Season 1, Episode 3 Namib: Africa's Burning Shore
First Aired: July 16, 1997
Exploring “Namib: Africa's Burning Shore,” which extends over 1000 miles along the continent's southwest coast. Here, the parched sands heat up to as much as 150 degrees, compelling some creatures to keep cool by running to create their own wind. Also observed: mating fur seals near the shore.
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- Premiered: February 1, 1997
- Rating: None
- Premise: Spectacular photography reveals the natural history of some of the world's most fascinating areas, ranging from the Alaskan wilderness to the dunes of Africa's Namib Desert, from southwest Africa to the edge of the Antarctic. (more)