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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 19, 2012 - 7:00 AM
"On The Trail of a Living Fossil"
In an effort to discover more about the desert tortoise, host David Yetman treks from the dry deserts of Utah to the tropics of Northwestern Mexico in search of these special animals. The trail begins outside of St. George Utah, which has more tortoises there per square kilometer than anywhere else in the United States. D
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Thursday, Apr 19, 2012 - 7:00 AM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Apr 19, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape" (PLUS)
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Friday, Apr 20, 2012 - 7:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 23, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Kickin' West On Route 66" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 23, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Cruising on the Mother Road" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Sea of Cortez: Then and Now" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Desert Treasures" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Navigating A Desert Island" (PLUS)
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