Season 25, Episode 5 Rhinoceros
First Aired: January 28, 2007
Daniel Stern narrates this look at rhinoceroses, which Marco Polo described as “very ugly brutes,” but which are facing extinction. Included: efforts to save them in India's Kaziranga National Park; in Indonesia, where about 60 survive; and Sumatra, home to the smallest of the five species. Also: relocating black rhinos from South Africa's Umfolozi National Park; breeding rhinos in captivity.
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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)