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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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Friday, Feb 1, 2013 - 8:00 AM    "Bats Among Us" Montezuma Castle, a five-story 20-room cliff dwelling, served as a " high-rise apartment building" for prehistoric Sinagua Indians over 600 years ago. Now it serves the same purpose to a colony of bats. Concern over the possible harm that these latter-day residents may be doing has led to some very interesting hands-on research to study the impact of bat habitats on cultural landmarks. D
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Friday, Feb 1, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Bats Among Us" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 4, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Grand Canyon, The Human Touch" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Pilgrimage to a Party" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 7, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Wines of the Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 8, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Saving Australia's Wild West" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Outpost of the Outback" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 - 8:00 AM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
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