Wild Animal Rescue
Documentary · Science & Nature
Wild animals are under threat across the globe, and workers from Four Paws go on daring and dangerous missions to give them a better life.
S01:E01 - Felida Tigers and Lionsrock
A drama packed mission flying six tigers from the Netherlands to South Africa is hardly off the ground before there's a medical emergency; and the challenges of treating lions with medical problems.
S01:E02 - Gaza Lion Cubs Rescue
International animal rescue organisation FOUR PAWS goes on a dangerous mission into the Gaza Strip to rescue two lion cubs. But tricky negotiations with the lions' owner, red tape and suspicions create chaos for the team.
S01:E03 - Restaurant Bears and the Last Wild Horses
Locked in small cages and used as attractions at small private zoos and even local restaurants, the future of 15 Kosovo bears is bleak if animal rescue organisation FOUR PAWS doesn't take action; and a team go to Romania's Danube Delta to rescue Europe's last wild horses from the slaughterhouse.
S01:E04 - Plight of the Lions
We follow FOUR PAWS' efforts to give captive lions a better life. A family of five lions who suffered a harsh life in a Romanian zoo, are given a new home, and a new lease on life; and we take a look at a shocking, yet legal industry and that is threatening South Africa's lions.
S01:E05 - Closing the Worst Zoo in the World
Animals at a struggling zoo in Gaza are in desperate need of aid. Left devastated by war, Khan Younis Zoo was dubbed the ïworst zoo in the world.' In 2014 Khan Younis Zoo boasted 44 animals now only 15 remain. FOUR PAWS must rapidly swing into action to relocate the remaining animals and find new homes for them.
S01:E06 - Sanctuary for Wildlife in the Middle East and the Rhino Crisis
Facing the constant threat of poaching, we meet the team who put their lives on the line to raise orphaned rhinos and return them to the wild; and in Jordan, we follow the high stakes mission to give rescued wild animals, an inspiring new home.