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Natural Heroes

International Animal Rescue (#208)

China Bear Rescue: Animals Asia Foundation signed an agreement with the Chinese government to free moon bears from the worst bear bile farms in China, where their bile is extracted for use in traditional medicine. Many bears now live in peace in the Animals Asia sanctuary after rescue and recovery. Love of Sloth: A sloth rescue center in Costa Rica teaches children to appreciate sloths and their forest ecosystem. As the species is pushed ever closer to the brink of extinction, this knowledge is critical. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Grade Levels
6-8, 9-12
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Social Studies
Series Length
52 episodes
Average Episode Length
26 minutes
Record Rights
unlimited for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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Series Description: Natural Heroes focuses on people making a positive difference for the environment and enhancing the world around us. Each episode of Natural Heroes is created by different independent filmmakers, making each episode quite unique. These are diverse, inspiring stories featured within an eclectic program unlike any other.

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