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A classic series of films exploring nature and man in various cultural and historical contexts. Beginning in the 1960s (when they aired on CBS), the specials set a standard for vivid documentary filmmaking and the many `Nat'l Geo' prizes include Emmys for `Mysteries of the Mind' and `The Invisible World.' With the advent of cable, the specials evolved into...

In Search of the Jaguar

First Aired: November 26, 2003

“In Search of the Jaguar” follows “wildlife warrior” Alan Rabinowitz and his colleagues from the Bronx Zoo's Wildlife Conservation Society as they work to protect “the most mysterious of the big cats” (as narrator Glenn Close calls them) in their habitats in Panama, Belize and Brazil. Rabinowitz wants to create a “jaguar corridor” in Central and South America to promote genetic diversity and keep the animals safe from humans, but as he battles to save jaguars he's also battling leukemia. As fellow scientist Mike Fay puts it: “Someone like Alan doesn't think about giving up.”

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