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PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga (more…)

Premiered: October 10, 1982

Rating: TV-G

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Season 32, Episode 1 Saving Otter 501

First Aired: October 16, 2013

The Season 32 premiere spotlights the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Sea Otter Research and Conservation program, which strives to save injured and-or orphaned sea otters, through its work with a female pup. The team of marine biologists must stabilize its health and then get it to feed from a bottle; to prevent it from bonding with them, handlers dress in ponchos and welder hoods. In time, it's paired with a surrogate mom that teaches it the lessons baby otters must learn, including how to find food.

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