Malawi Wildlife Rescue

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  • 2021
  • 1 Season

Malawi is a small African country that has made a big push to protect its wildlife. Leading the effort is American veterinarian Dr. Amanda Salb and her colleagues at the country's only animal rescue center, where injured and abandoned creatures are saved and rehabilitated. This six-part series follows the dedicated team as they care for a variety of patients, including vervet monkeys, bulbuls, baboons, hedgehogs, and many more, often working with limited resources and in dangerous conditions as they prepare the animals to return to the wild.

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Catch Me If You Can
6. Catch Me If You Can
June 23, 2021
Amanda tries to help a snared hyena. The team's plan to release a troop of monkeys is thwarted by last-minute surgery and some very crafty escape artists.
Creatures Great and Small
5. Creatures Great and Small
June 16, 2021
The team pull out all the stops to return an injured monkey to the wild. Alma takes in a special orphan and an anti-social baboon joins the troop.
Big Buck Chase
4. Big Buck Chase
June 9, 2021
Alma gets a mysterious late-night monkey delivery. Amanda goes to the rescue of an ensnared waterbuck and the centre's resident hyena receives urgent treatment.
The Great Escape
3. The Great Escape
June 2, 2021
The team prepares to release two servals. But things go awry when one vanishes into Malawi's dangerous capital. Plus, a monkey arrives in a critical condition.
Monkey Madness
2. Monkey Madness
May 26, 2021
The goal of the Malawi Wildlife Rescue Centre is to save and rehabilitate creatures in need and then get them back into the wild where they belong. But what happens when one of them tries to leave too soon? See how Dr. Amanda Salb and her team react to a baboon that has escaped her enclosure. Then follow their other animal adventures, including an orphaned vervet monkey and his new foster mom, a female cheetah in need of a radio collar (if they can catch her), and a 12-foot African rock python in need of a medical check-up.
Chasing Freedom
1. Chasing Freedom
May 19, 2021
Vwaza Wildlife Reserve in northern Malawi spans 400 square miles, but an international boundary in Zambia makes it an easy target for poachers. Wildlife vet Dr. Amanda Salb takes to the skies, on the hunt for elephants trapped in snares or in distress. Meanwhile, nearly 300 miles south at the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, there's drama in orphan care as a rescued baby baboon meets his new foster mom. And 18 months after being rescued from being illegally sold as a pet, a rehabilitated antelope gets a first chance at freedom.
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Malawi is a small African country that has made a big push to protect its wildlife. Leading the effort is American veterinarian Dr. Amanda Salb and her colleagues at the country's only animal rescue center, where injured and abandoned creatures are saved and rehabilitated. This six-part series follows the dedicated team as they care for a variety of patients, including vervet monkeys, bulbuls, baboons, hedgehogs, and many more, often working with limited resources and in dangerous conditions as they prepare the animals to return to the wild.

Malawi Wildlife Rescue is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on May 19, 2021.

Where to Watch Malawi Wildlife Rescue

Malawi Wildlife Rescue is available for streaming on the Smithsonian Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Malawi Wildlife Rescue on demand at Amazon, FuboTV and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 19, 2021