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National Geographic Weekend


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September 22, 2007

This Week's Guests:

• Meet one of the most bizarre dinosaurs ever discovered! It has 1,000 teeth and a head permanently rotated toward the ground. Paleontologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, Paul Sereno introduces us to the Nigersaurus.

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• Arctic explorer, Will Steger is the fourth person ever to reach both poles. Steger tells Boyd about his recent expedition to Baffin Island during which he used dog sleds to traverse difficult terrain and document climate change.

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• Mike Hoffman works with the World Conservation Union. He tells Boyd about the group’s red list which identifies and documents those species most in need of conservation attention, if global extinction rates are to be reduced.

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• Paul McRandle, Deputy Editor of the Green Guide, tells Boyd about the dangers of popcorn.

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• Michael Davie spent 5 years in a South African Prison: not as an inmate, but as a filmmaker. In his new film, The Choir, he documents the award-winning choir from the Leeukwop Prison.

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• Writer, Daisann McLane tells Boyd about her article in National Geographic Traveler magazine for which she got an inside look at an Indian wedding that cost over 100 thousand dollars!

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• Mark Addison takes Boyd diving with sharks off the coat of South Africa!

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• Paul McRandle, Deputy Editor of the Green Guide, tells Boyd how to test your kids’ toys for lead contamination.

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