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Zooville

This nature series with an animated host explores the fascinating world of animals living in cities and suburbs around the globe.

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  • American Kestrel
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    August 14, 2011

    In this Zooville episode, feathery, hairy and scaly creature aficionados will learn everything there is to know about American kestrels and the way they hunt. They'll also discover how biologists encourage these birds to build their nests in specified spots and why they are mainly found in urban areas.

  • Snowshoe Hare
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    August 11, 2011

    In this Zooville episode, feathery, hairy and scaly creature aficionados will learn everything there is to know about snowshoe hares. They'll find out how artists manage to paint these fearful animals. They'll also discover how to spot snowshoe hares and how to sketch them.

  • Osprey
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    August 9, 2011

    In this Zooville episode, feathery, hairy and scaly creature aficionados will learn everything there is to know about ospreys, a bird of prey living in New York City. They'll find out how humans make it possible for these birds to come back to the city every year.

  • Common Garter Snake
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    August 7, 2011

    In this Zooville episode, feathery, hairy and scaly creature aficionados will learn everything there is to know about common garter snakes. They'll discover how to recognize these snakes, find out how to manipulate them and understand why they are so flexible.

  • Chipmunk
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    August 4, 2011

    In this Zooville episode, feathery, hairy and scaly creature aficionados will learn everything there is to know about chipmunks. They'll find out how these little creatures never run out of food during winter, how they communicate with each other and how they avoid their predators.

  • Canada Goose
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    August 2, 2011

    In this Zooville episode, feathery, hairy and scaly creature aficionados will learn how to identify Canadian geese and find out why these birds build their nests in our backyards. They'll also learn about research that scientists are conducting about Canada goose migration.

  • Multicoloured Asian Lady Beetle
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    July 31, 2011

    In this Zooville episode, feathery, hairy and scaly creature aficionados will learn everything there is to know about multicolored Asian lady beetles. They'll discover how to recognize these bugs, find out how they came to North America and learn how to get them out of our houses.

  • Coyote
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    July 28, 2011

    In this Zooville episode, feathery, hairy and scaly creature aficionados will learn the differences between coyotes and wolves. They'll also find out whether these animals are dangerous and discover what to do if they come face to face with one.

  • River Otter
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    July 26, 2011

    In this Zooville episode, feathery, hairy and scaly creature aficionados will learn everything there is to know about river otters and their great swimming talents. They'll also find out if it's possible to spot this creature in big city rivers and what is their principal cause of death.

  • Groundhogs
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    July 24, 2011

    In this Zooville episode, feathery, hairy and scaly creature aficionados will learn everything there is to know about groundhogs and the holes they dig. They'll also find out how groundhogs react when they sense danger and discover what to do to keep these creatures out of our gardens.