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By Heather Theunissen In this episode of Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet, Dr. Michelle Oakley kicks into high gear as she preps the Yukon’s animals for frigid temperatures and a brutal winter. As one of the few vets who treks hundreds of miles across the Yukon territory, Michelle faces a particularly tough week as she tests…

By Heather Theunissen Dr. Michelle Oakley is the only all-species vet for hundreds of miles across the rugged Yukon Territory.  In the season premiere of Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet, Fly Like an Eagle, viewers follow Dr. Oakley as she hits the road for some house calls. With over 300 miles to cover, Dr. Oakley has…

In the frozen Yukon Territory in Northern Canada, you’ve got to be hearty and tough. You’ve got to expect solitude across frigid, remote landscapes with freezing temperatures, but even in the desolate wilderness you need a vet to help your ailing wiener dog. Enter Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet. A new series premiering April 12, at…

This week on Cesar 911, Cesar Millan takes on dogs with serious aggression issues. When a dance studio owner blows the whistle on her business partner’s dog, it’s up to Cesar to crack a tough nut. The Patient: Nuts First, Cesar heads over to the dance studio to meet co-owner Loraine, whose business is terrorized…

Celebrating the power of film to inspire, we’re excited to announce with our partners from Sun Valley Film Festival and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), that three finalists have been chosen for the first annual WILD to INSPIRE Short Film Competition! Join us in congratulating Jim Laybourn for Always Endangered; David Thompson and Jacob Taylor…

The first-ever Nat Geo WILD Fish Bowl is the most extreme non-sporting event of the season. Bored by horses and birds? Head over to Nat Geo WILD for some fish. (Not to mention, puppies and kittens are so last year). But, if you want to experience the full fish bowl, then you need the free fish…

Who are you rooting for this Sunday for the Big Game? If you’re a football fan and a prepper, we thought you might appreciate the ultimate tailgating vehicle that doubles as a pretty incredible B.O.V. (bug-out vehicle for the non-preppers in the crowd). While filming our web series Selling Survival, we met so many amazing…

The Lamar Canyon pack is one of the most famous of all Yellowstone’s wolf packs. And it was unusual because it was led by a female: the She-Wolf. This is her story; the tale of how she overcame incredible challenges to create her renowned pack. Her life begins full of promise. She is born into…

Over on Nat Geo Wild’s Facebook page, they’re starting “Fill in the Blank Friday.” Each week, we’re asking our fans to tell us what they think each of the animals are saying. Then, we’ll pic our favorite caption and post it on the website! Last week’s winner was Marti K Jordak. Congrats Marti! Now it’s…

From the award-winning team that launched the careers of The Dog Whisperer and The Incredible Dr. Pol, Nat Geo WILD is proud to announce the latest face of the network — “Goldie.” New to the Hollywood scene, this up-and-coming “actor,” who also happens to be a goldfish, snagged the leading role in Fish Bowl, the…

For spotted hyenas, anatomy, sex, and birth are wildly (and weirdly) different than any other species. Elevated levels of testosterone cause the females to not only act extremely aggressive toward their male counterparts during sex, which is actually downright dangerous for the males, but also cause the females to develop pseudo-penises. These appendages are essentially…

Learning to keep up with Dr. Pol has always been a challenge for the crew, and one that has taken a few seasons to learn to do properly. He walks fast, drives fast, and he’s always on the move. And with his veterinary business as his absolute first priority, he doesn’t like to stop for…

An estimated five million species inhabit Planet Earth, united by the collective struggle to live and thrive. Nat Geo Wild presents One Life, a sweeping documentary featuring intimate, never-before-captured sequences of animal behavior, stunning habitats and breathtaking scenery. Narrated by actor Daniel Craig, One Life captures animal interactions nearly impossible to see with the naked eye. Culled from more…

Nat Geo Wild’s yearly celebration of the animal kingdom’s fiercest felines has finally arrived: Big Cat Week. This special programming is dedicated to nature’s most majestic creatures, equipped with superior intelligence and unparalleled strength, speed and agility. Big Cat Week kicks off on Friday at 8P with Swamp Lions, a story of bravery and perseverance…

Jobs That Bite host Jeremy Brandt travels the country in search of the wildest animal jobs. On tonight’s adventure, he works triple duty as a bee rescuer, camel milker and python primper. But which ones could you handle? Uncover your perfect animal dream job with this interactive quiz, featuring fun questions that determine where you fit in the animal jobs…

Actor by trade, outdoor enthusiast by nature, Jeremy Brandt is ready to take on a whole new line of work as he hosts Nat Geo WILD’s new series, Jobs That Bite! Join Jeremy as he travels across the country to experience a wide array of animal jobs, including bear tattooer, camel milker, mounted cop, wild…

Take an entertainment personality afraid of bugs, put him in the jungle in Nepal with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and embed him on the front line of rhino conservation. For Billy Bush of “Access Hollywood,” it’s not the typical celebrity story. In Chasing Rhinos, join Billy Bush in an awe-inspiring adventure as he takes time…

Tonight on Animal Fight Night, a tripleheader of animal brawls features throwdowns from the plains of Africa to the South Pole to the inside of a shark’s womb. First up is Savannah Smackdown, where Africa’s wildest animals turn on their own kind, fighting to the death on the plains’ unforgiving battleground. Hippos defend their harems,…

Tonight on Dead or Alive, we hear two real-life horror stories of what happens when grizzly bears attack. In their natural Alaskan habitat, the thirty thousand bears that inhabit the wilderness have all they need to thrive: food, water and open, uninhabited spaces to roam. But when a young, inexperienced group unwittingly cross paths with…

Chasing Rhinos tracks entertainment reporter Billy Bush’s journey with WWF in an awe-inspiring adventure as he takes time off from his day job to fight illegal poaching of greater one-horned rhinos in the jungles of Nepal. The special documents Bush as he accompanies poaching patrols, flies an unmanned aerial drone, and participates in a race-against-time…

Preparing for Doomsday takes a lot of teamwork, and sisters Dawn Marie and Ashley’s constant fighting jeopardized the family’s mission. Brent’s solution? Leave them in the woods together to fend for themselves. Watch: Brent surprises Ashley and Dawn Marie with a team-building trip into the forest. The two sisters have to strike camp on the…

Tonight’s the night, the world premiere of a National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD simulcast event, revealing new animal behaviors documented for the first time ever. The Secret Life of Predators, Hosted by Naturalist and Big Cat Tracker Boone Smith, goes into the perilous — but rarely seen — world of deadly hunters. Predators…

It is birthing season in Michigan, which means Dr. Pol and his clinic staff have their hands full. After receiving an emergency calving call, Dr. Pol and Charles discover that a heifer is already in labor — but is still out in the pasture. So before he can help her, they’ll have to catch her!…

Casey Anderson uses his wildlife skills deep in the heart of Florida’s swamps to learn about America’s top cold-blooded predator – the American alligator. On the bayou, Casey quickly learns the #1 rule: where there’s water, there are probably alligators. But alligators and crocodiles aren’t the only predators out here; while exploring in the Everglades,…