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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 11, 2012 - 8:00 AM    "Jaguars and Vaqueros" Host David Yetman travels along with the Northern Jaguar Project to see how they use motion activated cameras to track jaguar movements through Eastern Sonora Mexico. By paying local ranch owners for any jaguar images captured on their land, this project working to convince the vaquero (the Mexican cowboy) that el tigre is worth more alive than dead.. D
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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Jaguars and Vaqueros" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Utah's Slick Rock Country" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Into The Swell: Utah's High Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Dec 14, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Dying Traditions in a Mexican Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Monday, Dec 17, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Navajo Canyon Lands" (PLUS)
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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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