Great Yellowstone Thaw

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Its summer in Yellowstone and with soaring temperatures comes the risk of wildfires that could devastate the ecosystem. When a major fire breaks out in the Beartooths, a team is scrambled to see if the Great Gray Owl family has survived. And how is one particular wolf pack feeding its 11 pups?

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    Episode 3

    S1 E3 - 53m 36s

    Its summer in Yellowstone and with soaring temperatures comes the risk of wildfires that could devastate the ecosystem. When a major fire breaks out in the Beartooths, a team is scrambled to see if the Great Gray Owl family has survived. And how is one particular wolf pack feeding its 11 pups?

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    Episode 2

    S1 E2 - 54m 11s

    Spring in Yellowstone brings new life and a break from the brutal temperatures of winter, but the dangers aren’t over. The wildlife families now face a torrent of water cascading down the mountains as the Great Thaw gets underway, and the beavers are in particular danger.

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    Episode 1

    S1 E1 - 54m 10s

    Surviving winter can be tough for the wildlife of Yellowstone, and will this year’s weather favor predator or prey? Will the grizzlies that emerge early survive, and why are the wolves and Great Gray Owls in danger of starvation? Plus find out how Yellowstone’s unique geology affects the mighty bison.

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