Episodes

S24 Ep5
Katrina's Animal Rescue
Katrina's Animal Rescue
Experts are calling it the largest animal rescue operation in history. When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Louisiana, the city’s human residents weren’t the only ones trying to cope with flooded and devastated homes. More than 250,000 pets — from cats and dogs to parrots and fish — were left stranded by the storm’s destruction.
Premiered November 20, 2005
S23 Ep9
The Venom Cure
The Venom Cure
There are thousands of different animals on this planet whose venom contains components that may be able to help mankind. Venom can potentially be used as coagulants, anti-coagulants, pesticides, pain killers, and cures for diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Meet the reptile-chasers and scientists who are researching the venom cure. It's risky, but rewarding, work.
Premiered April 2, 2005
S23 Ep8
Snowflake: The White Gorilla
Snowflake: The White Gorilla
In 1967, local villagers in Africa's Equitorial Guinea captured a remarkable baby gorilla with a coat of pure white. The film tells the story of this amazing animal, from his loving upbringing by humans to his eventual death from skin cancer in 2003. It also tracks the revolutionary changes in our understanding of how best to care for gorillas that have taken place during Snowflake's lifetime.
Premiered February 19, 2005