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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, Sep 2, 2013 - 8:00 AM    "Peru's Canyon of the Condor" Travel through Peru's Colca Canyon - at 12,000 feet one of the tallest and deepest canyons in the world - in search of Andean Condors, massive birds with wingspans more than 11 feet wide. Explore the natural history of these graceful creatures and learn their ritualistic significance to the native people of the area. Along the way through the canyon, examine the terraced farming that is a result of pre-Incan engineering sophistication. D
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Monday, Sep 2, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Peru's Canyon of the Condor" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Desolation Canyon River Journey" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Living Traditions of the Tohono O'Odham" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Sep 5, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Origins of a Royal Road" (PLUS)
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Friday, Sep 6, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Royal Road Across The Frontier" (PLUS)
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Monday, Sep 9, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Royal Road to the Final Outpost" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Goat Packing in the Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Wyoming's Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Sep 12, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Heart of a Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Friday, Sep 13, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Gateway to the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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