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Name
Air Date
263.
Down to the Bone
Animal bones.
07-14-2014
262.
A Day in the Life of Animals
Hunting like a lion; catching rays with an alligator; eating like a horse.
07-07-2014
261.
What's in a Name?
How animals are named.
06-30-2014
260.
Weaponry
Animals use their claws, horns, teeth and other body parts to protect themselves and to go on the offensive.
05-19-2014
259.
Herd Mentality
Flocks, swarms and schools of animals; benefits of traveling in a group.
05-12-2014
258.
Long Live Animals
What it means to grow old in the animal world; animals with long lives.
05-05-2014
257.
Super Animals
Animal superheroes are fast, powerful and can leap tall trees in a single bound.
04-28-2014
256.
Big Eaters
The crocodile; the shark; the anaconda.
04-21-2014
255.
What's So Special?
Some animals really stand out from other living things.
04-14-2014
254.
Life History
An animal's life has many stages.
04-07-2014
253.
Beat the Heat
What animals do when the temperature rises; hippos cool off in the mud; wolves dig dens.
02-17-2014
252.
Exceptions to the Rules
Animals who break the rules.
02-10-2014
251.
Locomotion
How animals move; swinging monkeys; hopping kangaroos.
02-03-2014
250.
Old World/New World
New World monkeys; crossing a land bridge from the New World to the Old World by camel; running races with an Old World horse.
01-27-2014
249.
Island Hopping
Unique creatures live the island life.
01-20-2014
248.
The Good Life
The history and modern conveniences of zoos.
11-18-2013
247.
The Benefits of Being Wet
The underwater lives of dolphins and fish, including sharks.
11-11-2013
246.
Language Without Words
Animals communicate with one another.
11-04-2013
245.
Predator, Meet Prey
Running with antelopes, chasing with cheetahs, and eating with lions.
10-28-2013
244.
Converging on an Idea
Bats and birds; pronghorns and antelopes; American vultures and African vultures.
10-21-2013
243.
Sea Dogs
Walruses, sea otters and elephant seals.
10-14-2013
242.
Full Body Armor
Clams, snails, turtles, etc., use shells for protection.
10-07-2013
241.
Big Cats
Lions; jaguars; leopards; tigers.
09-30-2013
240.
Horns, Antlers, Teeth and Tusks
Many animals are well-equipped for a predatory world.
09-23-2013
239.
Wet in the Wild
Animals of all shapes and sizes get wet or stay dry.
09-16-2013
238.
Show Me Some Backbone
Vertebrates have spinal columns.
09-09-2013
237.
Taming the Wild
How wild animals have been tamed over time; birds; animals raised for food; horses as a mode of transportation.
07-15-2013
236.
The Cat's Meow
Cats of all shapes and sizes; how they walk; the lion's roar; their extraordinary senses.
07-08-2013
235.
Hungry as a Bear
The polar bear; the giant panda; the sun bear; the spectacled bear; the black bear; the brown bear.
07-01-2013
234.
Tooth Sleuth
Physical traits relate to what an animal eats; the roseate spoonbill; the gharial.
06-24-2013
233.
Tangled in the Food Web
Who eats what; predators and prey.
05-13-2013
232.
Fitting In
Animals' physical adaptations help them to fit in with their environments; koalas; polar bears; armadillos.
05-06-2013
231.
Commonalities
Flight birds and bats; the water-walking basilisk lizard and the jacana; echolocation of dolphins, bats and whales.
04-29-2013
230.
What's for Dinner?
Animals have a wide array of food preferences and dietary needs.
04-22-2013
229.
Mammal Mammas
Mothers raise families of young mammals.
04-15-2013
228.
Animal Extremes
The extreme strength of the rhinoceros beetle; the sheer size of the African elephant; the enormous mouth of the whale shark.
04-08-2013
227.
Jaws!
Jawed vertebrates: cartilaginous fish, bony fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
02-18-2013
226.
The Way We Move
Animals of all sorts travel in many ways.
02-11-2013
225.
Mammals and Us
Humans; characteristics of mammals; whether humans are animals.
02-04-2013
224.
The Social Side of Wildlife
Amazing animal societies; communal river-otters; solitary falcons.
01-28-2013
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