Earth's Natural Wonders

(Rochester, NY) – Explore the most extraordinary places on the planet in this three-part series. Visit six continents to learn how these natural wonders evolved and hear rarely told stories about the challenges their inhabitants face. Earth's Natural Wonders airs Wednesdays, November 4 through the 18, 2015 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

Episodes include: 

Extreme Wonders airs November 4 at 8 p.m.
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 Waters airs November 11 at 8 p.m.
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 airs November 18 at 8 p.m.
Witness wonders created by the force that makes our planet unique—life itself. In the Amazon, boys face fierce animals in a rite of passage and a Bangladeshi father and son brave killer bees and man-eating tigers to find honey. 

Caption: CONTRIBUTORS ON BOAT, RAJA AMPAT, INDONESIA, HALF IN AND OUT OF THE WATER.
Credit: Courtesy of BBC 2014

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