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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 1, Episode 9 The Discovery of Animal Behavior: In Praise of God

First Aired: December 5, 1982

The work of 17th, 18th and 19th-century naturalists is dramatized, including John Ray (1627-1705), who catalogued plants and animals; and Rev. Gilbert White (1720-93), who distinguished bird species by their songs. Ray: Brian Gear. White: Michael Cronin. Narrator: George Page.