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  • Wednesday, June 29
    3:30 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Plunge beneath the brackish waters of the nation's largest estuary with Maryland Public Television and discover a diverse and vibrant ecosystem home to more than 3,000 unique, mesmerizing and often, quite charming Creatures of the Chesapeake. This enchanting half-hour special offers an intimate look at some of the most fascinating species in the Chesapeake Bay the iconic and the overlooked. Macro photography allows us to get close really close for a rare view of these creatures as they move, breathe, eat and reproduce. Watch a blue crab devour a shrimp, marvel at the simple elegance of the moon jellyfish as it glides through the water, and listen for the distinctive foghorn sound of the oyster toadfish. Along the way we'll learn why some resilient species have been unchanged for more than 250 million years and which are at risk as our climate changes. This fast-paced program peppered with eye-opening facts is a must-see for kids, adults and anyone with an innate curiosity about life in the deep.
  • Monday, June 27
    8:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Plunge beneath the brackish waters of the nation's largest estuary with Maryland Public Television and discover a diverse and vibrant ecosystem home to more than 3,000 unique, mesmerizing and often, quite charming Creatures of the Chesapeake. This enchanting half-hour special offers an intimate look at some of the most fascinating species in the Chesapeake Bay the iconic and the overlooked. Macro photography allows us to get close really close for a rare view of these creatures as they move, breathe, eat and reproduce. Watch a blue crab devour a shrimp, marvel at the simple elegance of the moon jellyfish as it glides through the water, and listen for the distinctive foghorn sound of the oyster toadfish. Along the way we'll learn why some resilient species have been unchanged for more than 250 million years and which are at risk as our climate changes. This fast-paced program peppered with eye-opening facts is a must-see for kids, adults and anyone with an innate curiosity about life in the deep.
  • Thursday, June 23
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Plunge beneath the brackish waters of the nation's largest estuary with Maryland Public Television and discover a diverse and vibrant ecosystem home to more than 3,000 unique, mesmerizing and often, quite charming Creatures of the Chesapeake. This enchanting half-hour special offers an intimate look at some of the most fascinating species in the Chesapeake Bay the iconic and the overlooked. Macro photography allows us to get close really close for a rare view of these creatures as they move, breathe, eat and reproduce. Watch a blue crab devour a shrimp, marvel at the simple elegance of the moon jellyfish as it glides through the water, and listen for the distinctive foghorn sound of the oyster toadfish. Along the way we'll learn why some resilient species have been unchanged for more than 250 million years and which are at risk as our climate changes. This fast-paced program peppered with eye-opening facts is a must-see for kids, adults and anyone with an innate curiosity about life in the deep.
  • Saturday, June 18
    3:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Plunge beneath the brackish waters of the nation's largest estuary with Maryland Public Television and discover a diverse and vibrant ecosystem home to more than 3,000 unique, mesmerizing and often, quite charming Creatures of the Chesapeake. This enchanting half-hour special offers an intimate look at some of the most fascinating species in the Chesapeake Bay the iconic and the overlooked. Macro photography allows us to get close really close for a rare view of these creatures as they move, breathe, eat and reproduce. Watch a blue crab devour a shrimp, marvel at the simple elegance of the moon jellyfish as it glides through the water, and listen for the distinctive foghorn sound of the oyster toadfish. Along the way we'll learn why some resilient species have been unchanged for more than 250 million years and which are at risk as our climate changes. This fast-paced program peppered with eye-opening facts is a must-see for kids, adults and anyone with an innate curiosity about life in the deep.