Our good friends at Wildlife SOS have landed a show on NatGeo Wild premiering this Saturday April 18. Watch the trailer below.
About the series
A land of elephants, tigers, leopards and bears, India is one of the most biodiverse countries on earth. But it’s also home to 1.3 billion people who increasingly compete with wild animals for living space. Now, a dedicated team of conservationists and vets are on a mission to rescue animals in distress and find a way for India’s people and wildlife to coexist in harmony.
Episode 1: Operation Elephant – Wildlife S.O.S rescue a begging elephant from the streets, a paralyzed monkey, and a deadly venomous cobra in a school classroom.
Episode 2: Safe and Sound – In India Wildlife SOS teams race to save twin leopard cubs that fell down a well, rescue a huge python, and release a leopard back into the wild.
Episode 3: Family Reunion – A hyena chased by frightened villagers, a reptile invades a city home. And a lost leopard cub is separated from her mom.
Episode 4: Homecoming – Following a monsoon flood the Wildlife SOS team is called out on a dangerous mission to extract a crocodile flushed down a well; a monkey that lost both its arms in an electrocution incident is savaged by dogs and needs emergency medical treatment before it bleeds out. The race is on to reunite a litter of jackal puppies with their missing mother.
Episode 5: Tiger’s Tale – Wildlife SOS are determined to help a rescued 18-year-old tiger Jawara, whose teeth and paw were damaged in a poacher’s trap. Meanwhile, the rapid response team gets an emergency call when an 8-foot long python is discovered in a busy train depot.
Episode 6: Bear Necessities – Wildlife SOS ended bear dancing in India, rescuing 628 bears from this cruel and illegal trade. Its medical team uses laser massage technology to help a bear that has had a brain haemorrhage, and a rapid response team also rushes to rescue an injured Nilgai – the largest and most dangerous antelope in India.