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My Wild Affair

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Preview Hear extraordinary stories of the bonds between humans and their animal companions.

Watch Sundays at 10am July 24 & 31, 2016 on WMHT-TV

Witness the special connection between animals and humans in MY WILD AFFAIR, a four-part series on PBS that will air as part of the network’s “Think Wednesday” lineup of science and nature programming. Paired with unique access to home movies, film and television archives spanning the 1950s to 1980s, humans share their individual experiences with animals in what is a profoundly moving journey. These rare relationships cross the divide between species and give viewers a glimpse into the inner life of the creatures who share our world. Each animal anecdote provides an insightful lesson about the incredible nature of the species.

The Rhino Who Joined the Family | July 24, 2016 at 10am on WMHT-TV
Rescued from flooding caused by the damming of the Zambezi River, Rupert, an orphaned black rhinoceros, was brought up in the suburban family home of wildlife veterinarian Dr. John Condy. Rupert captured the hearts of the vet’s four young children before his eventual release into the wild. Fifty years later, the children are searching for clues to their childhood friend’s fate.

The Seal Who Came Home | July 31, 2016 at 10am on WMHT-TV
Witness the true story of Andre, a two-day-old wild harbor seal who, in 1961, was rescued from certain death by Harry Goodridge, an arborist from Rockport, Maine. Over the next 25 years, Andre and Harry established a friendship that brought Andre into the world of humans without Andre’s ever having to sacrifice his wildness. 

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