Desert Speaks

Heart Of The Sonoran Desert

Season 12, Episode 6 of 14

From mountaintops to rock faces and dry caves, Organ Pipe Cactus Natio nal Monument has the most diverse sampling of plants and animals found in the Sonoran Desert today. First, explore a dry cave for signs of a ncient life and discover forensic evidence used to re-create the life and death of a javelina, a native, wild, pig-like creature only found in the United States. Then, take an in-depth look at the various habit at niches of Sonoran animals. Learn how the indigenous Tohono O'odham people have used desert plants for food and medicine for generations.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
1/30/2013
10:30 p.m.
1/31/2013
5:30 a.m.
6/9/2014
6:30 p.m.
6/9/2014
11 p.m.
6/9/2014
11:30 p.m.
6/10/2014
6/10/2014
6 a.m.
10/24/2014
6:30 p.m.
10/24/2014
11 p.m.
10/24/2014
11:30 p.m.
10/25/2014
10/27/2014
6 a.m.
7/13/2015
6:30 p.m.
7/13/2015
11 p.m.
7/13/2015
11:30 p.m.
7/14/2015
7/14/2015
6 a.m.
3/9/2016
6:30 p.m.
3/9/2016
11 p.m.
3/9/2016
11:30 p.m.
3/10/2016
6 a.m.
3/20/2017
6:30 p.m.
3/21/2017
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