New Miniseries on the National Geographic Channel

by Rebecca on June 10, 2012

in Reviews

“Untamed Americas” is a high-definition miniseries event narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Josh Brolin, which reveals the grit and glory in the wild of North America, Central America and South America.  Each hour explores some of the greatest wildlife spectacles, delicate dances, unbelievable endurance and against-the-odds survival in episodes dedicated to the continent’s Mountains, Deserts, Forests and Coasts.  You can check out a preview here.

Untamed Americas: Mountains

Premieres Sunday, June 10, 9 p.m. ET/PT

In a rarely filmed event, see newly awakened black bears go on the hunt for newborn elk calves. Then travel to the Rockies, for a ringside seat as male bighorn sheep go head-to-head in a bloody battle for breeding rights.

Untamed Americas: Deserts

Premieres Sunday, June 10, 10 p.m. ET/PT

Race along with mustangs in the Great Basin desert as one outcast male fights toregain his place in the herd. Then go to the Atacama Desert where Humboldt penguins raise families in the driest place on earth.


Untamed Americas: Coasts

Premieres Monday, June 11, 9 p.m. ET/PT

Witness male gentoo penguins perform mating jigs to attract females. Then plunge into the Sea of Cortez off the coast of Mexico, where hordes of voracious giant Humboldt squid cannibalize their kin.


Untamed Americas: Forests
Premieres Monday, June 11, 10 p.m. ET/PT
A journey through the forests of the Americas is one of extremes—flood, freeze, and fire. The animals that live there not only endure, but adapt and thrive in surprising ways.

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