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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, Mar 28, 2012 - 3:00 PM    "The People of Peru's Cloud Forest" Beginning in Cajamarca, host David Yetman, geologist Dick Yetman and South American archaeological expert Axel Nielsen head out into the colorful city streets in pursuit of authentic and very distinctive South American hats that are almost as tall as they are wide. This quest takes them past local merchant stalls and through Calle de Cuyes, or guinea pig alley, where locals can purchase skinned and fully dressed guinea pigs to eat. G
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Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Wyoming's Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012 - 3:00 PM "The People of Peru's Cloud Forest" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 29, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Heart of a Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 29, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Medieval Drought in the Southwest" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 30, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Gateway to the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 30, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Of Drought and Fire" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 2, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Treasures of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 2, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Giants on a Galapagos Island" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Ancient Secrets of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Exploring Arizona's Big Empty" (PLUS)
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