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  • Gorilla Murders
    Gorilla Murders
    Episode 0630
    6/30/08
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    Park rangers and a photographer come across the bodies of six murdered gorillas.
  • Stunning Jellyfish
    Stunning Jellyfish
    Episode 0630
    6/30/08
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    With no brains, no heart, and no blood, it's amazing jellyfish have existed for 650 million years!
  • Crocodile Scars
    Crocodile Scars
    Episode 0627
    6/27/08
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    In Papua New Guinea a group of initiates is about to enter the final stage of a long and arduous ritual. There is no set age for the rite, but no one can have full status as a man until he's been scarred with mark of the crocodile.
  • Saddam's Terror
    Saddam's Terror
    Episode 0627
    6/27/08
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    Go inside his reign of terror - with rare videotape that shows Baath Party members carrying out Saddam's brutal laws.
  • Earth The Biography: Oceans
    6/26/08
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    Explore how half of Earth's water originated from the planet's inception and how the other half was deposited by comets.
  • Blood Initiation
    Blood Initiation
    Episode 0626
    6/26/08
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    The highlands of Papau New Guinea - a place so remote that the people who live here are among the most isolated. One of the native tribes practices an ageless ritual so secret that it has never before been witnessed by some members of the tribe.
  • City Of The Golden Buddha
    6/25/08
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    Luang Prabang, the ancient royal capital of Laos, is known as the "City of the Golden Buddha," and is home to a thousand monks and dozens of beautiful temples.
  • World's Most Dangerous Drug
    6/25/08
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    Methamphetamines affect the brain in numerous ways. The drug tricks the brain into thinking that extra dopamine is released. Eventually, the brain shuts down.
  • Devil's Playground
    Devil's Playground
    Episode 0624
    6/24/08
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    Go inside Amish communities as teenagers enter into Rumspringa and explore the "English" world.
  • Journey To Manhood
    Journey To Manhood
    Episode 0624
    6/24/08
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    In Mali, a young Dogon male may believe that without a unique ceremony, he will remain suspended between boyhood and manhood.
  • Dangerous Encounters: Dens Of Danger
    6/23/08
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    Herpetologist Brady Barr tries to retrieve a remote camera from an alligator den.
  • Thai Boxing
    Thai Boxing
    Episode 0620
    6/20/08
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    Forget the Marquess of Queensbury. In Thai boxing, almost anything goes - and for a 12-year-old boy, it's the hope for a better future.
  • Removing Parasitic Twin
    6/20/08
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    In India, a young girl must undergo surgery to remove her extra limbs.
  • Stork Vs. Mongoose
    Stork Vs. Mongoose
    Episode 0619
    6/19/08
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    They may kill snakes, but what happens when a pack of mongooses encounter the largest stork in the world?
  • Rebar Strength
    Rebar Strength
    Episode 0619
    6/19/08
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    Rebar keeps the concrete frame of a building from collapsing.
  • The Girl With Eight Limbs
    6/19/08
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    Lakshmi Tatma was born with four arms and four legs, but also carries a rare parasitic conjoined twin that could kill her.
  • Scaffolding
    Scaffolding
    Episode 0619
    6/19/08
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    Adjustable jack screws are used to precisely set the height of the next deck of the building
  • Concrete Challenge
    Concrete Challenge
    Episode 0619
    6/19/08
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    Concrete is laid down to create a rat slab, enabling builders to build up and down at the same time.
  • Snowy Egret's Nest
    Snowy Egret's Nest
    Episode 0618
    6/18/08
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    In a cruel Darwinian struggle, baby egrets see who will stay in the nest, and who will be sacrificed to the alligator waiting below.
  • Fire Truck Construction
    6/18/08
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    An engine is carefully loaded into a fire truck's body. One more step towards completion of these massive and crucial machines.
  • Chameleon Babies
    Chameleon Babies
    Episode 0617
    6/17/08
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    Once she's created a burrow for her eggs, a female African flapneck chameleon hits the road again, never to return.
  • World's Biggest Casino
    World's Biggest Casino
    Episode 0617
    6/17/08
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    The world's largest casino is built with the most detailed (and expensive) craftsmanship.
  • Imprisoned Dog
    Imprisoned Dog
    Episode 0616
    6/16/08
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    Cesar learns that Jake has been languishing in his garage prison for 10 months, building up frustration that is certainly contributing to his aggression.
  • Anaconda Birth
    Anaconda Birth
    Episode 0616
    6/16/08
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    Unlike the majority of snake species, anacondas give birth to live babies - sometimes 40 at a time.
  • Inside Ups
    Inside Ups
    Episode 0613
    6/13/08
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    See how UPS sorts and ships hundreds of thousands of packages every day.
  • Lions Imperiled
    Lions Imperiled
    Episode 0613
    6/13/08
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    Lions and the Maasai people in Kenya live in tense co-existence. Innovative programs, such as Lion Guardians and the Predator Compensation Fund, aim to show that the lions are more valuable to the Maasai alive than dead.
  • Snowy Owl
    Snowy Owl
    Episode 0612
    6/12/08
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    A snowy owl father hunts round the clock to feed his hungry chicks.
  • The Perfect Beer
    The Perfect Beer
    Episode 0612
    6/12/08
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    Malt, barley, hops, and yeast are mixed together at the brewery to make the perfect pint.
  • Pelvic Target
    Pelvic Target
    Episode 0611
    6/11/08
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    If caught in a fight for your life, what would you do? Self-defense masters tackle the question.
  • Raising Rheas
    Raising Rheas
    Episode 0611
    6/11/08
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    When it comes to raising baby rheas, father knows best.
