Season 8, Episode 1 Great Rift: Footprints in the Valley

First Aired: October 8, 1989

A three-part study of "The Great Rift" in Africa begins with a survey of wildlife and evidence of early humans. Included: the "Laetoli footprints," the earliest evidence of primates that walked upright. 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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