Expeditions Shorts

General - Nature & Science

Naturalist, author, educator and Emmy-winning host Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on fascinating adventures throughout North and South America. The following shorts have been provided from Expeditions with Patrick McMillan

Closed captioning has been provided for these broadcast segments.

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Big Bend Tree Lizard | Expeditions Shorts
Big Bend Tree Lizard | Expeditions Shorts

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Patrick McMillan visits the sunny, rocky slopes of Jeff Davis County, Texas, where he shows us the Big Bend Tree Lizard. This lizard is a subspecies of tree lizard, and they are described as “ornate”...
Birch Tundra | Expeditions Shorts
Birch Tundra | Expeditions Shorts

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Here in the Seward Peninsula in Alaska, Patrick talks about tundras: vast open areas without trees, but many species of grass, and woody, shrubby plants, like the American Dwarf Birch, and Arctic...
Dall Sheep | Expeditions Shorts
Dall Sheep | Expeditions Shorts

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Dall Sheep are found roaming the mountains located within the interior region of Alaska. This species of sheep is native to Alaska, and are also found in some parts of Canada. Bighorn Sheep are also...
Florida Yellow Blatterwort | Expeditions Shorts
Florida Yellow Blatterwort | Expeditions Shorts

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In Apalachicola National Forest, Patrick talks about Karst Topography, or giant limestone sinkholes located all over Florida. When these sinkholes fill up with water, many species of plants and...
Giant Sacaton Grass | Expeditions Shorts
Giant Sacaton Grass | Expeditions Shorts

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Here at Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch in Arizona, Patrick McMillan and Linda Kennedy talk about Giant Sacaton Grass, which makes a great habitat for sparrows, and diamond-back rattlesnakes.
Grassland | Expeditions Shorts
Grassland | Expeditions Shorts

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In this segment, Patrick visits Rocky Mountain National Park, in Colorado. Here we see vast fields of cool season grasslands. Many of the animals, such as Rocky Mountain Elk, depend on these grasses...
Least Grebe | Expeditions Shorts
Least Grebe | Expeditions Shorts

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Here in the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, in Alamo, Texas, Patrick McMillan shows us several species of duck in this area: the Least Grebe, and the Pied-Billed Grebe. Black-Necked Stilts, a...
Longleaf Pine Flatwoods | Expeditions Shorts
Longleaf Pine Flatwoods | Expeditions Shorts

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Patrick McMillan visits Apalachicola National Forest in Florida, where we see Longleaf Pine Flatwoods. Here in these flatwoods dwell many species of low growing plants: Gallberry shrubs, Dwarf...

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