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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, Oct 1, 2012 - 7:00 AM    "Gateway to the Galapagos" The Desert Speaks begins its journey to the Galapagos Islands with a visit to Ecuador, which is to the islands as the United States is to Hawaii. After visiting a market on the mainland and a village with a monument to the equator, it's off to the islands of Bartolome and Genovese to explore their volcanic origins and get an up-close and personal look at the native wildlife. Some of the featured animals include several species of Boobies, waved Albatross, marine iguanas, Galapagos Hawks and the Magnificent frigate birds. D
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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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Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Pilgrimage to a Party" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Wines of the Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Oct 12, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town" (PLUS)
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