National Geographic Explorer

  • 2001
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

An Emmy-winning, richly photographed and reported exploration of the world's natural wonders, produced by the National Geographic Society. In June 2003, it took the title `National Geographic Ultimate Explorer,' adding culture and politics to the mix. In January 2005, its title was changed once again, to simply `Explorer.'

Wild Passions; Velvet Killers II; Lightning Strikes

Nature photographers, “voyeurs of nature's most intimate moments,” are observed as they sometimes risk life and limb to “get the shot.” Featured: archival footage; and interviews with photographers who describe close calls with animals. Other segments include “Velvet Killers II,” about the venomous fer-de-lance, and “Lightning Strikes,” about lightning-strike survivors. Host: Boyd Matson.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: An Emmy-winning, richly photographed and reported exploration of the world's natural wonders, produced by the National Geographic Society. In June 2003, it took the title `National Geographic Ultimate Explorer,' adding culture and politics to the mix. In J… (more)

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