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Science, architecture, disasters, great mysteries, human ingenuity... The explorers, adventurers, scientists, researchers, photographers and documentary filmmakers of the National Geographic Society tirelessly crisscross the globe, investigating and exploring the world. Their goal: to make you understand the world, amaze and entertain you with documentaries and investigations that are always driven by the quest for truth.

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Alaska Wing Men Grizzly 911

When it comes to wilderness and adventure, Alaska is often referred to as the "last frontier." Because most of the state is untamed and inaccessible by car, those eager to venture into its wild will need to rely on a competent bush pilot to get them there... and back. Keller spends his days flying tourists, hunters and fishermen to some ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/29/2017

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Mystery Manhunt Big Dog

A top forensic team sift through clues and attempt to discover the identity of a mystery person. Initially the target earns the nickname Fast Food Freddie, as the team watches him on the surveillance footage. But they see him differently when they read the results of his medical tests and see him working out. He might like fast food, but ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Mystery Manhunt Enigma Man

The team is on the hunt for a man in his fifties with a large muscular upper body, an intimidating look and an eastern European accent. He's quite fit, but technically obese, and has a huge scar across his back. They think he's a power lifter, so Bill looks into power lifter training regimens before heading off and following a ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Mystery Manhunt Superwoman

"Burger Betty" is first seen in a surveillance video eating a hamburger in a diner in what appears to be Texas. The subject's MRI reveals some serious pelvic injuries, multiple fractures held in place by metal inserts. She also appears to have dead tissue on her toes, which the team thinks could be a result of frostbite. Bill investigates the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Mystery Manhunt California Hot Shot

When they find mysterious leg burns among their target's injuries, the team realizes they will face an unusual challenge tracking him down. Thinking he may be a sportsman, they overcome a host of dead ends to finally discover that he and his injuries are far more extraordinary than they imagined.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Mystery Manhunt Adrenaline Junkie

Between the subject's youthful looks, athleticism, massive internal injuries and reconstructive surgery, including metal rods and screws in his spine and right thigh, and the way he aggressively rides his wave-runner, the team can only ask one question: "How could he not be a war veteran or stuntman?" Bill visits a Hollywood stunt coordinator to learn more; Natalie, suspecting an ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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Wild Mississippi Deep Freeze

This blue-chip natural history special is the first of three episodes that take us on a wild journey down the Mississippi to reveal a river you only think you know. Beginning in the fall at the very head of the river, we follow its path to find hungry wolves, freezing bobcats, warring bald eagles, hapless porcupines and phantom owls that ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Witness: Disaster In Japan

The world watched in horror on March 11, 2011 as the fourth largest earthquake ever recorded crippled Japan and triggered a massive tsunami that swallowed entire communities, leaving an unprecedented catastrophe in its wake. All the while, amateur videographers, news crews, tourists and countless others were recording the sights and sounds of the unfolding chaos. Witness: Disaster in Japan is ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:28
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Hunt for the Shadow Cat

The jaguar is considered the most mysterious and magnificent of all big cats. Ancient cultures considered them gods for their power, beauty and speed. But little is really known about this species that stalks the deepest jungles. Researchers have collected information about male jaguars, but half of the picture is missing as we know remarkably little about females. For the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Brain Games Pay Attention!

This episode on 'attention' is shot in the attention-demanding city of Las Vegas. Our guide for this episode's journey into the brain will be master magician David Copperfield, whose stock and trade is manipulating an audience's attention to produce amazing illusions. Magicians like David understand the psychology of the human mind as well as any lab scientist, and we will ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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