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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, Feb 20, 2012 - 7:00 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, Feb 20, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Desert Whales" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 20, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Royal Road to the Final Outpost" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Bolivia: The Cold Desert Frontier" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Goat Packing in the Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Ancient Peoples of the High Desert" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Wyoming's Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Bolivia: Volcanoes, Flamingos, and Salt Lakes" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Heart of a Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 24, 2012 - 7:00 AM "River Runs Dry" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 24, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Gateway to the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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