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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The Gathering Swarms(Season 32, Episode 12) PBS

An examination of creatures that come together in large numbers, such as ants, bats, bees, locusts and monarch butterflies. Included: the swarm intelligence that results.

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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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