Season 24, Episode 2 Can Animals Predict Disaster?
First Aired: November 13, 2005
An examination of whether animals can sense impending natural disasters. The program looks at animal behavior preceding the Indian Ocean tsunami; and features comments from elephant trainer Aniwat Jongkit, whose family operates an elephant-riding center in Thailand; conservation biologist Ravi Corea (Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society); Dr. Motoji Ikeya, professor emeritus of Osaka University; and Dr. Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell of Stanford.
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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)