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Only One More Week Until an All-New Season of The Incredible Dr. Pol!

His day isn’t complete unless he’s checked a cow for pregnancy or helped a goat with pneumonia. Yeah, not your normal workday—but it’s all in a day’s work for seasoned veterinarian, Dr. Pol. Nat Geo WILD’s No. 1 series The Incredible Dr. Pol returns for its fourth season on Saturday, August 17, at 9p to…

It’s a Rare Breed: Ultimate Alaska Survival

They are some the toughest, most extreme survivalists that Alaska has to offer. Going head to head, eight men of a rare breed are about to take the ultimate test of survival in Arctic conditions that only National Geographic could inspire. No tent, phone, watch or GPS. Three thousand miles across Alaska’s wild. This is…

Jesus’ Rise to Power

In less than four centuries, the little-known cult of Jesus rises from a disparate collection of beliefs that do not even go by the name of Christianity into a dynamic, coherent force that dominates the mighty Roman Empire. This extraordinary story is an epic human drama filled with suspense, political intrigue, brutal religious persecution, and…

The Indiana Joneses of Historical Weaponry

Meet the Indiana Joneses of historical weaponry: father-son duo Christian and Alex Cranmer, whose quests for military antiquities have taken them as far as a remote Nepalese palace filled with more than 55,000 rifles and muskets hidden away for more than a century. “We sell history,” Alex says, and that doesn’t mean books, it means…

21st Century Sex Slaves

A covert special forces unit and an international team of undercover investigators join forces to hunt down a notorious sex trafficking ring.  The team’s mission: save thousands of women forced to be sex slaves.  Their target: a Thai-Uzbek sex ring earning millions of dollars a year trafficking women from Central Asia into Bangkok and Pattaya,…

Wild Scene Investigation: Ghost on the Green

Sneaky vandals are digging up a golf course under the dead of night.  Armed with camera traps and the latest gadgets the fun-filled WSI team set out to catch the culprits in the act. Peace is at an end in this affluent corner of England. Players are put off their stroke and when the tees…

Doomsday Preppers: It’s Gonna Get Worse Tonight at 9P et/pt

In the penultimate episode of season 1, we meet three preppers who are doing everything they can to protect themselves against a looming catastrophe that will change life as we know it. Missouran Steve Pace is working together with his community of farmes to prepare for an EMP blast. Retired photojournalist Jack Jobe is worried…

Wicked Buzz From Boston

With the premiere of Wicked Tuna just around the corner, we’ve been overhearing a lot of chatter surrounding this special breed of fishermen from America’s oldest seaport, Gloucester, Mass. For generations, they have used rod and reel to catch the magnificent bluefin tuna. They depend on these fish for their livelihood in one of the…

Blackbird Apocalypse

By James Donald When I walked into work on January 3, 2011, I never expected I would be on a plane the next morning heading to Madison, Wisconsin to film a necropsy. The day started much like any other workday. I caught up on e-mails and was reviewing the news when a headline caught my…

March Madness: Scavenger Edition

Scavenger Sweet Sixteen There’s a pecking order in wild, and each animal has different strong suits. While the rest of the country is putting up their basketball brackets, we’re placing our bets on the maggot winning our very own scavenger battle. Check out the competition highlights below and see how the maggot defeats animals like…