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why is the water on? um, i was just getting a snack and then i was going to get a drink. oh dear. how long was the water running? a while, i guess. a while? you shouldn't leave water just going and going like that, whyatt. that's wasting water! um, sorry. mom is really upset that i left the water running. i'm not sure what to do! this is a super big problem. and a super big problem needs us... the super readers! we need to call the rest of the super readers! call them with me! [ cellphone ♪ ] say, "calling all super readers!" children: [ in audience ] calling all super readers! [ remote phone ringing ] to the book club! to the book club! children: to the book club! come on, to the book club! [ ♪ ] whyatt here. [ ♪ ]
"p" is for pig! [ ♪ ] red riding hood rollin' in! [ ♪ ] princess pea at your service! and you, say your name. great. we're all here. together, we will solve my problem! let's go! [ ♪ ] [ electronic beeps ] okay, whyatt, state your problem. my mom is upset at me for leaving the water on. she said i was wasting water! my goodness. [ gasp ] really? oh my! what should i do about wasting water? good question, whyatt.
when we have a question, we look... all: in a book! which book should we look in? peas and carrots, carrots and peas... book come out, please, please, please! let's read the title of this book. we know what to do. we need to jump into this book... and find the answer to my question. first, we look for super letters. and then, put them in our super duper... computer! super duper computer, how many super letters do we need? [ beeping ] oh! in this story, we need nine super letters. and then we'll get... [ triumphant ♪ ] our super story answer!
it's time to transform. ready? all: ready! arms in! put your arm in! [ ♪ ] whyatt: super readers... all: to the rescue! [ ♪ ] alpha pig! with alphabet power! [ ♪ ] wonder red! with word power! [ ♪ ] princess presto with spelling power! [ ♪ ] super why, with the power to read! [ ♪ ] and super you with the power to help! [ ♪ ]
together we are... all: the super readers! why-flyers! we're ready to fly into this book! [ ♪ ] ♪ super readers ♪ to the rescue! ♪ ♪ it's time to fly with the super readers ♪ ♪ 'cause we've got a problem to solve ♪ ♪ super readers ♪ to the rescue! ♪ ♪ super readers ♪ working together with powers to read ♪ ♪ into books we fly ♪ to find the super story answer ♪ ♪ with super why ♪ super readers to the rescue! ♪ presto! we're in the "tiddalick the frog" book!
let's read. why writer... highlight! read with me! ribbit! ribbit! wee-hee-hee! ♪ water, water i love water! jump and splash! jump and splash! water, water, water! tiddalick, you wasted all the water! now there's none left for us! that's just like whyatt! whyatt was wasting water too! and that, super readers, is why we are in this book! tiddalick and i were both wasting water.
we need to find tiddalick and see what he does about wasting all that water. to tiddalick, let's roll! [ ♪ ] but wait! how are we going to find tiddalick? [ ♪ ] alpha pig... to the rescue! with my amazing alphabet tools, we can find the letters in the word "frog", to make tiddalick the frog appear! okay, super readers, i need your help. i need you to sing the alphabet while i build the letters! a-b-c, sing with me! [ ♪ ]
♪ sing with me great alphabet singing! hmm, first we need to find the letter "f". where's the letter "f"? children: there! there's the "f"! tiddalick: ribbit! a-ha! did you hear that? i think that's tiddalick! we need to find the rest of the letters! hmm, where's the "r"? children: there! there's the "r". tiddalick: ribbit! tiddalick is getting closer! okay, now we need the letter "o". where is that letter "o"?
children: there! there's the "o"! tiddalick: ribbit! now we need the letter "g". hmm, do you see the letter "g"? children: there it is! that's the letter "g"! ribbit! ribbit! ribbit! [ giggling ] ribbit! [ giggling ] lickety letters! we found the letters in the word "frog" and found tiddalick the frog! let's give ourselves a big thumbs up! be sure to keep an eye out for super letters. [ ♪ ]
you see super letters? which letters did you find? children: "s"! "v"! "w"! "s", "v", "w"? good work! we need to put them in our super duper... computer! six more super letters and we'll get our super story answer! ♪ water, water, i love water ♪ ribbit. all that jumping made me thirsty. [ slurping/gulping ] ah, delicious water! tiddalick, we're the super readers, and we want to talk to you!
