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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 5, Episode 13 In the Shadow of Fujisan: Long Live the Turtle

First Aired: March 8, 1987

"In the Shadow of Fujisan" concludes with "Long Live the Turtle," which examines the loggerhead, the third largest of all sea turtles. The reptile has been hunted to dangerously low levels for its meat; and modern development is shrinking the turtle's coastal mating and nesting grounds.