Season 4, Episode 7 Kalahari: Wilderness Without Water

First Aired: December 15, 1985

The wildlife community that survives the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa, where temperatures commonly reach 150 degrees and rain may fall only every few years. Included: glimpses of giant bullfrogs, which hibernate in underground cocoons between infrequent rains; and scavenging brown hyenas.

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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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