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Wildlife Wednesdays | August 2021
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Cats, pandas and octopuses … oh my! From the Quinling Mountains in China to the depths of the ocean, Nature always takes you on wild and wonderful journeys of discovery. Make a date for Nature on Wednesdays in August.

NATURE
SUPER CAT: CATS IN EVERY CORNER 
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 7 PM

Discover how cats have conquered the world, thriving in almost every landscape on Earth, from the wetlands of Asia to Africa's oldest desert, to the shores of California and the tropical beaches of Costa Rica.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 08/04/2021 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 08/06/2021 @ 3 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 08/08/2021 @ 1 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sun, 08/08/2021 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sun, 08/08/2021 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Mon, 08/09/2021 @ 7 AM

 

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NATURE
SUPER CATS: SCIENCE AND SECRETS 
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 7 PM

Scientists are studying cats in greater detail than ever before. New approaches and technologies help uncover some of the cats’ most intimate secrets, including the cheetah’s remarkable gymnastic abilities and why lions are able to hunt so cooperatively.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 08/11/2021 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 08/13/2021 @ 3 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sun, 08/15/2021 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sun, 08/15/2021 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Mon, 08/16/2021 @ 7 AM

NATURE
PANDAS BORN TO BE WILD 
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 7 PM

Unlock the mysteries of wild pandas whose counterparts in captivity are known for their gentle image. Journey through the steep Qinling Mountains with filmmakers, scientists and rangers to witness pandas’ startling courtship and aggressive behaviors.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 08/18/2021 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 08/20/2021 @ 12 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 08/20/2021 @ 12 AM
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NATURE
OCTOPUS, MAKING CONTACT 
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 7 PM

The octopus is the closest we may get to meeting an alien. They evolved from a common cousin more than 500 million years ago but are also intelligent creatures with proven problem-solving abilities. So, what happens when you invite an eight-legged alien into your living room?

This documentary follows marine biologist David Scheel as he tracks his evolving relationship with his own octopus.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 08/25/2021 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 08/27/2021 @ 12 AM