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Program on Whales, online or on Austin PBS Channel

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  • Stephanie N. Canada
    Hello all, So tonight at 5pm Austin time, the program Nature is going to be Ocean Giants: Giant Lives , which is about whales. You can also watch the full
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 1, 2012
      Hello all,

      So tonight at 5pm Austin time, the program "Nature" is going to be "Ocean Giants: Giant Lives", which is about whales. You can also watch the full episodes online at this link:  http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/ocean-giants/full-episode-giant-lives/7627/.

      There is also a link to hear whale songs at:
      Ocean Giants video:  Songs of the Humpbacks
      Although they're referred to as songs, male humpbacks technically are humming when they create their famous underwater compositions. The recital may contain half a dozen distinct themes that they've learned from other males, from one year to the next.

      The description of the episode is below, and in the Austin area it airs on Channel 9 or 18, depending on whether you have cable TX or not.

      OCEAN GIANTS: GIANT LIVESEpisode: #2908

      The great whales such as the blue and the bowhead are the largest animals that have ever lived on our planet. Yet these mighty leviathans feed on tiny shrimp and sardines. "Giant Lives" discovers why size matters in the world of whales.


      Pax,
      Stephanie
       
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