  • Cat Clues
    Cat Clues
    Episode 0610
    6/10/08
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    To uncover the origin of domesticated cats, a research program sets out to test DNA from cats around the world.
  • Who's Your Daddy?
    Who's Your Daddy?
    Episode 0610
    6/10/08
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    They can be male or female, but daddy long legs are neither spiders nor insects.
  • Cat Diversity
    Cat Diversity
    Episode 0610
    6/10/08
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    Scientists around the world are using modern techniques to explore exactly how and when the first cats were domesticated.
  • Exorcism In India
    Exorcism In India
    Episode 0609
    6/9/08
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    Down a dim corridor, in a tiny, locked room - out of bounds to all but a tormented few - is the cave of spirits, a home for the dead and last hope for the possessed.
  • Fighting Back
    Fighting Back
    Episode 0608
    6/8/08
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    If caught in a fight for your life, what would you do? Self-defense masters tackle the question.
  • Amazon Dolphins
    Amazon Dolphins
    Episode 0606
    6/6/08
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    South American river dolphins are doing pretty well compared to some river dolphins in Asia. But boat traffic, fishing, and logging are still a threat.
  • Blind-croc Mystery
    Blind-croc Mystery
    Episode 0606
    6/6/08
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    Brady Barr searches for the cause of crocodile blindness.
  • Tut's Treasures
    Tut's Treasures
    Episode 0605
    6/5/08
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    The man who uncovered the greatest find of the century suffered a strange fate amidst unlikely events.
  • Grisly Wildlife Trade Exposed
    6/5/08
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    An activist uses a video camera to expose what many would consider a grisly illegal wildlife trade in Myanmar. Warning: graphic imagery.
  • Bog Mummies
    Bog Mummies
    Episode 0604
    6/4/08
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    Acidity in the soil helps ancient bog bodies to survive decomposition, and be available for science today.
  • Big Cats: Washington Cougars
    6/4/08
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    As more and more of Washington state is developed, cougars struggle to survive on the outskirts of human society.
  • Secrets Of Revelation
    Secrets Of Revelation
    Episode 0603
    6/3/08
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    In mega-churches the message of Revelation is being taught in all new ways.
  • Big Cats: Leopard Vs. Hyena And Lion
    6/3/08
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    You've got to strike a delicate balance when you're a leopard lugging prey two times your own weight up a tree.
  • Tornado Montage
    Tornado Montage
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    See tornadoes tear across the country.
  • Catfish Vs. Bat
    Catfish Vs. Bat
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Belize's fishing bats may catch and eat up to 30 fish in one night - but sometimes it may be a fish that catches a bat!
  • Penguins Vs. Pelicans
    Penguins Vs. Pelicans
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Galapagos penguins herding fish together have their hard work interrupted by some greedy pelicans. But the pelicans get more than they bargained for.
  • Baboon Vs. Flamingos
    Baboon Vs. Flamingos
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Hungry baboons in Kenya's Lake Bogoria find themselves surrounded by a million unsuspecting and unprotected flamingos.
  • Istanbul Super Tunnel
    Istanbul Super Tunnel
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    An inside look into the engineering challenges and archaeological findings from the tunnel that connects Asia and Europe.
  • Pirate's Code
    Pirate's Code
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Black Sam and his pirate ship were ruthless and feared, yet decisions on the ship were made by all.
  • Cobra Vs. Monitor Lizard
    6/2/08
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    Two aggressive predators compete for the same prey.
  • Behind The Scenes With Jack Black
    6/2/08
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    In this one-on-one with National Geographic Kids Senior Editor Rachel Buchholz, Jack Black, star of Kung Fu Panda, offers his funny take on being the magazine's guest editor, how to save the environment, and what you can learn from the movie .
  • Surrendering Territory
    Surrendering Territory
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Cesar asks his cameramen to help him back Rufus into submission.
  • Centipede Vs. Snake
    Centipede Vs. Snake
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Are this black-headed snake's eyes bigger than its stomach? Unfortunately for the centipede the answer is no.
  • Boston Gang War
    Boston Gang War
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Decades ago, Boston was a hotbed of crime. Explore the bloody underworld as told by mobsters.
  • Secrets Of Stonehenge
    Secrets Of Stonehenge
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Many secrets remain surrounding the creation of Stonehenge. Archaeologists try to unravel the mystery.
  • Life On Mars?
    Life On Mars?
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    The Phoenix lander is sent to Mars to search the arctic plains to find water.
  • Undercover Titanic
    Undercover Titanic
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    At the height of the Cold War, the Navy asks Bob Ballard to go undercover and explore the wrecks of two lost nuclear subs.
  • Parasitic Mind Control
    Parasitic Mind Control
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Now this is strange, even scary - ants controlled by parasites because they ate the slime of a snail.
  • Ancestral Stones
    Ancestral Stones
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Hauling the giant stones to Stonehenge was a monumental devotion. Watch a recreation of how the builders might have made this perilous pilgrimage.
  • Big Cats: Lifestyles Of Leopards
    6/2/08
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    Leopards like to be left alone. Unless of course it's mating season.
  • Spider Eats Frog!
    Spider Eats Frog!
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    The fishing spider need neither rod nor reel to lure in tadpoles, fish or frogs.
  • Perfect Byzantine Ship
    Perfect Byzantine Ship
    Episode 0602
    6/2/08
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    Robert Ballard and his team find a Byzantine ship perfectly preserved at the bottom of the Red Sea.
  • The Pirate Code
    The Pirate Code
    Episode 0601
    6/1/08
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    Join the hunt for pirate "Black Sam" Bellamy's ship, which sank 300 years ago with 4.5 tons of loot.