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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 27, Episode 8 Why We Love Cats and Dogs

First Aired: February 15, 2009

Why people adopt cats and dogs and, in many instances, see them as furry pals, family members and/or soul mates. Included: interviews with animal behaviorists, who shed light on the types of relationships people have with pets, and cat and dog owners, who discuss their experiences with their four-legged friends. Also: a theory on the biological connection between humans and their cats or dogs; the little-known theory that cats are as trainable as dogs.

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Season 27, Episode 7

February 8, 2009

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Kilauea: Mountain of Fire

Season 27, Episode 9

March 29, 2009

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