come jump with me! ribbit! it's so much fun! don't you just love water? ribbit. i do! ribbit. ♪ water, water, i love to splash in it ♪ ♪ water, water, i love to play in it ♪ ♪ water, water, i love to drink it up, too ♪ i love water! [ giggling ] ribbit. but tiddalick, every time you play in the water, you use it all up, and then there's no water for anyone else! where's all the water? i was going to take a bath! i can't have a bath without water! oh. you do need water for a bath. and i need water for my garden! hmm, yes, you do need water for a garden. look! there's one puddle of water left! bath! garden!
jumping! wallaby & kangaroo: tiddalick! no! ♪ water, water, i love to splash in it ♪ ♪ water, water, i love to play in it ♪ ♪ water... tiddalick! you used all of the water! again! we have no more water. what can we do? [ ♪ ] cue the sparkles, cue the music. princess presto to the rescue! with my magic spelling wand, we could spell "rain" and then rain would appear and then it would rain and rain is water which we need for gardens to grow and bath times and... ahem, okay, let's just spell "rain". will you spell "rain" with me? splendid! ready? wands up! spell with me! what letter makes the sound "r-r-r"?
children: "r"! we need the letter "r"! write a lowercase "r" with me! really nice "r"! [ giggle ] now, the next two letters make the sound "eh" in "rain". it's the letters "a" and "i"! let's write a lowercase "a". "a"! now let's write a lowercase "i". nice. now, what letter makes the sound "n-n-n"? children: "n"! "n"! write a lowercase "n" with me! "n"!
presto! wow! [ gasp ] spectacular spelling! [ giggle ] we made it rain by spelling the word "rain"! let's take a bow. on with the story! you see super letters? what letters did you find? children: "t"! "e"! "r"! oh, "t", "e", and "r"? let's add them to our super duper... computer! only three more super letters
and then we'll get our super story answer! hooray! now there's water and i can take a bath! and i can water my garden! whee-hee-hee! more water. more puddles. more fun! ribbit. super readers: [ gasps ] wallaby & kangaroo: tiddalick! no! he's doing it again! he's jumping and wasting all the water! tiddalick! that's enough! you have to stop jumping in all the water! but i can't stop! ribbit. really, i can't! it's in my story! see? ♪ water, water, i love to splash in it ♪ ♪ water, water, i love to play in it ♪ this is terrible! he's going to jump and use up all of the water... again!
how, oh how, can we stop tiddalick? super why to the rescue! with the power to read, i can change this story and save the day! let's zap the words "jumps in" from this sentence. z-zap! why writer... write! all right super readers, what should tiddalick do with the water so his friends can have some? let's try "drinks". which is the word "drinks"? hmm. it starts with the letter "d". children: that one!
let's zap the word "drinks" into the sentence! ready, set... z-zap! let's read. [ slurping/gulping ] [ ♪ ] tiddalick drank all of the water! uh-oh. did that help tiddalick's friends get the water they need? children: no! no! he drank it all! [ ♪ ] we need another word, super readers! what should tiddalick do so his friends can have the water they need? let's try "shares". which is the word "shares"?
hmm. it starts with the letters "sh". children: there! there's the word "shares". let's zap it into the sentence! ready, set... z-zap! let's read the sentence and see what happens. [ ♪ ] ribbit. you can use this water for your bath, kangaroo. wow! thanks, tiddalick! ribbit. this water is for your garden, wallaby. yippee! did sharing help tiddalick's friends get the water they need? children: yes!
yes! super job, super readers. we changed the story and now everyone has water! jump, jump! jumping in one puddle is just as much fun! ribbit! and it's good for everyone else, too. now they all have water! i do love a nice rainwater bubble bath! scrub, scrub, scrub! here you go, my little garden. lots of water! thank you, tiddalick, for saving water for all of us. you're welcome! ribbit! [ ♪ ] you see more super letters? what letters did you find? children: "a"! "e"! "a"! "a", "e", and another "a"? let's put them in our super duper...
computer! [ ♪ ] we found all of our super letters! now we can get our super story answer! thank you, super readers! ribbit. i love my new story! various: goodbye! super readers: you're welcome! goodbye! why-flyers! back to the book club! [ ♪ ] ♪ we found the super story answer ♪ ♪ with super why [ ♪ ] [ electronic beeps ] super duper computer, give us our super story answer!
