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  • What In The World Is A Tapir?
    4/30/08
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    This is one confusing animal. Related to the rhinoceros, called a mountain cow, and having a flexible nose like an elephant, Baird's Tapir has to be seen to be believed.
  • How To Reclaim A Plane
    How To Reclaim A Plane
    Episode 0430
    4/30/08
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    Recycling thousands of parts of a decommissioned jetliner is a massive undertaking, but financially worth the effort.
  • Accidental Genius
    Accidental Genius
    Episode 0429
    4/29/08
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    Meet the world's best calendar calculator, who considers numbers to be his best friends.
  • Dolphin Parenting
    Dolphin Parenting
    Episode 0429
    4/29/08
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    Like father, like son. Or in this case, like mother, like dolphin calf!
  • I Was Superhuman
    I Was Superhuman
    Episode 0428
    4/28/08
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    A fireman is trapped in a burning building, falls three stories, lifts an impossibly heavy beam, and lives to tell the tale.
  • Day Under Fire: World War II
    4/26/08
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    Japanese soldiers attack a small force of Americans with the goal of killing seven enemies each before they themselves are killed.
  • Struck By Lightning
    Struck By Lightning
    Episode 0425
    4/25/08
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    A golfer is struck by lightning on the links and his heart stops. Hear the tale he lived to tell.
  • Greyhound Adoption
    Greyhound Adoption
    Episode 0425
    4/25/08
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    Where do greyhounds go after their days on the track are over? Long Island Greyhound Transfer (LIGHT) is finding loving homes for these speedy pooches.
  • Nazi Scrapbooks From Hell
    4/24/08
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    The recent discovery of a Nazi officer's scrapbook has raised some disturbing questions.
  • Raising The Roof
    Raising The Roof
    Episode 0424
    4/24/08
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    Raising the roof of London Heathrow's new terminal is a massive undertaking. Check out strand-jacking and see how it works.
  • Hanging With Gorillas
    Hanging With Gorillas
    Episode 0424
    4/24/08
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    A group of tourists lives out a fantasy trip - getting up close and personal with a family of wild gorillas on their own turf.
  • Mega Flyover
    Mega Flyover
    Episode 0423
    4/23/08
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    Will mankind destroy the African wildlife? Armed with an airplane and a camera, a Wildlife Conservation Society biologist finds a new perspective to the story.
  • Quake-proof Bridge
    Quake-proof Bridge
    Episode 0422
    4/22/08
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    The longest suspension bridge in the world is earthquake-ready, and earthquake-tested.
  • Gorilla Tourism
    Gorilla Tourism
    Episode 0422
    4/22/08
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    An extraordinary effort to prevent gorilla poaching by making gorillas more valuable alive than dead.
  • Planet Carbon
    Planet Carbon
    Episode 0421
    4/21/08
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    Last year humans decided that the Earth is changing rapidly because of us. Unchecked carbon accumulation could mean grave consequences.
  • Bag The Bag
    Bag The Bag
    Episode 0421
    4/21/08
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    Paper or Plastic? Edward Norton describes a simple easy step everyone can take to help clean up the environment.
  • Gorilla Poaching
    Gorilla Poaching
    Episode 0421
    4/21/08
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    Wild African gorillas are hunted down and slaughtered for their meat with devastating results. Caution! Some images in this clip are of a disturbing nature.
  • Coastal Cleanup
    Coastal Cleanup
    Episode 0418
    4/18/08
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    Each year, hundreds of thousands of volunteers gather to clean up coastlines around the world.
  • Big Time Gamble
    Big Time Gamble
    Episode 0418
    4/18/08
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    Unexpected problems at the eleventh-hour bring a 15 million dollar port operation to a crawl.
  • Saving The Black Rhino
    Saving The Black Rhino
    Episode 0417
    4/17/08
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    A black rhino arrives at a wildlife conservation center to help give its species a much needed boost.
  • Disappearing Island
    Disappearing Island
    Episode 0417
    4/17/08
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    Looking for an island paradise? Then book a flight soon. They could be vanishing under the rising tides of global warming.
  • Combating Darfur Executions
    4/17/08
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    Former U.S. Marine Captain goes into the heart of Sudan, where an Arab-run government is executing a plan to rid the province of its black African citizens.
