Tag archives for Inside-Wild

Elephants and Donkeys Aren’t the Only Party Animals

Whether you’re an elephant or a donkey, grab your unlikely animal friend from across the aisle and check out Nat Geo WILD on July 18th for the ultimate animal party this summer. To get you in the celebratory spirit, here are 10 facts about animals who really know how to get down. 1) There are over 24 species…

It’s Midterm Madness on Vet School

First-day of school jitters are over and students at Cornell’s Vet School are getting into the groove of things, but the road to becoming a vet isn’t always easy. Whiles fourth-years continue their tough rotations, first-year students are studying hard for the biggest test of their Vet School career. Catch all the craziness on a…

Class Is In Session: Cornell Vet School Day 1

It’s day one at Cornell University’s vet school and first-year students are quickly learning that no day is the same, especially when your patients are animals. Tonight on Vet school, follow the students’ every move–from a difficult heart surgery to the basics of a cat physical. In this preview clip, Dr. Carolyn McDaniel teaches a…

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…

One Month After Safari, The Memories Remain

Its been over a month since I left the Djuma & Arathusa Game Reserves in Sabi Sands, South Africa. Wild Safari LIVE was an incredible experience for me and reflecting on it over the past month has allowed me to understand how many different people we connected with. All backgrounds, in all different stages of life…

Animal Dentistry on Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet

Wild animals that are in captivity can have many of the same dental conditions as people. On this week’s episode of Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet: Moose on the Loose, Dr. Oakley finds herself with her hands in a few animals’ mouths. Animals can have orthodontic abnormalities, fractured teeth, and even painful cavities just like us.…

Romancing the Elk on Dr. Oakley Yukon Vet

There is no such thing as a normal day for Dr. Oakley and this week’s episode, Bull Steam Ahead proves it. It’s the end of the summer in the Yukon and time for many animals to go into rut. For the most part, the process takes care of itself in the wild–but a few of…

The Rarest American Wild Cat on Dr. Oakley Yukon Vet

Dr. Oakley and the Wild Life Preserve team try to corral four lynx kittens for their first vaccinations on this week’s episode of Yukon Vet. Dr. Oakley’s love for animals and desire to keep them healthy extends not just to the animals in our homes, but to the animals that need extra care in the…

“Safari Live” Field Notes: Close Encounters With Lions

Djuma Game Reserve, Sabi Sands, South Africa – 1250PM. The past 5 days have taken a while to sink in; we went live on Nat Geo WILD for Big Cat Week with lions on a buffalo kill and finished the first broadcast with Kunyuma, a magnificent leopard sitting in a tree during our campfire chat.…

Chemical Capture on Dr. Oakley Yukon Vet

Dr. Oakley’s job often takes her into wild, dangerous places, and requires her to perform hair-raising tasks. Some of these tasks require having a keen shot with a dart gun and the sharp mind of a pharmacist working on the fly. Many of the animals that Dr. Oakley treats are wild and very large, which…