Season 3, Episode 3 Sexual Encounters of the Floral Kind
First Aired: October 14, 1984
How flowers engage in "Sexual Encounters of the Floral Kind" with insects that transport pollen from plant to plant. Included: a look at the Australian hammer orchid, which assumes the shape of a female wasp to attract pollen-laden males. Host: George Page.
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- Premiered: October 10, 1982
- Rating: TV-G
- 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)