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Black-Footed Ferrets Get a Second Chance at Life

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Black-Footed Ferrets Get a Second Chance at Life

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These baby black-footed ferrets are nothing short of a miracle. After their population dipped to only 18 individuals, veterinarians embarked on an uphill battle to save the species from extinction.

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The business of the birds and the bees gets more complicated when it comes to the endangered species of the world. Female giant pandas are only fertile once a year, for 48 hours. Male clouded leopards often try to kill their mates. But when nature fails, science steps in. Join us as we follow Dr. JoGayle Howard, matchmaker, surgeon, and reproductive sleuth on her mission to stave off extinction one litter at a time.

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