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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…

It’s a Double on Deck! | Hook, Line, & Sinker

Each week, some boats hook a big one, some have a lot on the line, while others are sinking in the season.  This week, two North Carolina fishing veterans battle each other for top spot of the Outer Banks’ bluefin tuna fleet, and while one northern captain tries to improve southern relations, another captain banks…

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…

Wicked Alliances on the High Seas

Last season’s champion, captain Greg Mayer and the Fishin’ Frenzy crew are the top earners in the Outer Banks’ bluefin tuna fleet. Their lead is only a slim margin over local rivals Charlie and Jake Griffin, of father-and-son operation Reels of Fortune. The Griffin boys, with a $10,000 boat repair bill still hanging over their heads,…

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…

The Doghouse is Back in the Game | Hook, Line & Sinker

A greenhorn struggles to prove himself to his father, while the rest of the fleet battle the elements, boat misfortunes and each other to stay afloat. With the clock of the season ticking away, the pressure is on for the Northern and Southern boats to haul or bawl. Hook Fishin’ Frenzy is coming in hot…

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…

Boats Over Troubled Waters

Captain Charlie Griffin of Reels of Fortune has the top earning of the fleet, but is not immune to the troubled waters our fishermen seem to have found themselves in. After hitting the Oregon Inlet’s infamous Bonner Bridge, a $10,000 repair bill has left him struggling to break even. Meanwhile Dave Marciano, who also had a…

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…