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.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
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  • Premise: 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)

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