RIVERS OF LIFE
Stream now or tune in Thursdays, Nov. 5 - 19, 2020 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Credit: Courtesy of BBC
Experience the extraordinary animals, epic landscapes, and remarkable people who live alongside three iconic rivers - the Amazon, the Nile and the Mississippi in this landmark three-part series made in conjunction with the BBC.
RIVERS OF LIFE
Experience the extraordinary animals, epic landscapes, and remarkable people who live alongside three iconic rivers - the Amazon, the Nile and the Mississippi in this landmark three-part series.
Episode 1: “The Nile” repeats Thursday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, June 24 at 11 a.m. on KPBS 2 - The Nile is the world's longest river. From elephants and leopards to extreme kayakers and ancient wonders, its great length provides a lifeline for Africa's wildest beasts and for some of the world's most incredible cultures.
- Murchison Falls
- Nesting Crocodiles and Nile Monitor Lizards
- Ancient Egypt
- The Reclaimed Abandoned Lodge
Episode 2: “The Amazon” repeats Thursday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, July 1 at 11 a.m. - The Amazon, the greatest river system on Earth, amasses one-fifth of Earth's freshwater as it flows east from the Andes to the Atlantic. Boiling streams, crystal clear lagoons, pink river dolphins and a strange new reef are some of its many secret and extreme worlds.
- Swimming With the Forest Dolphins of the Amazon
- Dive Into the Amazons Secret Blue Lagoon
- The Amazon's Flood Transitions
- Meet the New Cichlid Family
Episode 3: “The Mississippi” repeats Thursday, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, July 8 at 11 a.m. on KPBS 2 - See the many faces of the massive, muddy Mississippi. Its fingers stretch into nearly half of the USA, from the frozen north to the nation's agricultural heart to mysterious southern swamps where alligators still rule.
- White Pelicans Feeding in Minnesota
- Reddish Egrets Feeding in Louisiana
- Mississippi River Barges at Night
- Brainerd Ice Fishing Contest
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