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California Superbloom – A World of Dramatic Change

Season 4 Episode 401 | 26m 50s

Once or twice in a lifetime the desert is transformed to a carpet of color and exuberant life. Join Patrick as he explores the deserts of California as they burst with life and color that is gone within weeks of appearing. This short-lived flush is critical to life in the desert. How do plants and animals survive in such a place and just how important is a superbloom?

Aired: 01/06/19 | Expires: 01/06/25
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Join Patrick as he explores our mountain bogs.
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Imagine a Carolina where Bison, Elk and Wolves roam vast grasslands.
Can you imagine an early morning walk without the sounds of nature?
Can you imagine an early morning walk without the sounds of nature?
Join Patrick as he explores the secret lives of butterflies.
Join Patrick as he explores the unique life that has developed in this ancient valley.
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Can you imagine an early morning walk without the sounds of nature?
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Join Patrick as he explores our mountain bogs.
Join Patrick as he explores the unique life that has developed in this ancient valley.
Join Patrick as he explores the secret lives of butterflies.
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