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Croc Doc

9/11/2018
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QUICK BITES: Why would anyone use a Super Soaker to flush the stomach of a 12-foot-long wild crocodile? Dr. Marisa Tellez, aka the "Croc Doc," enlightens us.

Duration:00:03:29

The Orangutan Project

9/4/2018
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QUICK BITES: Well, Dr. Cheryl Knott, "urine" luck...analyzing orangutan waste does produce a wealth of valuable information about these endangered animals.

Duration:00:03:29

True or False?

8/21/2018
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Professional animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich shares her experience helping orphaned orangutans in Indonesia, while improv comedians relate their own experiences training animals. Who’s telling the truth?

Duration:00:07:27

Sassy Seal Rescue

8/20/2018
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QUICK BITES: Don’t let those big black eyes fool you…these cigar-shaped marine mammals can be feisty! CIMWI animal care coordinator Jennifer Levine shares some tricks of the rescue trade.

Duration:00:04:13

Caring for Cats

8/13/2018
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QUICK BITES: Even big cats need baby steps to take their medicine. Globe-trotting animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich uses food to make routine health care a comfortable experience.

Duration:00:03:29

Killer Bird

8/6/2018
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It's a dinosaur with a "killing claw." This muscular, red-eyed bird is as tall as you are and you'd better not threaten its family.

Duration:00:03:29

As the Crow Fishes

7/30/2018
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QUICK BITES: Do you enjoy fishing? How about eating insect larvae? Crows in New Caledonia like to do both, and they make their own fishing rods.

Duration:00:03:29

Ready or Not

7/23/2018
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QUICK BITES: Riley the yellow Labrador retriever is ready for his search and rescue certification test, but handler Eric Gray might need to "bone up" on his studies.

Duration:00:03:29

Porcupine CPR

7/16/2018
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QUICK BITES: She may have a sweet disposition, but would you give “mouth-to-snout” CPR to a spiky mammal the size of a cocker spaniel?

Duration:00:03:29

She Cares for Rhinos

7/9/2018
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QUICK BITES: Former law enforcement officer Petronel Nieuwoudt traded her badge for a poop-smeared uniform and founded the largest orphan rhino sanctuary in the world.

Duration:00:03:29

Guard Dogs Save Cheetahs

7/2/2018
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QUICK BITES: Can an ancient breed of dog solve a modern-day problem? If that problem is cheetahs vs. farmers, then yes, they can.

Duration:00:03:29

Birds Made of Air

6/25/2018
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QUICK BITES: Do hummingbirds have anything in common with helicopters? What about snakes? Find out about this tiny bird’s incredible adaptations.

Duration:00:03:29

The Soft Side of Gorillas

6/21/2018
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QUICK BITES: When a gorilla grunts like a pig, it actually makes the gorilla seem human. Check out the tale of the 500-pound babysitter with a heart of gold.

Duration:00:03:29

Best Bird Babysitter

6/18/2018
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QUICK BITES: Round-the-clock nursing may be the norm when raising humans, but a human feeding jellybean-sized baby hummingbirds three times an hour takes real dedication.

Duration:00:03:29

How to Milk a Giant Anteater

6/11/2018
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QUICK BITES: Dr. Julie Barnes bravely takes on the task of avoiding the six-inch, razor-sharp claws of a mama anteater at the Santa Barbara Zoo. Milking a cow is pretty tame compared to this.

Duration:00:03:29

Keela the Rescue Dog

6/4/2018
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QUICK BITES: A black Labrador retriever that can't play fetch is not exactly the ideal candidate for a rescue dog. Lucky for Keela, canine recruiter Kirsten Fulk saw her potential and got her a job with Department of Homeland Security.

Duration:00:03:29

The Gorilla Glass Ceiling

5/29/2018
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QUICK BITES: When a silverback Grauer’s gorilla suddenly dies, can a plucky young female take over as leader of the troop?

Duration:00:03:28

Fighting for Females

5/21/2018
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QUICK BITES: So, you’re going ‘all in’ to win some females for your family group? Dr. Tara Stoinski imparts some do’s and don’ts for young male gorillas who take on alpha male silverbacks.

Duration:00:03:29

Baby Gorilla Rescue

5/14/2018
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QUICK BITE: LIVE SHOW! Dr. Eddy Kambale races against time to save a wild baby mountain gorilla from a deadly snare. But, will her angry 400-pound father let him get close enough to save her?

Duration:00:03:29

Trapped

5/9/2018
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QUICK BITES: Can conveyor belts save this endangered species? Conservation innovators think so.

Duration:00:03:29