[ ♪ ] read with me! the super story answer is "save water". [ triumphant ♪ ] but... why? red: tiddalick realised that if he used up all the water, there wouldn't be any water left for anyone else. so, my question is: what should i do if i'm wasting water? and the answer is... all: save water! save water! yeah. that's what i need to do.
thank you, super readers! i've got to go home and talk to my mom. come on! [ ♪ ] mom! i know why you were upset about the water. you do? yup. if i leave the water on, it'll get all used up, and then there won't be enough for anyone else. why, that's exactly right, whyatt. from now on, i'm going to save water, like this! well done, honey. [ slurping ] i did it! i saved water! hip, hip, hooray! the super readers save the day! [ ♪ ] ♪ hip, hip, hooray ♪ hooray! ♪ ♪ the super readers save the day ♪ ♪ we changed the story ♪ we solved the problem ♪ we worked together so hip, hip, hooray! ♪
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a cube is a lovely shape. it's got a square on every side. there is a square on this side... and this side. and this side, too. you can stack them up... knock them down. with cubes, the fun never stops. 3 golden cubes. there you go. just like pyramids, really. but pyramids have triangles on their sides. cubes have squares. they're totally not the same. yeah, fine. take your golden pyramids. announcer: "peg + cat," an all-new show coming monday, october 7th on pbs kids. >> hello, folks. it's me the conductor. tiny is so good at meeting new creatures she's even brave enough to meet a giant crocodile called deinosuchus, so come on along with me on the dinosaur train. all aboard! [whistle blows] >> this program was made possible by... contributions to your pbs
station from viewers like you! thank you! [train whistle blows] >> ♪ dinosaur train [whistle blows] >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ once upon a time there was a mom her name was mrs. pteranodon sitting on her nest she heard a scratching and said... ♪ >> oh, boy! my eggs are hatching! >> ♪ one by one her kids popped free baby pteranodons 1, 2, 3 ♪ >> i'll name you tiny, shiny, and don. >> ♪ but tiny said... >> wait! there's one more, mom! >> ♪ last little baby was a different size with teeth and a tail and big green eyes he didn't look anything like the rest ♪ >> what am i doing in a pteranodon nest? >> ♪ but dear, old mrs. pteranodon said... ♪ >> oh, this is your family, and i'm your mom. you may be different, but we're all creatures. all dinosaurs have different features. come on, buddy. we'll take a vacation. i'll get us a ticket at pteranodon station. we'll travel the world in sunshine and rain and meet all the species on the... >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ we're gonna ride ♪
>> ♪ ride, ride, ride, ride [whistle blows] >> ♪ the dinosaur train [roaring] [captioning made possible by the jim henson company] >> and that's why i always stay upwind of a quetzalcoatlus. >> [laughing] >> rawk! tell us another one, dad! >> tell us a really scary one! >> ooh! about the scariest predator! >> yeah. tell about a predator. uh, wait. what's a predator again? >> rawk! a predator is an animal that hunts other animals for food. >> oh. yeah. tell one of those. >> a really scary predator like a crocodilian. >> wait. are you sure you kids want to hear a story about a crocodilian? >> what's so scary about a crocodilian? >> what's so scary about them? they only eat pteranodons, don. >> they do?! >> tell it, dad! tell it!
