From the cute to the curious, we capture the vital first days of baby animals all over the globe. Traveling from wildlife sanctuaries to zoos to animal parks, we follow a team of vets and caretakers who work on the frontline of animal conservation. These dedicated men and women labor around the clock, playing the roles of doctor, therapist, friend, and foster parent to the planet's rarest species-white rhinos, red pandas, black bears, and Siberian tigers. (Source: The Smithsonian Channel)
What happens when, at a zoo, bonobo babies are rejected by their mothers? Or wild baby seals are found starving on the UK coastline? Every day, countless newborn animals are orphaned or abandoned and left to fend for themselves. Meet the dedicated men and women who aid them in their fight for survival.