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Big Animal Surgery

Wednesdays 8.30pm

Show Synopsis

The biggest animals on the planet have the most incredible anatomies. Big Animal Surgery reveals these miracles of biological design – by saving their lives on the operating table. Ground-breaking operations. Performed by the most skilled surgeons in the world.

This series captures life-or-death treatments as never before. Discover why a lion’s roar can be heard five miles away and how an elephant can go for days without sleeping. Emotionally charged stories, with each episode focused on a new animal. This is Big Animal Surgery.

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Episode 1, Series 1

Monday November 9 at 6:00am

Lion

Episode 1 | Series 1

Liz Bonnin takes us inside the dramatic world of big animal surgery. This time, she travels to a sanctuary in South Africa to witness an extraordinary operation inside the jaws of Ricci…

Episode 1, Series 1

Monday November 9 at 1:45pm

Lion

Episode 1 | Series 1

Liz Bonnin takes us inside the dramatic world of big animal surgery. This time, she travels to a sanctuary in South Africa to witness an extraordinary operation inside the jaws of Ricci…

Episode 2, Series 1

Tuesday November 10 at 6:05am

Chimpanzee

Episode 2 | Series 1

Liz Bonnin takes us inside the dramatic world of big animal surgery. This time, she travels to a sanctuary in Sierra Leone to witness a lifesaving operation on a young chimpanzee.

Episode 2, Series 1

Tuesday November 10 at 1:45pm

Chimpanzee

Episode 2 | Series 1

Liz Bonnin takes us inside the dramatic world of big animal surgery. This time, she travels to a sanctuary in Sierra Leone to witness a lifesaving operation on a young chimpanzee.

Episode 3, Series 1

Wednesday November 11 at 6:05am

Elephant

Episode 3 | Series 1

Liz Bonnin takes us inside the dramatic world of big animal surgery. This time, she travels to Tbilisi in Georgia to witness a life-saving operation on a magnificent Asian elephant…

Episode 3, Series 1

Wednesday November 11 at 1:45pm

Elephant

Episode 3 | Series 1

Liz Bonnin takes us inside the dramatic world of big animal surgery. This time, she travels to Tbilisi in Georgia to witness a life-saving operation on a magnificent Asian elephant…

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