Episodes

S34 Ep16
Jungle Animal Hospital
Jungle Animal Hospital
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, chiefly victims of the illegal pet trade.
Premiered May 18, 2016
S34 Ep14
India's Wandering Lions
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 lions and their recovery from near extinction.
Premiered April 13, 2016
S34 Ep13
Animal Reunions
Animal Reunions
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What happens when people are reunited with the wild animals with which they forged a deep bond years ago? Will these gorillas, elephants, cheetahs and chimpanzees still recognize their human caregivers and how will they react? That is the premise of this program which also raises the question whether wild creatures can really experience emotions like joy, devotion, and love.
Premiered March 30, 2016
S34 Ep12
Snow Chick
Snow Chick
During two months of blizzards and frigid temperatures dipping to -80 degrees, each male Emperor penguin who breeds in Antarctica must nurture and protect a single egg that harbors his offspring. But once the eggs hatch by midwinter, these dads are ready to move on to their next stage of parenting. Snow Chick imagines the story of the youngest and last chick of the colony to emerge from his shell.
Premiered February 24, 2016
S34 Ep11
Raising the Dinosaur Giant
Raising the Dinosaur Giant
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Have scientists discovered the biggest animal to have ever walked the planet? Deep in a South American desert, a giant is being awakened after 101 million years of sleep. Paleontologists have discovered a giant femur – the largest dinosaur bone that has ever been unearthed. Sir David Attenborough will guide us through the remarkable journey of waking the giant as it happens.
Premiered February 17, 2016
S34 Ep10
Moose: Life of a Twig Eater
Moose: Life of a Twig Eater
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There is a growing problem in North America affecting moose. Whether they make their home in the Canadian Rockies or in Minnesota, moose populations are declining at a rapid rate. One reason is that many of the newborn calves are not surviving their first year. In order to find out why, one intrepid cameraman spends a year documenting the life of a moose calf and its mother.
Premiered February 10, 2016