Nature

  • 1982
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

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 garnered numerous prizes, including the Sierra Club Award; and both an Emmy and a Peabody in 1987 for (more…)

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Season 31, Episode 4 An Original DUCKumentary

First Aired: November 14, 2012

Paul Giamatti narrates this look at the world of ducks, which focuses on a male and female wood duck that meet and raise a family. The babies arrive knowing what to do and how to do it, and once in the water need no help in sifting and skimming for food. The differences between dabblers, such as wood ducks, and divers, such as ruddies, is also explained. Dabblers feast on the plants, crustaceans and larvae found atop ponds and lakes; divers, however, feed on the rocky and sandy floors.

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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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