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Nature: "The Last Orangutan Eden"

Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 8pm on WGBH 2

Ecologist Chris Morgan travels to the jungles of Northern Sumatra to document the efforts to save its wild orangutan population, which is quickly dwindling due to deforestation. Morgan spends time with orphaned orangs at rehabilitation centers observing the process of teaching them the survival skills they’ll need to be released back into the wild. He also travels to a peat swamp forest known as Suaq Balimbing in a protected area and part of a World Heritage Site. Working with a team of experienced researchers, he becomes immersed in a unique social band of wild orangs that use tools, share food, forage together and create their own distinct culture. Advanced cameras follow the orangs throughout the canopy to provide an intimate, clear picture of how these arboreal apes spend their days and nights and interact with one another.

The Last Orangutan Eden

The Last Orangutan Eden

Nature

Follow a band of orangs that use tools, share food, forage together and create a distinct culture.

Owl Power

Owl Power

Nature

Take a new and exquisitely detailed look at the power of owls through state-of-the-art scientific research.

Legendary White Stallions

Legendary White Stallions

Nature

This story of the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions focuses on the bond between the horses and their caregivers.

Penguin Post Office

Penguin Post Office

Nature

In the Antarctic Peninsula,there’s a post office surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery and 3,000 gentoo penguins. 

Wild France: Preview

Wild France: Preview

Nature

Take a trip to the wild side of France.

60 min.

An Original DUCKumentary

An Original DUCKumentary

Nature

Paul Giamatti narrates this look at the world of ducks.

60 min.

Schedule

Friday
2/27/15 9:00 PM
'GBH Kids
Saturday
2/28/15 1:00 AM
WGBH 2
Saturday
2/28/15 2:00 AM
WGBH 2
Sunday
3/1/15 8:00 PM
WGBH World
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