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Jungle Animal Hospital

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Deep in the Guatemalan jungle, there’s an organization whose staff works around the clock to try to save and care for injured, orphaned and endangered animals brought to its facility from all over the country. This rescue center, known as ARCAS, is at full capacity with over seven hundred boarders of all shapes and sizes, […]

Nature’s Perfect Partners

Roving Gang of Sea Snakes and Fish Terrorize Reef

Lethal sea kraits (snakes) are too slow to catch fish in a straight chase. Fortunately, they have partners in crime – shoals of yellow goatfish and trevally who seek similar prey. The big fish scare the prey into the cracks where the sea snakes can catch them.

Nature’s Perfect Partners

How Do Hippos Get Clean?

When it comes to skin care, hippos need a little help. Unable to pick up a stick and scratch their own backs, they’ve gone into partnership with a fish called the barbell. Barbells nibble away all the ticks and parasites and on a hippo’s skin. Their service even includes dental hygiene.

Nature’s Perfect Partners

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It won’t come as any surprise that survival is the number one goal in the animal kingdom. But to ensure success on a continual basis, many creatures have opted to form alliances rather than go it alone. There are all kinds of partnerships to fulfill different needs, but as this film explains, these relationships are […]

India’s Wandering Lions

Asiatic Lion Fact Sheet

We typically associate lions with Africa and with good reason. Of the roughly 20,000 lions left in the wild, almost all are found in Africa. With one notable exception: the Asiatic lions of the Gir forest. The Asiatic lion (panthera leo persica) is similar in most respects to its African cousins. The most prominent differences […]

India’s Wandering Lions

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As India’s population booms, her legendary wildlife has been squeezed almost out of existence. But the commitment of the Indian people to preserve their wildlife is surprising – leading even to bringing back what has been lost. Against a backdrop of teak forest, farmland and villages, this film explores the extraordinary story of Asia’s last […]