>> ahem. ok. heh. well, crocodilians are giant, meat-eating carnivores that hide in the water and catch creatures like pteranodons when we swoop down to the water to catch fish. >> why? >> well, we pteranodons have great features for diving down, and crocodilians have great features for snapping up at flying things like us. >> [gulp] [shudder] >> i'll see you later, pteranodons. i'm just kidding. >> and the one we pteranodons have to look out for the most of all, the biggest, longest, fiercest crocodilian lurking right here in the slimy swamps of the late cretaceous, that would be deinosuchus! [insects buzz] >> [shudder] >> maybe we could take the dinosaur train and meet one. >> [gasp]
>> meet one? deinosuchus wouldn't want to meet us. they want to eat us! >> yeah! >> but, you guys, we've traveled all over the mesozoic and met tons of huge carnivorous dinosaurs, and after we've met them, they mostly turned out to be really nice. >> you know, she's right. >> yes, but you always met those creatures with your mom or dad nearby to make sure you were safe. >> well, sure, mom. we should all go. >> what?! >> it would be fun, shiny, the ultimate tiny challenge, to meet the scariest predator of all and maybe even become friends. >> tiny, why do you have to meet every single creature? >> rawk! it's kind of my thing. ♪ i'm not the biggest dinosaur in fact, i'm kind of tiny i don't have teeth or scary claws but it doesn't make me whiny whenever i meet someone new i march right up and what i do is say, "hello, there nice to meet you my name is tiny" i've met a lot of dinosaurs and some of them were scary
and when i stand right next to them i'm kind of ordinary but if i'm friendly they are, too and when i say "it's nice to meet you" then they say "well, hey, the same to you it's nice to meet you, tiny" ♪ >> you know, tiny makes a good point. >> i agree. the best way to understand another creature, even your natural predator, would be to meet one. >> really? you mean, we can go meet a deinosuchus? >> absolutely. >> ahem. with plenty of adult supervision. >> tomorrow morning, we'll all go together on the dinosaur train. it will be a pteranodon team adventure! >> and the ultimate tiny challenge! >> [cheering] >> hooray. >> tickets, tickets, please. well, hello, pteranodon clan. >> hello, mr. conductor! >> off to somewhere exci--deinosuchus swamp station? >> rawk! that's right, mr. conductor. >> you do know what deinosuchus
eat, don't you? >> pteranodons. >> yes, indeed. among other things, deinosuchus are known to eat pteranodons. >> whoa! >> that's one big dinosaur. >> actually, don, deinosuchus is not a dinosaur. it's what's called a freshwater reptile, and its name sounds like dinosaur, but deinosuchus actually means "terrible crocodile." >> look at all those huge teeth. >> kind of like yours, huh, buddy? and like you, deinosuchus is a carnivore. it eats whatever meat it can find from land animals to fish to, well, pteranodons. >> eek! but how do they catch flying pteranodons? >> oh, deinosuchus is a tricky hunter. it likes to lie very still right under the surface of the water like a log to surprise its prey. >> that is so cool. >> but i'm gonna look really closely at any logs i see today
before i sit on them. >> me, too! >> rawk! me, 3! >> excellent idea, kids. >> mr. conductor, do you know any deinosuchus? >> i do. deana deinosuchus has lived at deinosuchus swamp for a long time and has grown to be one of the biggest examples of deinosuchus i've ever seen. in fact, she's longer than this passenger coach. i warn you, deana can be kind of crabby. you sure you want to meet this big predator? >> yes! >> or maybe we could do it some other time. >> oh! speaking of time, we're here! >> oh. >> next stop, deinosuchus swamp station, deinosuchus swamp. >> bbbbbbb! now if we're gonna meet this deinosuchus, we'll need to stick together as a team. >> right! >> in fact, pteranodons, i'll come along with you just to make extra sure that you're safe. there's a cliff that runs above the swamp, so we can talk
to deana from a safe distance. walk this way. >> [giggling] >> psst. buddy, is that a deinosuchus? >> uh, no. i think that's just a log. >> ooh, ooh! is that a deinosuchus? >> nope. just a log. >> is that a dinosu-- >> no, don! it's just a log! >> [grr] >> rawk! >> [gulp] >> hello? are you deana deinosuchus? >> yes, i am. >> wow! >> isn't she amazing, shiny? shiny? >> rawk! how did i get up here? oh. right. just looking for local birds. heh heh heh. >> ok. the ultimate tiny challenge. hello. my name is tiny pteranodon, and this is my family, and i believe you know mr. conductor. >> uh, hello, deana. we've met. >> [grr] >> see, we like to travel all
over the mesozoic on the dinosaur train, meeting all kinds of creatures, and, well, i realize that deinosuchus is a predator that-- [gulp] eats pteranodons, but i thought it would be nice to meet you and maybe we could even become friends. >> become friends? >> yeah! >> but like you said, i eat pteranodons. >> yeah, but maybe if you got to know us, you'd like us, i mean, as friends, not lunch. >> ha ha ha! well, i never. no one that i hunt has ever offered to be my friend before. how nice of you. well, sit down there on the edge of the cliff. we can get to know each other. >> so you're not going to eat us, right? >> absolutely not. i just had a very large meal, not pteranodons by the way, some fish, so i'm not hungry.
