Explore the Australian Outback With Kangaroo King

These past few summers have brought the arid Australian outback its hottest summers on record. Against the dramatic background of this historic drought, life must go on for the red kangaroo. Tonight, we get a rare look into the intimate world of red kangaroos from their start in mama’s pouch to their fight for continued…

What Would the Dr. Do? Handle an Emergency like Dr. Pol

This week on The Incredible Dr. Pol, the doctor finds himself facing some odd challenges. Even when you’ve been a veterinarian for decades, there will still be situations you haven’t encountered before. Veterinary medicine is never boring. The one thing that you can definitely count on, however, is that there will be emergencies. Emergencies are…

Let’s Cause An Uproar: Happy World Lion Day!

In honor of World Lion Day, Nat Geo WILD is shedding light on the decline of big cats worldwide with a full day of big cat programming. As the king of the jungle, these vital apex predators maintain balance in the circle of animal life but over the last 75 years, Africa’s lion population has declined…

Discover Lemur Island

  Tonight, in a remote corner of southern Madagascar, we follow story of survival in the face of deforestation and poaching. Two families of lemurs, forced to leave their homes, are on the move and are in for a remarkable journey. Madagascar’s unique history has a strong influence even today. Separating from Africa millions of…

Seven Reasons We Wish Dr. Pol Could Be Our Family Physician

This week on the Incredible Dr. Pol: My Fair Piggy, the doctor has got his schedule and his hands full. Nothing seems to slow the Doc down though or keep him from getting the job done.  Don’t you wish that he was your doctor too? No? Consider these seven reasons why Dr. Pol should may…

Calling All Elephant Lovers! Announcing the #RallytheHerd PSA Contest

Nat Geo WILD, the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) have partnered up and launched the Rally the Herd public service announcement contest, to raise awareness to the plight of the African elephant.  Poachers kill as many as 35,000 elephants each year in Africa, and other threats such as habitat…

An Undersea Jewel in the Desert: The Gulf of California’s Secret World

The eight hundred mile Mexican peninsula of Baja California is one of the most forbidding deserts on Earth. But just to the east, the water separating it from mainland Mexico teems with life and is an ancient hotbed of geologic activity. Join Nat Geo WILD as we explore one of the world’s youngest and most…

Five Incredible Advances in Veterinary Medicine Since 1985

In this week’s episode of The Incredible Dr. Pol: Back to the Suture, the doctor is having some trouble getting his DeLorean up to snuff for local car show. The stainless steel DeLorean, made famous by the film Back to the Future, is one of his favorites, but Doc doesn’t have a flux capacitor lying…

Language, Love, and Emotions: Inside the Complex Social Structure of Clever Monkeys

Within their intricate jungle societies, monkeys and other primates conceal a fascinating secret: humans are not the only ones with a complex social structure. These primates can learn, strategize, communicate, love—and even cheat, lie, and murder. Join us tonight as we look closer at the world of some very Clever Monkeys. Putting dinner on the…

Dr. Scott Sims, We Will Never Forget

Nat Geo WILD is sorry to share the news that, along with our friends at Endemol Shine North America, we lost a dear member of our family yesterday. Dr. Scott Sims, star of our popular Aloha Vet series, passed away in his beloved Hawaii after a short battle with cancer. Famous for answering calls day and night to care…