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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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Monday, Apr 22, 2013 - 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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Monday, Apr 22, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Desert Whales" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Bolivia: The Cold Desert Frontier" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Ancient Peoples of the High Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Bolivia: Volcanoes, Flamingos, and Salt Lakes" (PLUS)
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Friday, Apr 26, 2013 - 8:00 AM "River Runs Dry" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 29, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Cactus Capital of the World" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Tehuacan: A Spanish Legacy" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Oaxaca: Footsteps In Tradition" (PLUS)
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Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Shadows of the Ancients" (PLUS)
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Friday, May 3, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Visiting Ancient Mayo Lands" (PLUS)
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