>> why were you hiding in the water then? >> well, it's hot out, and crocodilians need to stay cool. i like to lie in the water almost completely covered like this, and also i'm actually kind of shy. >> really? sometimes i feel shy around strangers, too. >> see, deana and other crocodilians can float so that just their eyes and nostrils are above the water. that way, she can look around and breathe without being easily seen. >> wow! she swims with her feet and tail moving under the water, but it looks like there's hardly anything there. >> at first, we thought you were a log. no offense. >> none taken. that's how i hunt. i lie very still like this. >> [gasp] >> what a lovely-- >> hello! >> ba-kaaaah! >> it's ok! she already had a big lunch! >> oh, well. i can't blame him
for being surprised. >> me, neither. >> rawk! i'm going to look carefully at the next log i land on. >> deana, that's amazing the way you can hide in plain sight. >> [grr] >> [gasp] [laughing] >> i notice that you're covered with tough-looking armor. it's kind of knobby like an ankylosaur. >> you're right. it protects me from other crocodilians, and i notice that you are a t. rex and have a mouthful of big teeth like me. >> yep. t. rexes have lots of teeth, too, and when they fall out, new ones just grow in right behind them. >> you know, mine do that, too. hey. open wide. let's compare them. ahh. [train whistle blows] >> you know, i've enjoyed this talk. rarely do i get to see this many teeth, but that's the dinosaur train whistle, folks, and we'd better get back to the station. >> i'll walk back with you. i feel like stretching my legs. >> bye, deana! nice to meet you!
>> bye, pteranodon family. thanks for being brave enough to meet your natural enemy. what a great attitude you have. >> thanks. it was tiny's idea. >> rawk! the ultimate tiny challenge! >> how do you do it, tiny? how is it so easy for you to talk to other creatures and not be afraid? >> well, i can't really say, but i can sure sing it. ♪ i'm not the biggest dinosaur in fact, i'm kind of tiny i don't have teeth or scary claws but it doesn't make me whiny whenever i meet someone new i march right up and what i do is say, "hello, there nice to meet you my name is tiny" >> i bet you've met some dinosaurs and some of them were scary >> and when i stand right next to them i'm kind of ordinary >> but if you can meet a crocodile with nothing but a friendly smile i guess i'll do the same and say to you it's nice to meet you, tiny ♪ >> [cheering]
>> all aboard! [whistle blows] >> bye! >> hi, there, i'm dr. scott the paleontologist. deinosuchus was a huge, 40-foot long carnivorous crocodile that lived in the cretaceous time period. this giant croc was a reptile but not a dinosaur. deinosuchus was easily big enough to feed on dinosaurs, but many paleontologists think it fed mostly on turtles. either way, deinosuchus was one of the largest crocodiles that ever lived and definitely way bigger than any crocodiles alive today. about half the length of this ancient croc was its massive tail, which helped make deinosuchus a strong swimmer. most crocodiles are carnivores, or meat-eaters. they've been around for millions of years, long before the first dinosaurs, and they're still very successful today. not all crocs are big.
