This In Your Ear show features a Connecticut couple who found love and music among the majestic Tetons in Jackson Hole Wyoming and who won a duet contest on A Prairie Home Companion – Anne & Pete Sibley. For years Peter Ostroushko was a fixture on A Prairie Home Companion including a two year stint as music director.
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The featured artist in this episode of In Your Ear include a former Richmonder who’s taken his finger-style guitar, his musical sensibilities and his wit all over the world, Duck Baker, and one of the most warm and engaging vocalists in all of Americana, Wil Maring, with her long-time musical partner Robert Bowlin on very tasteful fiddle and guitar, and finally a Yorktown native who once drove a delivery truck for the
Leopards are the ultimate cat. They are the most feline, the most intelligent, the most dangerous and, until recently, one of the least understood. They hunt from South Africa to Siberia, from Arabia to Sri Lanka, and are the most widespread predator of their size on land. A leopard is a cat that walks by itself, unseen and secretive. Leopards are the beautiful killers that live in the shadows. This film will accumulate the evidence and put together a psychological profile of this extraordinarily cunning cat.
Conservation ecologist Chris Morgan (“Bears of the Last Frontier”) has tracked large predators in some of the wildest and most remote places on earth. He now embarks on a challenge that will fulfill a lifelong dream — to find and film a Siberian tiger living wild and free in Russia’s far eastern forests.
More than a half-century has passed since the publication of Born Free — a book and then a film that changed forever the way we think about wildlife. What has happened to lions since this story? And what has happened to the people featured in the film? What has Born Free taught us?
Watch Nature: “Elsa’s Legacy: The Born Free Story” July 17 at 8:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.