Episode Guide - Alberta Game Farm (Series) (1962-1963)

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Alberta Game Farm
The following is a partial list of episodes.

Jun 27, 1962 - The Merry Land Seals. Program deals with a pair of otter that Al Oeming has on the Game Farm.

Mar 2, 1963 - Al Oeming talks about the zebra and other animals from foreign countries.

Apr 6, 1963 - The Vanishing Woodsman. The timber wolf is one of the most maligned of all wild animals on North America and almost extinct in the United States because of man's incessant desire to hunt and kill this beautiful creature. Viewers see a large and rustic wolf warren which Al Oeming has constructed and which is home to a pack of five wolves of different variety, including the rare white Arctic wolf.

Apr 13, 1963 - Fine Feathered Friends. Host Al Oeming talks about and shows some of the Farm's birds—peacocks and five types of cranes.

Apr 20, 1963 - Host Al Oeming features members of the sheep and goat families including the native rocky mountain goats and big horn sheep, and exotic types such as the barbary sheep, Himalayan tahr and moufflan sheep.

Jul 5, 1963 - Al Oeming takes a tour of the Alberta Game Farm. Tonight, he discusses some of the animals which will be featured.

Jul 12, 1963 - Lords of the Forest. Al Oeming tells viewers about the living habits and history of two of North America's more noble animals — the moose and the elk.

Jul 19, 1963 - "Web-footed Friends." Al Oeming visits "Lost Lake," a sanctuary for North American waterfowl and birds from other countries. Al discusses the birds around the lake and also talks about water conservation.

Jul 26, 1963 - The Living Shovel. Al Oeming joins the playful badgers in their home on the Game Farm, and shows the badgers many unique features and skills.

Aug 9, 1963 - The Timber Cruiser. Al Oeming deals with one of the woodland dwellers that exists in the mountainous area extending from the Argentine to Northern Alberta— the cougar.

Aug 16, 1963 - Al Oeming plays with lynx kittens and baby skunks which are being raised by a domestic house cat. He takes a tour of the farm to see the many baby animals including a musk-ox calf, baby zebra, yak calves and grizzly cubs.

Sep 13, 1963 - Fine Feathered Friends. Host Al Oeming talks about and shows some of the Farm's birds such as peacocks and cranes.

Sep 20, 1963 - Host Al Oeming features members of the sheep and goat families including the native Rocky Mountain goats and big horn sheep, and exotic types such as the Barbary sheep, Himalayan tahr and moufflan sheep.

Sep 27, 1963 - Al Oeming discusses rare animals which are becoming extinct. Last show of the series.

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