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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, Apr 2, 2012 - 3:00 PM    "Giants on a Galapagos Island" This program visits one of the few inhabited islands in the Galapagos. Host David Yetman and ecologist Yar Petryszyn explore the people and culture of the island of Santa Cruz with a stroll through the market at Puerto Ayora. Then it's off to visit the Darwin Research Station and its famous saddle back tortoises, which are being reintroduced to the area after being hunted close to extinction. D
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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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Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Life Along The Rio Sonora" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Tequila: Exploring The Legend" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Bats Among Us" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Passions of the Pitaya" (PLUS)
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Friday, Apr 6, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Grand Canyon, The Human Touch" (PLUS)
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Friday, Apr 6, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Magical Michoacan" (PLUS)
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