Born in a rescue camp in the wilderness of Botswana, baby elephant Naledi loses her mother and faces the world alone. It is now up to a team of caretakers and researchers to urge Naledi to survive and help her find her place in the herd.
Join the baby animals as they near the end of their first year of life. It’s time for these young ones to branch off from the comfort of their mothers and learn to explore the great unknown on their own.
Watch two-toed baby sloth Pelota learn to be independent in Costa Rica, while in Australia, young kangaroo Harry must be taught to socialize with his mates. Baby fruit bat Bugsy needs special help when his mother can’t provide milk.
Every year, a million babies are born worldwide with hereditary diseases. Physicians once had little to offer. But now a new breed of gene doctors is on the case. Devising treatments that target the root causes, they are transforming patients’ lives.
See the intimate and incredible journey of one vulnerable and charismatic Emperor penguin chick, from the moment he emerges from the egg to when he leaves for the sea as a boisterous adolescent.
The U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other nation, and the biggest portion goes toward pregnancy and childbirth. Despite this, infant mortality rates are still high.
Explore the case of Mexican-American women who claim they were coercively sterilized at a Los Angeles hospital in the late 1960s and 1970s. Meet the mothers, young Chicana lawyers and whistle- blowing doctors who exposed the shocking practice.
Gain insight into the hard-fought battles and secret negotiations over immigration reform on Capitol Hill. Examine President Obama’s push for policy changes that could affect the fate of millions and define for decades what it means to be American.
In every animal’s life, there comes a time when it must face the world alone. For a few, this happens just moments after birth, with no life lessons from parents to help them, no time to hone their survival skills.
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