INDIA - NATURE'S WONDERLAND
Airs Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 from 10 p.m. - Midnight on KPBS TV
How does a country with a population of more than a billion people still have room for such a huge range of wildlife?
From tigers and gibbons to elephants and rhinos, the sacred Ganges to tea plantations, experience the subcontinent’s marvels.
Episode 1 repeats Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 10 p.m. - Join a journey through India to discover its rich culture and rare wildlife. Experience a ritual tiger dance and see lions, elephants and India’s only ape — the hoolock gibbon. Then climb to the Himalayas where the Ganges River begins.
Episode 2 repeats Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 11 p.m. - Continue exploring India and meet a man who spent 30 years planting his own rainforest. On the way, encounter demoiselle cranes, tahr goats, one-horned rhinos, the tiny pika and lion-tailed macaques. Witness the mass hatching of olive ridley turtles.
INDIA - NATURE'S WONDERLAND | Official Trailer | PBS
"How does a country with a population of more than a billion people still have room for such a huge range of wildlife? Join biologist Liz Bonnin
Episode 1 Scene: Pride Under Tree | PBS
Liz Bonnin and park official Sandeep Kumar find a small pride of Asiatic lions in the Gir Forest.
Episode 1 Scene: God’s Confluence | PBS
Jon Gupta visits the official start of the River Ganges in Devpryag and takes a dip to cleanse his soul.
Episode 1 Scene: Gibbons | PBS
Freida Pinto and gibbon expert Deben Borah find a family of gibbons but when we get too close they make their feelings known.
Episode 2 Scene: Turtle Hatchlings | PBS
Jon arrives in Odisha just in time to see the first olive-ridley turtle babies emerge from their nest. But this will be the first of millions.
Episode 2 Scene: Lion-Tailed Macaque | PBS
Liz Bonnin and wildlife journalist Kalyan Varma get a shock at just how brave these rare monkeys are.
Episode 2 Scene: Ferry Ride | PBS
"Freida Pinto takes a hectic ferry trip across the Brahmaputra