Hope in the Wild is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Wildlife rehabilitation expert Hope Swinimer and her dedicated team rescue and heal injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hope's passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does as she and her team go on difficult missions to care for and return each animal to the wild. Hope in the Wild educates viewers on the day-to-day jobs of this animal care team and the varied species the team encounters. This show is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children.
HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD
An orphaned grey seal nicknamed Hollywood needs Hope's help for a feel-good ending.
THE BEAR NECESSITIES
Hope and Dr. Barry travel to Vancouver to learn about working with orphaned black bears.
WINNIE THE SEAL
Hope welcomes a harbor seal with pneumonia and attempts to release this year's herd of overly friendly white-tailed deer fawns.
The first orphaned white-tailed deer fawn arrives at the Rehab, but how long will it take for others to follow?
Hope and Dr. Barry journey to Southwest Florida to learn more about rehabilitating seabirds and turtles, and come face to face with an alligator.
FLORIDA FOWL & REPTILE REHAB
Hope and Dr. Barry visit a Florida rehab where they tend to a brown pelican, a gopher tortoise and a baby alligator.
LATE SUMMER STORIES
As summer comes to a close, rehabbing seals need to be moved to new enclosures, and a trio of birds may be ready for release.
Hope's team rescues a bald eagle that can't fly and rehabilitates an injured red-tailed hawk.
GRIN AND BEAR IT
Hope welcomes a bear to the Rehab for the first time, but will she be allowed to rehabilitate it?