"Operation Wild" Undertakes Groundbreaking Operations in Order to Save Animals

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27 June 2015
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Operation Wild
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“Operation Wild”
Premieres Wednesday, July 1 at 8 PM ET/PT
(Check your local listings)
 
          Join veterinarian teams around the world as they undertake groundbreaking operations to try to save animals’ lives. Find out how pioneering human medicine is transforming ways to look after animals in some of the most remote places on earth. Witness dramatic stories of ingenuity, invention and dedication.
 
          In the first episode, learn whether an ingenious idea could help save giant pandas, and if an operation deep in the jungle can transform the life of a young gorilla. Watch as an elephant with a gunshot wound makes an extraordinary journey.

          In the second episode (airing Wednesday, July 8 at 8 PM ET/PT) find out how pioneering medicine is transforming ways to tend to animals. See a rhino’s groundbreaking skin graft after poachers stole her horns, and view an orangutan’s micro-surgery to try to restore her sight — and her freedom.

 
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