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The lynx is an elusive hunter and a rare sight in the Alps.
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The lynx is an elusive hunter and a rare sight in the Alps.

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV / On demand now with KPBS Passport!

NATURE presents a two-part series, "THE ALPS." The Alps connect eight countries, spanning 750 miles from the Mediterranean Sea to the Adriatic Sea. On "The High Life," enjoy the Alps in spring and summertime as newborn animals grow up to face the coming brutal winter.

From sea level to peaks rising higher than 12,000 feet, with many of the world’s environments located within its boundaries, each mountain chain is more imposing and more diverse than the next.

Preview of The Alps: The High Life

Discover how Alpine lynx, golden eagles, ibex, crocuses, griffon vultures and more face extreme seasonal fluctuations – from the volatile thunderstorms and landslides of summer to the avalanches and frozen temperatures of winter.

Annual Alpine Frog Orgy

On every mountain slope, ridge or meadow, nature’s drama is played out as animals fight for their survival in Europe’s majestic mountains.

Marmot Family vs. Deadly Eagle

- Experience the hostile and bitter cold ecosystems of the Alps, shaped by snow blizzards and avalanches.

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THE ALPS "The High Life" and Part 2 "Winter's Fortress" are now available on demand with KPBS Passport, a benefit for members at $60 or more yearly, using your computer, smartphone, tablet, Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire or Chromecast. Learn how to activate your benefit now.

Making of THE ALPS

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