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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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Friday, Nov 8, 2013 - 8:00 AM
"Desert Venom"
Host David Yetman joins Herpatologists (reptile and amphibian researchers) in their various quests to learn more about the many venomous creatures that call the Sonoran Desert home. During the day, they track Tiger Rattlesnakes using radio implants before heading up to the mountains to observe other rattlesnake dens. At night, while studying the impact urban developments have on the movements of a Gila Monster, they encounter rattlesnakes, tarantulas, and desert toads. D
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Friday, Nov 8, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Desert Venom" (PLUS)
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Monday, Nov 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Jaguars and Vaqueros" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Utah's Slick Rock Country" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Into The Swell: Utah's High Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Dying Traditions in a Mexican Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Friday, Nov 15, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Navajo Canyon Lands" (PLUS)
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Monday, Dec 2, 2013 - 8:00 AM "The Driest Desert in the World" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Ancient Andean Civilizations" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 - 8:00 AM "People and Their Prickly Plants" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 - 8:00 AM "The Lost Palm Weavers of Sonora" (PLUS)
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