Wild Mississippi

This blue-chip natural history series reveals the rarely-seen magic of the longest river system in the United States and the creatures that are drawn to the Mississippi for survival. The series, and the dramatic twists and turns within each hour, follows the seasons and flows onwards with the river. From winter in the catchment areas in the far north, to the sun-filled Gulf of Mexico, each hour covers a different section of this mighty river. If you only ever thought of the Mississippi as a river of commerce – this will change your view forever. Produced by National Geographic.

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Episodes

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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Wild Mississippi Raging Waters

As spring breaks along the Mississippi, melting snow and ice create a flood of epic proportions. For fish, high water comes as a blessing, nourishing the banks with rich soils and allowing easy passage to breeding grounds. But others aren't so lucky. The deluge washes beavers and birds out of their homes, leaving them vulnerable to a host of forest ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Wild Mississippi Delta Blues

Our romance with the Mississippi River heats up as we head south. She joins with an even more flooded Ohio River to form a union of destruction that challenges man and beast alike. At the headwaters, when we started this love affair with the river, we agreed to go all the way come hell or high water – now we ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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