Science and Nature

Operation Maneater

Veterinarian Mark Evans uses technology to tackle three deadly predators: the great white shark, Nile crocodile and polar bear. When these animals attack humans, both sides lose. As more people are killed or maimed, more animals are killed in retaliation. Evans wants to find ways to break this circle of violence and protect both humans and animals.

Crocodile

54m 41s

Namibia’s Chobe River is known as the croc attack capital of the world. Crocodiles and attack frequencies are growing in size. Each time an attack occurs, the locals kill crocs in retaliation. To find a way to keep both people and crocodiles safe, Evans joins leading croc experts Rom Whitaker and Dr. Patrick Aust to carry out a radical new experiment.

Episodes

  • Crocodile: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Crocodile

    S1 E3 - 54m 41s

    Namibia’s Chobe River is known as the croc attack capital of the world. Crocodiles and attack frequencies are growing in size. Each time an attack occurs, the locals kill crocs in retaliation. To find a way to keep both people and crocodiles safe, Evans joins leading croc experts Rom Whitaker and Dr. Patrick Aust to carry out a radical new experiment.

  • Polar Bear: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Polar Bear

    S1 E2 - 55m 11s

    Mark Evans travels to the shores of Canada’s Hudson Bay, where polar bears are causing havoc in isolated communities. He arrives in the town of Churchill hours after an attack has left two people seriously injured and a bear dead. He joins the Polar Bear Alert team as they transport a captured bear by helicopter to a release site outside town.

  • Great White Shark: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Great White Shark

    S1 E1 - 55m 11s

    Mark Evans travels to Western Australia, where seven people have been killed by sharks in the last three years. Authorities have implemented radical measures to catch and kill any shark they deem a threat. Evans wants to find non-lethal solutions to keep people — and sharks — safe. He enters the water to attach tracking tags to great whites; joins beach patrol teams searching for sharks; and tests

Extras + Features

  • Episode 3 Preview | Crocodile: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3 Preview | Crocodile

    S1 E3 - 31s

    Mark Evans travels to Namibia’s Chobe River, a place that’s known as the croc attack capital of the world. Crocodiles here are growing in size and number and so is the frequency of attacks. Each time an attack occurs, the locals kill crocs in retaliation.

  • Episode 2 Preview | Polar Bear: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview | Polar Bear

    S1 E2 - 31s

    Mark Evans travels to the shores of Canada’s Hudson Bay, where polar bears are causing havoc in isolated communities. He arrives in the town of Churchill hours after an attack has left two people seriously injured and a bear dead. He joins the Polar Bear Alert team as they transport a captured bear by helicopter to a release site outside town. Airs 9/3 at 10pm ET. Check local listings.

Schedule

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