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1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Whale of a Squid"  Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before. D

2:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Geology"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists answer questions about geology. Cartan-Hansen will be joined by Reed Lewis, a geologist from the Idaho Geological Survey at the University of Idaho and Megan Dixon, an instructor from the College of Idaho.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play "Old Devil Moon" and the signature lick from "The William Tell Overture." Featured guests include Lori Mechem, Bradley Sowash and five-time Grammy nominee David Tolley. D

3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "River Runs Dry"  The Gila River, after beginning its journey high in the Gila Wilderness of New Mexico, historically flowed entirely across the state of Arizona. But, like ninety percent of the Southwest United States' remaining riparian areas, it is now used up and dries out merely halfway to its former confluence with the Colorado River. Revered as sacred by ancient peoples and modern-day indigenous people alike, the history of the Gila River is the story of nearly all, modern desert rivers. D

3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G

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5:00 pm 
Nature  "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey"  Broken Tail, a tiger that Irish wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson has filmed since birth, disappears from India's Ranthambore National Park and is killed by a train 100 miles away. Stafford-Johnson and local guide Salim Ali trace the tiger's journey. They travel by horseback, glimpsing both historical and contemporary India while learning what big cats are up against when they leave the confines of a sanctuary.G

6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Forgotten Rhino"  Forgotten Rhino presents the contrasting stories of two species of Asian rhinos - the battle to save the critically endangered Javan Rhino and the remarkable success story of human efforts to resurrect what was a dying species, the closely-related Indian rhinoceros. The film also acknowledges the desperate plight of Asia's third species and the world's smallest rhinoceros - the Sumatran rhinoceros. D

7:00 pm 
Arabian Horse: The Ancient Breed   Illuminates the versatility and even-tempered nature of the oldest purebred horse in existence.G

8:00 pm 
Pompeii: The Last Day   Dramatic reconstructions, expert investigations and lavish special effects combine to tell the story of key characters - soldiers, slaves, families, lovers - on the last day of Pompeii on August 25, 79 AD. The film re-enacts the day that begins with Vesuvius raining ash and pumice pebbles on the city that is enveloped in a thick cloud of smoke. Residents must decide to try to escape or seek shelter and stay. The film re-enacts stories of those who died and were entombed when the volcano's cone collapsed, turning the city into an enormous gas chamber.G

9:00 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Great Basin"  Unspoiled and uncrowded, Great Basin is Nevada's only national park. Hike with us to the ridge of Wheeler Peak to see the only glacier in the southern United States. Visit a bristlecone pine forest, home to some of the world's oldest trees, explore caves, fish for Bonneville cutthroat trout and learn about fossil digging for trilobites!. D

9:30 pm 
Wonders of the West  "California Migration"  Explore the natural phenomenon of migration along the central coast of California as we view migratory birds, visit groves of monarch butterflies and observe elephant seals preparing for the mating season. Learn about the comeback of the California condor and visit an ancient redwood forest. The seafood here is world famous. D

10:00 pm 
Nature  "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey"  Broken Tail, a tiger that Irish wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson has filmed since birth, disappears from India's Ranthambore National Park and is killed by a train 100 miles away. Stafford-Johnson and local guide Salim Ali trace the tiger's journey. They travel by horseback, glimpsing both historical and contemporary India while learning what big cats are up against when they leave the confines of a sanctuary.G

11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Forgotten Rhino"  Forgotten Rhino presents the contrasting stories of two species of Asian rhinos - the battle to save the critically endangered Javan Rhino and the remarkable success story of human efforts to resurrect what was a dying species, the closely-related Indian rhinoceros. The film also acknowledges the desperate plight of Asia's third species and the world's smallest rhinoceros - the Sumatran rhinoceros. D

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