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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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Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 - 7:00 AM    "Bolivia: Volcanoes, Flamingos, and Salt Lakes" Ranging in altitude up to 16,500 feet above sea level, the wild, frigid desert of southwestern Bolivia is full of natural treasures. The harsh landscape is dominated by the towering Andean volcanoes and lakes or lagoons, which are actually basins, into which the meager snowmelt drains and cannot escape. These intensely colored, brackish lakes are home to some of the world's hardiest animals, namely three different species of flamingo. D
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Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Bolivia: Volcanoes, Flamingos, and Salt Lakes" (PLUS)
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Friday, Apr 26, 2013 - 7:00 AM "River Runs Dry" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 29, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Cactus Capital of the World" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Tehuacan: A Spanish Legacy" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Oaxaca: Footsteps In Tradition" (PLUS)
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Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Shadows of the Ancients" (PLUS)
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Friday, May 3, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Visiting Ancient Mayo Lands" (PLUS)
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Monday, May 6, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Baja Journeys: Volcanoes/Oceans" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Baja People: Oases/Mountains" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Baja Boojums: Bizarre Plants" (PLUS)
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