Season 22, Episode 8 The Real Macaw

First Aired: February 15, 2004

Studying macaws in their Amazonian rain-forest home, and efforts to keep them thriving despite deforestation and their high black-market value. Experts and aficionados discuss their social behaviors; intelligence; and their illegal trade, including a meeting with sellers, and a talk with a former poacher turned protector. Howard McGillan narrates.

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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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