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The Desert Speaks

THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world. Much more than a nature documentary, THE DESERT SPEAKS presents stories about the people, cultures, plants, animals and geological features encountered on travel adventures in deserts near and far away. Host David Yetman is a research scientist at the University of Arizona's Southwest Center and is a nationally known author and accomplished photographer who specializes in the plants, geography and people of northwestern Mexico. Using boats, bikes and burros, Yetman takes viewers from Bolivia to Baja California, bringing his boundless enthusiasm, energy and knowledge to . . .

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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 - 8:00 AM    "Desert Whales" Located just below the elbow of Baja California, San Ignacio lagoon is the temporary home to some of the peninsula's most famous visitors-the Gray Whales. Each winter, pregnant females, and lustful males swim five thousand miles from the Arctic to visit this lagoon. Here, within a few hundred square miles, eighty percent of the majestic whales' life cycle transpires. D
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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Desert Whales" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Bolivia: The Cold Desert Frontier" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Ancient Peoples of the High Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Dec 21, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Bolivia: Volcanoes, Flamingos, and Salt Lakes" (PLUS)
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Monday, Dec 24, 2012 - 8:00 AM "River Runs Dry" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Cactus Capital of the World" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Tehuacan: A Spanish Legacy" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Oaxaca: Footsteps In Tradition" (PLUS)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Shadows of the Ancients" (PLUS)
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Monday, Dec 31, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Visiting Ancient Mayo Lands" (PLUS)
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