Season 25, Episode 2 Penguins of the Antarctic

First Aired: November 13, 2006

An exquisitely filmed look at emperor, king, chinstrap and adélie penguins and the harsh world they inhabit in the Antarctic. Included: the emperors' breeding methods, whereby males incubate the eggs during the subzero winters, while the females gather food for the spring; and leopard seals, which can eat six penguins an hour. Also: how climate change is affecting the region.

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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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