelo M. De Moraes and Mark Mescher show that to find a host plant from which to drain nutrients, the parasitic plant "sniffs" out the chemical scents released by the leaves of nearby plants. "What Plants Talk About" premieres April 3 at 8/7c (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes /what-plants-talk- about/preview/8228/

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Breathtaking footage of a wolf pack going after a herd of bison in Canada's Wood Buffalo National Park. "Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo" premieres February 13 at 8/7c (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/cold-warriors-wolves-and- buffalo/preview/8158/
A newborn wood duckling jumps hundreds of feet from its tree nest to reach its mother. It's just the second day of her life. She can't fly. But she can see the land far below, and hear her mother's calls. Maybe courage comes from necessity. Maybe it comes in knowing ...
After being abandoned by her mother, a baby fawn, Pippin, was adopted by a Great Dane, Kate, and they have been best friends ever since. Kate's owner Isobel Springett describes the uniqueness of their relationship: "When they greet each other, I've never seen anything like it. It's not a deer ...
A snowy owl pair has made a nest out on the tundra. The much larger female is definitely sitting on eggs, and before long, owlets begin to hatch. Watch a scene from "Magic of the Snowy Owl" which premieres Wednesday, October 24 at 8/7c (check local listings). For more information, ...
Filmmaker Sooyong Park spent more than five years searching for Siberian tigers in Russia's north eastern forests. His technique was unconventional, but produced over a thousand hours of wild tiger footage that told the story of a three-generation tiger dynasty. In this scene from Siberian Tiger Quest, Park discusses the ...
View footage of the first wild Siberian tiger that filmmaker Sooyong Park captured on camera in this scene from Siberian Tiger Quest. Park spent more than five years searching for tigers in Russia's north eastern forests. His technique was unconventional, but produced over a thousand hours of wild tiger footage ...
Black Mamba (05/30/12) June 5, 2012
The black mamba is Africa's deadliest snake. In Swaziland, snake handler Thea Litschka-Koen and her husband, Clifton, endeavor to change attitudes and save lives. "Black Mamba" airs Wednesday, May 30 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/black- mamba/introduction/5260/
From Africa's Serengeti to California's grasslands, some of nature's most dramatic moments are caught, examined and "fractured" into their unique parts. Moment of Impact Part 1: Hunters & Herds airs Wednesday, June 6 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/moment-of-impact/introduction/5583/.
Hatcheries promised a future full of salmon without the need for stricter fishing regulations. "Salmon: Running the Gauntlet" airs Wednesday, May 23 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/salmon-running-the- gauntlet/introduction/6546/
"Cracking the Koala Code" explores the day-to-day dramas of an extended family of koalas, seen through the eyes of the scientists studying their every move and vocalization. "Cracking the Koala Code" premieres Wednesday, May 16 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/cracking-the-koala- code/introduction/7619/
PBS Nature follows two white lion cubs as they struggle to survive the dangers they are faced with in South Africa's Kruger National Park. "The White Lions" premieres Wednesday, May 9 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/the-white- lions/introduction/7663/
Across the animal kingdom, some of the most essential lessons — and the most extreme challenges — occur in the first moments of life. From ostrich to orangutan, egg sac to live birth, infanticide to matricide, the diversity of behaviors between parent and progeny is as great as the diversity ...
What happens to nature after a nuclear accident? And how does wildlife deal with the world it inherits after human inhabitants have fled? "Radioactive Wolves" airs Wednesday, April 25 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/radioactive- wolves/introduction/7108/
Newlyweds Isaac and Bjornen Babcock spend a year in Idaho's Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness as an unconventional honeymoon. River of No Return tells their story, the story of a couple that took on the wilderness and all its challenges. "River of No Return" premieres Wednesday, April ...
Enter a world shaped by bears, trees, and salmon, and explores the delicate balance of their interconnected lives. "Fortress of the Bears" premieres Wednesday, January 25 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/fortress-of-the- bears/introduction/7475/
Enter a world shaped by bears, trees, and salmon, and explores the delicate balance of their interconnected lives. "Fortress of the Bears" premieres Wednesday, January 25 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/fortress-of-the- bears/introduction/7475/
Enter a world shaped by bears, trees, and salmon, and explores the delicate balance of their interconnected lives. "Fortress of the Bears" premieres Wednesday, January 25 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/fortress-of-the- bears/introduction/7475/
Based on his true story, My Life as a Turkey chronicles naturalist and writer Joe Hutto's remarkable and moving experience of raising a group of wild turkey hatchlings to adulthood. "My Life as a Turkey" premieres Wednesday, November 16 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/my-life-as-a-turkey/introduction/7268/
Hummingbirds take extraordinary to a whole new level. They are the smallest warm-blooded creatures on the planet, but they are also among the fastest. With wings that beat up to 200 times every second, they are among nature's most accomplished athletes, the only birds able to hover, fly backwards, and ...