the smallest kind alive today is the african dwarf crocodile, which grows only to about 5 feet long. the biggest living species is the saltwater crocodile, which can grow to be over 20 feet long, still only about half the size of deinosuchus! so crocodiles are reptiles that has been around since the age of dinosaurs. i have this funny feeling there may be a croc right behind me. whoa! time for dr. scott to get on out of here! ok. keep watching for more dinosaur discoveries! >> hello, folks. it's me the conductor. today we're gonna meet the kids' grandma and grandpa when they come to visit pteranodon terrace, so come on along with me on the dinosaur train. all aboard! [squawking] >> ha ha ha! >> ♪ la la loo >> hey! the fish are over there now! >> thanks, buddy! ok, kids. watch this new fishing dive i
just came up with. heh. i call it the sinker. guh--ohh! >> yeah! >> whoo-hoo! >> way to go, dad! >> cool trick! >> where are they now, buddy? >> use your keen t. rex eyesight, buddy. >> i don't see any fish, but i see two pteranodons, and they're coming this way. >> really? can you tell who they are? >> i've never seen them before. they look kind of familiar, though. >> hello, son. long time, no see. >> hey! mom and dad! >> rawk! it's grandma and grandpa pteranodon. how are you? >> grandma and grandpa pteranodon? >> oh, you probably don't remember us. we haven't seen you since you were hatched. >> hello! i'm tiny, and this is shiny, don, and buddy! >> hello, tiny! did you get that name because you're the smallest? >> hee hee hee! yeah! tiny
power! huh! >> hello, shiny. i see how you got that name. you're very shiny. >> yes, i am. ha ha ha! >> let me guess. are you don? >> uh-huh. >> he's got your beak, doesn't he, grandpa? >> so he does. well, la dee loo. >> and, buddy, you're the t. rex i've heard so much about, aren't you? >> uh-huh. >> oh, you're going to grow to be 40 feet long and as tall as a tree, i understand, and stomp around and roar and eat pretty much anything you want. >> yup! rawwr! rawwr! >> ha ha ha! well, would you look at that? >> here are some fish we just caught. please make yourselves at home, grandma and grandpa. >> well, don't mind if i do. >> ohh. this nest was our home once after all. your dad was hatched here. it's where he grew up.
>> wait. dad was hatched right here? whoa. >> did you fly far today? >> oh, yeah. just flew here from appalachia, and are my wings tired. [rim shot] >> rawk! but isn't appalachia all the way on the other side of the sea? >> why, sure is. pteranodons can travel over long distances, you know, following the food sources and finding new nesting areas. >> wow! i have so many questions to ask you. >> well, that's fine. fire away, tiny. >> did you really live in this nest when dad was little? >> oh, sure, but we rebuilt it several times. it blew away in a hurricane once or twice. >> but why did you go away? >> well, once your dad and mom got together to raise a family here, we decided to go out on our own and travel around the world. >> wow! >> yes, sir. we've been to every continent, even antarctica. >> and now we're back at the western interior sea, so we
thought, "why not drop in on our family in pteranodon terrace and visit the grandkids?" >> yeah! whoo-hoo! >> yep. it's nice to be back visiting the old nest, i got to say. heh heh. yeah. >> bbbbllll! ok, team pteranodon. that's enough rest. let's go out and get some fish for our lunch! all right. it's fish catching time. who's our spotter? >> buddy's our spotter, right, buddy? >> right, grandpa. >> what do your t. rex eyes see, buddy? >> well, i think i see some fish way over there. >> oh. well, bust my beak if that isn't some amazing spotting. hey, uh, buddy says they're over there. >> ok, team. on 3. 1... 2...
3! >> pteranodon! [splash] >> ha ha ha! good job, everyone. >> well, son, you have done very well for yourself. what a great family you've got here. >> rawk. what a fine batch of grandkids. >> thanks, mom and dad. >> and did you see what a great fish spotter buddy is, grandma? >> hoo hoo hoo! i'm surprised buddy could spot anything, what with you asking him all those consarned questions, grandpa. >> well, now i can't help it. how often do i get to talk to a tyrannosaurus? i have so many questions, oh, like what's it like to have teeth? >> they're great, and if one falls out, another one grows in its place. >> well--heh heh heh--la dee loo. >> look at what i found, grandpa, a feather. >> an enantiornithine feather
unless i'm mistaken. >> grandpa, you don't happen to like collecting things, do you? >> what? how's that, don? ask me in my good ear. >> do...you...like... collecting...things? >> collecting things? why, it's only my favorite thing to do. >> really? because it's my favorite thing to do, too. >> oh, yeah, don. i've got a huge collection back home, all kinds of crazy stuff i've found. you would love it. >> whoa! >> yep. when i was a kid, i used to explore all around these tide pools for shells, funny-shaped rocks. oh, you name it, i collected it. let's look along the shore. maybe we can find us some shiny shells. >> shiny shells? can i come? >> rawk! ooh! let's all go! >> [cheering] >> ooh! look at this shell. it's especially shiny. heh. that should go in your nature collection, shiny.
