Season 14, Episode 4 Orangutans of the Rain Forest
First Aired: February 10, 1987
Examining how orangutans are becoming increasingly endangered in Borneo's jungles. Included: rehabilitation centers that care for orphaned orangs and prepare them for survival in the wild. Also: a contraption that gives researchers a treetop view of the orangutans.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)