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PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga (more…)

Premiered: October 10, 1982

Rating: TV-G

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Season 25, Episode 1 Chimpanzees: An Unnatural History

First Aired: October 29, 2006

A heartwarming (and sometimes heartbreaking) look at chimpanzees taken from the wild for use by NASA, circuses and medical researchers; and efforts by individuals and organizations to give the animals (sometimes kept in tiny cages and probed with needles) some freedom. Included: comments from Dr. Carole Noon, director of Save the Chimps, a group that's creating island habitats in Florida; and Gloria Grow, who runs a chimp sanctuary near Montreal.

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Season 24, Episode 13

May 7, 2006

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Penguins of the Antarctic

Season 25, Episode 2

November 13, 2006

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