>> rawk! thanks, grandpa. you know what? we even started a nature club. we call it the nature trackers! i just made up a new cheer and taught it to everyone. >> well, let's hear it. >> ready? ok! >> 2, 4, 6, 8, nature's fun to investigate! plants and trees and birds and bees! make your own discoveries! go, nature trackers! >> oh, boy! that's terrific! >> so you go on nature tracking adventures around the nest? >> yeah, and down here on the beach! >> and up in the trees! >> and down in holes and caves, which are kind of sideways holes. >> we decide what kind of nature tracker game to play. usually i come up with a great idea. then we all do it. >> actually, all of us have pretty great ideas, but shiny-- >> then what are we waiting for, team? let's go nature tracking! ready? ok!
>> go, nature trackers! [cheering] >> how about we play what kind of tree am i? >> naw. how about one fish, two fish? that's even more nature trackery! >> you know, team, all nature tracker ideas are good ones. how about if we all get down really low and look along the ground and see what we can find? >> ooh! i love that game! i call it how low can you go? >> hoo hoo hoo! that's a great name for it. let's do it, team! >> aren't you gonna play how low can you go, grandpa? >> oh. well, with my lumbago, this is about as low as i can go, buddy. >> rawk! you must be tired from your long trip, grandpa. >> oh, i'm fine. glad to be here. it's so nice to spend time with these wonderful grandkids. >> i know! and we're so lucky
to have a t. rex for a grandson. >> yep. all the other old pteranodons at the colony will be jealous when we tell them. >> yeah! we're a different kind of family, aren't we, mom? >> that's right, buddy? you may be a t. rex, but you'll always be part of this pteranodon family. >> no matter how big i grow up to be, right? >> rawk! right. >> you know, buddy, we may have more in common than you realize, like i have good eyesight, too. well, not nearly as good as t. rex eyesight of course. >> oh, and i like to stomp around and roar all the time. just ask your grandma. oh. hey. rawwr! >> oh, grandpa. >> rawwr! >> grandpa, you're so funny! [all laughing] [cheering] >> can't catch me, grandma! >> oh, dear. well. >> kids, slow down and let your grandparents catch their breath. >> oh, we're fine. don't worry about us. >> are you hungry for dinner?
>> we should get going. >> what? you're gonna fly home tonight? >> but it's too far to fly back to appalachia this evening. >> no. we'll finish our tour by taking the dinosaur train back. we're pooped out from flying across the sea this morning. >> i don't know whose cockamamie idea it was to fly here in the first place. why didn't we just take the train? >> yeah. why didn't you just take the train, grandma and grandpa? >> oh. heh heh. guess we just love flying, but i'm looking forward to riding the train this evening. >> maybe our old friend mrs. conductor will be on board running things like she always does. >> heh heh heh. well, mrs. conductor is retired. her son is the conductor now. >> what?! little sonny boy is the conductor now? well, la dee loo. >> ha ha ha! next time, you can come visit us at the old pteranodon colony in appalachia. >> please! can we go to visit grandma and grandpa soon?
>> rawk! absolutely! >> hello, pteranodon clan. ooh! and hello, grandma and grandpa pteranodon! >> well, hello. i'm glad to see you grew up to be such a fine-looking conductor, sonny boy. >> heh. yeah. remember when you were little and you tried to say, "all aboard," and your voice would kind of warble and everyone thought it was so cute? >> hmm. uh, well, no. actually, i don't remember. anyway, ahem. all aboooard! [all laughing] >> so long! come see us soon! >> we will! bye! >> hi, there. i'm dr. scott the paleontologist. did you know that many animals living today go on a long trip every year called a migration? lots of different kinds of animals go on migrations, traveling great distances. on land, caribou
migrate up to 3,000 miles every year. in the oceans, humpback whales migrate 6,000 miles! and in the air, a bird called the arctic tern migrates all the way from the arctic in the north to the antarctic in the south, a roundtrip of 44,000 miles! during the age of dinosaurs, it's likely that many species of animals also migrated. some paleontologists think that pteranodons may have spent most of the year on one side of the western interior sea and then migrated to the other side to have their babies. yup. flying reptiles like pteranodon probably shared a lot in common with birds living today. ok. remember, get outside, get into nature, and make your own discoveries! >> we love playing games! announcer: pbs kids presents the all-new "peg + cat," where sometimes the fun starts with a problem... peg: these crazy chickens think the farm is a chicken playground. announcer: sometimes with a song...
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