‘Nature’ schedule for June 2018

“Nature” shows the world from an animal point of view each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

June 2 at 5:30 p.m. (special Saturday presentation)

“Sex, Lies and Butterflies”
Explore the astounding abilities of butterflies: 360 degree vision, deceptive camouflage, chemical weaponry and fantastic flight. Look beyond their bright colors and fragile beauty, and follow them on one of the greatest migrations on earth. (Also Sun. 6/3 at 4:30 a.m.) Get the DVD or BluRay combo and the “Kaufman Field Guide to Butterflies of North America,” or get your tickets to enjoy butterflies in person at the Desert Botanical Garden’s Fall Butterfly Exhibit.

June 13

“Fabulous Frogs”
Sir David Attenborough takes us on a journey through the weird and wonderful world of frogs, shedding new light on these charismatic, colorful, and frequently bizarre little animals. (Also Sat. 6/16 at 6 p.m.)

June 20

“Pets: Wild at Heart: Playful Creatures”
Investigate how our favorite pets get in touch with their wild side through play. From talkative budgies and marathon-running hamsters to an island where rabbits rule and a city where dogs live a secret double life, discover how our pets’ playful games are just a whisker away from the wild. (Also Sat. 6/23 at 6 p.m.)

June 27

“Pets: Wild at Heart: Secretive Creature” – See how our pets experience the world via Schlieren photography that makes smells visible, moving X-rays, ultra slow-motion and ultraviolet vision. (Also Sat. 6/30 at 6 p.m.)

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