India | Nature's Wonderland
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Watch Wednesdays, September 21 & 28, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV

Join wildlife biologist Liz Bonnin, actor Freida Pinto and mountaineer Jon Gupta to explore India’s natural wonders. From tigers and gibbons to elephants and rhinos, the sacred Ganges to tea plantations, experience the subcontinent’s marvels.

 

Part 1 | Wednesday, September 21 at 10pm

Join a journey through India to discover its rich culture and rare wildlife. Experience a ritual tiger dance and see lions, elephants and India’s only ape — the hoolock gibbon. Then climb to the Himalayas where the Ganges River begins.

Part 2 | Wednesday, September 28 at 10pm

Continue exploring India and meet a man who spent 30 years planting his own rainforest. On the way, encounter demoiselle cranes, tahr goats, one-horned rhinos, the tiny pika and lion-tailed macaques. Witness the mass hatching of olive ridley turtles.