Season 21, Episode 13 The Haunted Cry of a Long Gone Bird
First Aired: October 25, 1994
Naturalist Richard Wheeler attempts to trace the migration route of the now-extinct great auk during a one-man kayak journey from Newfoundland to Cape Cod, Mass. Included: the role of humans in the auk's extinction; the decline of coastal fisheries.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- 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)