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NATURE: Touching the Wild

NATURE

Joe Hutto has dedicated seven years of his life to becoming a wild mule deer. Ordinarily, the deer herd would run from any human, but these keenly intelligent animals come to regard this stranger as one of their own.

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BSO Backstage: A Concert Preview

BSO Backstage: A Concert Preview

Mahler's most gentle symphony -- featuring the return of Nashville soprano Sabrina Laney Warren.

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NOVA: Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses

NOVA

What is it like to be a dog, a shark or a bird? This question is now getting serious attention from scientists who study animal senses. Humans rely on smell, sight, taste, touch and sound; other animals have super-powered versions of these senses, and a few have extra senses we don’t have at all.

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YOUR INNER FISH: Your Inner Reptile

YOUR INNER FISH

A key moment in our evolutionary saga occurred 200 million years ago, when the ferocious reptile-like animals that roamed the Earth were in the process of evolving into shrew-like mammals. But our reptilian ancestors left their mark on many parts of the human body, including our skin, teeth and ears.

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PETER PAN FROM THE MILWAUKEE BALLET

PETER PAN FROM THE MILWAUKEE BALLET

Michael Pink’s adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s most famous work is performed by Milwaukee Ballet. This production brings to life Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and other notable characters, including a larger-than-life crocodile.

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WATER PRESSURES

WATER PRESSURES

Water is a central element of life, yet one in eight people worldwide — 1.2 billion — lack access to safe drinking water. In the coming years, the water scarcity in some drought-stricken regions will turn into a global crisis.

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