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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, Sep 26, 2012 - 7:00 AM    "Goat Packing in the Red Desert" Natural historian and eccentric scientist John Mionczynski (also known as "Mr. Red Desert") "invented" goat packing nearly 30 years ago in the high and cold Red Desert of Southwest Wyoming. He guides host David Yetman on a journey through the "heart" of the desert - the Honeycomb Buttes, which boast extremely colorful honeycomb rock formations. D
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Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Goat Packing in the Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Wyoming's Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Sep 28, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Heart of a Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Monday, Oct 1, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Gateway to the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Treasures of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Ancient Secrets of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Life Along The Rio Sonora" (PLUS)
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Friday, Oct 5, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Bats Among Us" (PLUS)
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Monday, Oct 8, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Grand Canyon, The Human Touch" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time" (PLUS)
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