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Earth’s Natural Wonders Premieres

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From waterfalls to deserts, our planet is full of amazing natural formations and phenomena. A new three-part series called Earth’s Natural Wonders premieres on ThinkTV16 and CET at 8pm Wednesday, Nov. 4.

This new program visits some of the most extraordinary places on Earth and tells the remarkable stories of people who live there. The documentary travels around the world to Mount Everest, the Grand Canyon and the Amazon Rainforest and, while they’re each spectacular, they pose unique challenges for the people who call these places home.

Filmed on six continents in 12 languages, Earth’s Natural Wonders features stunning photography and daring cinematography. Among the stories told in the series: a young Sherpa ropes a route across the notorious Khumbu Icefall in time for hundreds of foreign mountaineers who arrive for hunting season; fishermen near Zambia’s Victoria Falls brave crocodiles, elephants and the risk of being swept to certain death to reach exotic and plentiful fishing pools at the Falls’ edge; and a father and son who brave killer bees and man-eating tigers to find prized honey in Bangladesh’s Sundarbands, the largest mangrove forest in the world.

Watch the series preview: http://video.thinktv.org/video/2365585109/   

Extreme Wonders

Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 8pm on ThinkTV16 and CET

Monday, Nov. 9, at 8pm on ThinkTV14

Visit extreme locales, including Mount Everest’s Khumbu Icefall and its dangers to sherpas; the Grand Canyon, where conservationists try to ensure a condor chick’s survival; and the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, where farmers battle with elephants.

 

Wonders of Water

Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 8pm on ThinkTV16 and CET

Monday, Nov. 16, at 8pm on ThinkTV14

See wonders created by the grand and unpredictable power of water, including Victoria Falls, where men risk death to reach fishing pools; the Camargue, where man vs. bull; and ocean reefs, where a guardian seeks a manta ray to help save the species.

 

Living Wonders

Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 8pm on ThinkTV16 and CET

Monday, Nov. 23, at 8pm on ThinkTV14

The final episode tells the stories of wonders created by the force that makes our planet unique — life itself — and how these places test their inhabitants to the limit.