  • Biggest Suspension Bridge
    4/17/08
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    Today's biggest suspension bridge was built borrowing ancient technology.
  • Csi On The Water
    Csi On The Water
    Episode 0415
    4/15/08
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    A possible rape at the Port of Los Angeles leads a CSI team to some disturbing evidence.
  • A Frozen Hotel?
    A Frozen Hotel?
    Episode 0415
    4/15/08
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    This frozen wonder of the world is the biggest igloo on the planet (and also a hotel)!
  • Car Footprint
    Car Footprint
    Episode 0411
    4/11/08
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    Freedom on wheels means a real impact on the environment over your driving lifetime.
  • Lemon Sharks
    Lemon Sharks
    Episode 0411
    4/11/08
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    Not all sharks are lone hunters of the deep, such as the surprisingly social lemon shark.
  • Whaleshark: Just One Frame
    4/10/08
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    While trying to capture the majestic whale shark, underwater filmmaker and photographer Tom Campbell knows how easily that magic moment can slip away.
  • Trapped Scuba Diver
    Trapped Scuba Diver
    Episode 0410
    4/10/08
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    A trapped scuba diver searches desperately for the surface as his air is rapidly running out.
  • Human Footprint
    Human Footprint
    Episode 0410
    4/10/08
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    A look at the by-products of our consumption.
  • Jaguar Vs. Croc
    Jaguar Vs. Croc
    Episode 0409
    4/9/08
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    Deep in the jungle, a jaguar goes fishing for baby crocodile. It's jaws versus paws in a fight to the death.
  • Sharks In Love
    Sharks In Love
    Episode 0409
    4/9/08
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    Scientists wait and watch as nurse shark females pick and choose which male they'll mate with. With the help of National Geographic's Crittercam, they discover love can be painful.
  • Antlion's Deathtrap
    Antlion's Deathtrap
    Episode 0409
    4/9/08
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    Not the King of the Jungle - but for ants these creatures might as well be. What lurks in the soft blanket of sand?
  • Snowball Earth?
    Snowball Earth?
    Episode 0409
    4/9/08
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    Scientists think there may have been a time where Earth was completely covered by glaciers.
  • Super Pipeline
    Super Pipeline
    Episode 0409
    4/9/08
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    Tapping a huge natural gas deposit in the North Sea means laying a massive pipeline to England.
  • Monster Fish Of The Amazon
    4/9/08
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    Join conservation biologist Zeb Hogan in his quest to find and help the biggest freshwater fish in Brazil.
  • Bull Sharks Hunt
    Bull Sharks Hunt
    Episode 0408
    4/8/08
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    Bull sharks are known man-eaters. Crittercam goes with them to see how they hunt.
  • Skyscraper History
    Skyscraper History
    Episode 0408
    4/8/08
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    The invention of the safety elevator was the first of many innovations that made skyscrapers like the Burj Dubai possible.
  • Tiger Sharks Vs. Turtles
    4/8/08
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    Why does one kind of turtle escape hungry tiger sharks, but another doesn't? National Geographic's Crittercam® helps researchers find out how one turtle species stays off the shark's dinner menu.
  • Lion Insemination
    Lion Insemination
    Episode 0408
    4/8/08
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    Lions across South Africa have long been used to roaming the savannah as they pleased. With highways and fences now isolating them, genetic diversity is threatened. A South African scientist has found a novel way to ensure biodiversity in the species.
  • Black Footed Ferrets
    Black Footed Ferrets
    Episode 0408
    4/8/08
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    They're cute and cuddly, but nearly went extinct. Follow scientists in South Dakota as they capture black-footed ferrets to help save them.
  • Locked Up In Sydney
    Locked Up In Sydney
    Episode 0408
    4/8/08
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    When Mark and Mary agree to bring something to their brother in Taiwan, they don't anticipate that it is more cash than they've ever laid eyes on.
  • Airport Heroin Bust
    Airport Heroin Bust
    Episode 0408
    4/8/08
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    A Briton attempting to sneak heroin onto a plane in Thailand is caught in the act.
  • Starting Over
    Starting Over
    Episode 0403
    4/3/08
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    Blood Hound returns after attacking a man; and a Golden Retriever with a mangled paw arrives for medical care.