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Horses: Wild, But Not Free | Retro Report on PBS

Horses: Wild, But Not Free | Retro Report on PBS

♪♪ Today, in parts of the country where herds of wild horses still roam, there is a curious yearly ritual. Anywhere the Bureau of Land Management decides wild horses are overpopulating public lands, it sends in the helicopters. Like flying sheep dogs, the aircraft chase bands of horses out of the hills, herding them, coaxing …

A Brief History of Life: Rise of the Humans

A Brief History of Life: Rise of the Humans

Today we’re going to conclude our miniseries about the history of life on Earth by talking about the Cenozoic era, from 65 million years ago to the present. Cenozoic means “recent animals,” which makes sense, since it’s the era we’re still in. During the Cenozoic, animals and plants and everything else evolved to the forms …