Season 2, Episode 3 Acacia: Tree of Thorns

First Aired: October 23, 1983

The role of the thorny acacia tree in the survival of wildlife in Tanzania's arid Serengeti Plain. The flat-topped trees help sustain bush elephants, giraffes, impalas, weaver and secretary birds, and a variety of insects. Host: 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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