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Operation Maneater

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Sat., October 8, 2016
2:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Great White Shark  

Mark Evans and conservation-wildlife experts Rom Whitaker and Patrick Aust offer high-tech solutions to human-wildlife conflicts in this series, beginning with efforts to stop shark attacks off the coast of Western Australia. Evans helps tag great white sharks so that they can be tracked; joins patrol crews scouting for sharks; and checks out a camera that can spot sharks from the air even when the creatures are meters beneath the ocean surface.

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Sat., October 8, 2016
3:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Polar Bear  Watch a preview

Efforts to stop polar bear attacks in the isolated communities of Canada's Hudson Bay are detailed. Included: a team transports a captured bear by helicopter to a release site outside town; an early warning system that relies on an aerial drone; an ultra-loud speaker to scare them away; and a controversial experiment that sees meat being left for them on the tundra.

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Sat., October 8, 2016
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Crocodile  

The series concludes with a visit to Namibia's Chobe River, where crocodile attacks are fairly commonplace. Included: an attempt to reduce attacks by training crocodiles to associate the sound of a bell with an electric shock.

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Sun., October 9, 2016
2:00 am
(62 minutes)

Great White Shark  

Mark Evans and conservation-wildlife experts Rom Whitaker and Patrick Aust offer high-tech solutions to human-wildlife conflicts in this series, beginning with efforts to stop shark attacks off the coast of Western Australia. Evans helps tag great white sharks so that they can be tracked; joins patrol crews scouting for sharks; and checks out a camera that can spot sharks from the air even when the creatures are meters beneath the ocean surface.

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Sun., October 9, 2016
2:00 am
(62 minutes)

Great White Shark  

Mark Evans and conservation-wildlife experts Rom Whitaker and Patrick Aust offer high-tech solutions to human-wildlife conflicts in this series, beginning with efforts to stop shark attacks off the coast of Western Australia. Evans helps tag great white sharks so that they can be tracked; joins patrol crews scouting for sharks; and checks out a camera that can spot sharks from the air even when the creatures are meters beneath the ocean surface.

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Sun., October 9, 2016
3:02 am
(58 minutes)

Polar Bear  Watch a preview

Efforts to stop polar bear attacks in the isolated communities of Canada's Hudson Bay are detailed. Included: a team transports a captured bear by helicopter to a release site outside town; an early warning system that relies on an aerial drone; an ultra-loud speaker to scare them away; and a controversial experiment that sees meat being left for them on the tundra.

WETA TV 26 Logo

Sun., October 9, 2016
3:02 am
(58 minutes)

Polar Bear  Watch a preview

Efforts to stop polar bear attacks in the isolated communities of Canada's Hudson Bay are detailed. Included: a team transports a captured bear by helicopter to a release site outside town; an early warning system that relies on an aerial drone; an ultra-loud speaker to scare them away; and a controversial experiment that sees meat being left for them on the tundra.

WETA HD Logo

Sun., October 9, 2016
4:00 am
(60 minutes)

Crocodile  

The series concludes with a visit to Namibia's Chobe River, where crocodile attacks are fairly commonplace. Included: an attempt to reduce attacks by training crocodiles to associate the sound of a bell with an electric shock.

WETA TV 26 Logo

Sun., October 9, 2016
4:00 am
(60 minutes)

Crocodile  

The series concludes with a visit to Namibia's Chobe River, where crocodile attacks are fairly commonplace. Included: an attempt to reduce attacks by training crocodiles to associate the sound of a bell with an electric shock.

Full Episodes

Crocodile

WETA PassportCrocodile

Examine a radical experiment to train crocs to pair the sound of a bell with a shock.

Polar Bear

WETA PassportPolar Bear

Inspect a warning system to deter bears and a controversial experiment to keep them away f

Great White Shark

Great White Shark

Mark Evans tries to find non-lethal solutions to keep people and sharks safe.

Previews

Operation Maneater: Crocodile Preview

Operation Maneater: Crocodile Preview

Namibia’s Chobe River is known as the crocodile attack capital of the world.

Polar Bear Preview

Polar Bear Preview

Inspect a warning system designed to deter bears to keep them away from town. Airs 9/3.