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The Wildlife Vet

Production year: 2010 | 6x45' | Genre: Documentaries
Animal lover and veterinarian Silje (29) and her husband Gaute (30) spen …
Origin country: Norway
Production company: TV2 Norway
Original title: Villdyrlegen

Animal lover and veterinarian Silje (29) and her husband Gaute (30) spend a year travelling the world, helping animals in need. AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE SCREENING: ALL EPISODES Eng subtitles on ep 1, 2, 4 and 5

Silje is a veterinarian and together with her husband Gaute they had the good fortune of spending one year travelling the world, helping animals in need.
In each episode, Silje and Gaute travel to a new destination to aid creatures. Often, human interference with the animals natural habitants create a stir in the natural balance, and as a paradox result, the animals cannot survive without the continuous intervention of people.

In this heartfelt series the charming pair breeds moose calves in Alaska, catch big giraffes in South-Africa, help orangutan babies take their first steps into the wild in Borneo and go to Thailand to work at the world’s biggest elephant hospital – among many other things.
Through small animation clips during the program, the viewers are also explained issues and facts in an entertaining and informative manner.

The Wildlife Vet is six episodes with laughter and fun, tears, fascinating facts and excitement

Quick episode guide
Episode 1: Borneo: Silje and Gaute work at an orangutan rehabilitation center.
Episode 2: South-Africa: Silje helps lion cubs. She also darts giraffes, nyalas and a lot of other species.
Episode 3: Alaska: Silje and Gaute catch and breed moose calves in the wild, with bears all around.
Episode 4: Thailand: Silje works at an elephant hospital, Gaute learns how to ride the elephant.
Episode 5: Thailand/Burma: Orphaned gibbon apes get Silje and Gaute’s help.
Episode 6: Norway: Silje and Gaute darts wild lynx and moose and put radio collars on them for research.  

Starring: Silje Hvarnes / Gaute Grøtta Grav
Produced by: Gaute Grøtta Grav, for TV 2 Norway.
 

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