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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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Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 - 8:00 AM    "Outpost of the Outback" Located near the center of the continent, Alice Springs, Australia, is around 1,000 miles from the closest city and has a population of 28,000 people. This city may be small, but it is home to Alice Springs Desert Park, a one of kind conservation site and tourist mecca that contains both the distinct flavor of Central Australia and the local desert habitats all in one easy to explore area. Host David Yetman surveys the park's Desert Rivers, Sand Country and Woodlands habitats, which are home to kangaroos, wallabies and bilbies as well as a large variety of rodents, birds and reptiles. D
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Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Outpost of the Outback" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 10, 2014 - 8:00 AM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jan 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Kickin' West On Route 66" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Cruising on the Mother Road" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Desert Treasures" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Peru's Amazon Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 17, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jan 20, 2014 - 8:00 AM "The People of Peru's Cloud Forest" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Medieval Drought in the Southwest" (PLUS)
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