Season 5, Episode 12 In the Shadow of Fujisan: Bird of Happiness

First Aired: March 1, 1987

Part 2 of "In the Shadow of Fujisan" examines Japan's red-crowned crane, an endangered bird because of hunters, pesticides and the loss of breeding areas. Also viewed: hooper swans, rare fish owls, grasshopper warblers, Okinawan rails and emerald doves.

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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)

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