On this weekend’s exciting new episode of Sea Rescue, “Seeing is Believing,” Iris, a stranded harbor seal pup, is found to have cataracts in both eyes and undergoes groundbreaking surgery to restore her sight. And rescuers race against time and a rising tide to free a humpback whale whose tail is anchored to the seabed.
The devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy has been described by families and homeowners on news networks globally over the last weeks. There are those, however, who cannot share their stories; orphaned pets in shelters that are facing loss and displacement to make room for the thousands of animals who need shelter as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
On this weekend’s exciting new episode of Sea Rescue, “Weaned and Cleaned,” an orphaned baby sea otter grows into her new role as a surrogate mother to other rescued and orphaned sea otters. And an international effort gets underway to save little blue penguins from the most devastating oil spill in New Zealand’s history.
On this weekend’s exciting new episode of Sea Rescue,“Lost, But Not Forgotten,” a flock of pelicans fly way off course and find themselves in the blazing desert and in big trouble. Then a humpback whale faces certain doom if a fishing net covering its head isn’t removed in time.
On this weekend’s exciting new episode of Sea Rescue, “Hanging by a Thread,” rescuers and researchers attempt to identify and rehabilitate a rare seal found injured on a beach in California. And a pelican caught in fishing line hangs upside down from a tree for two days before it’s rescued.