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  • AN ANIMAL SAVED MY LIFE

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Explore the great lengths to which animals will go to save human beings. These emotional and awe-inspiring stories feature a host of animals - domestic and wild - who have come to the aid of humans when they are most in need of it. See rescue tales with a difference in An Animal Saved My Life - as we prove it is more than the dog that is man's best friend.

 

EPISODE GUIDE

  • An Animal Saved My Life: The Dog That Battled The Bear
    The story of how a Canadian dog-sled racer survived an attack by a bear thanks to one of his huskies. Why the husky put its life at risk?
  • An Animal Saved My Life: The Dolphins That Saved The Surfer
    A re-creation of how a pod of dolphins saved a surfer by creating a circle of safety around him, protecting him from a Great White shark.
  • An Animal Saved My Life: The Gorilla That Saved The Boy
    A silverback gorilla stood against other members of its clan to protect a boy who had fallen 12 feet onto the concrete floor of a zoo enclosure.
  • An Animal Saved My Life: The Elephant That Saved The Girl
    Find out how a British girl escaped the devastating Boxing Day 2004 tsunami thanks to her close friendship with a Thai elephant.
  • An Animal Saved My Life: The Pig That Called For Help
    These emotional and awe-inspiring tales feature a host of animals who have come to the aid of humans when they are most in need of it.
  • An Animal Saved My Life: The Dog That Gave First Aid
    These emotional and awe-inspiring tales feature a host of animals who have come to the aid of humans when they are most in need of it.
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    Gorilla

    See gorilla protect a young boy who had fallen into a zoo enclosure.

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