Tag archives for Nat-Geo-Wild

Journey Across the Kalahari With the Elephant Queen

For African elephants, survival depends on successful migration to and from their ancestral feeding grounds each year. They must constantly follow the rhythms of the seasons, treading the millennia-old paths to reliable sources of food and water—and away from dangerous predators. During the dry season of late summer and autumn, elephants must risk the journey…

Vet School | New Series Premiere and Sneak Peek!

It’s that time of the year again. We’re saying goodbye to summer and getting ready to head back-to-school – “Vet School,” that is! Nat Geo Wild’s newest series follows along as veterinary students begin and end their school careers at Cornell University. Learning the ins and outs of veterinary medicine is a lot of hard work…

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…

Exposing the Illegal International Ivory Trade on World Elephant Day

After a five-year hiatus, National Geographic Channel, in conjunction with National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Studios, relaunches the critically acclaimed documentary series Explorer as a monthly series this August. The series opener, Explorer: Warlords of Ivory, premieres Sunday, Aug. 30, at 8/7c, taking an in-depth look at the devastating effects of the global illegal…

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…