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Polar Extremes

Season 47 Episode 1 | 1h 53m 6s Video has closed captioning.

Following a trail of fossils found in all the wrong places–beech trees in Antarctica, redwoods and hippo-like mammals in the Arctic–NOVA uncovers the bizarre history of the poles, from miles-thick ice sheets to warm polar forests teeming with life.

Aired: 02/05/20

Expires: 01/20/23

Rating: TV-PG

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