In May 2019, Virginia Public Media launched Untamed: Life is Wild, a 13- episode television series that offered an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the lifesaving work of the Wildlife Center of Virginia. Each 30-minute episode focused on a different species treated at the Center and featured stories, videos, and interviews with Center staff.
Season Two of Untamed began May 21 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern and concluded on August 13. The second season explores a variety of challenging wildlife issues from the perspective of a large wildlife hospital.
May 21: Episode 201: One Health
May 28: Episode 202: Wild Neighbors
June 4: Episode 203: Best of Season One: VPM’s Pledge Week Episode
June 11: Episode 204: Lead Poisoning
June 18: Episode 205: Backyard Wildlife Habitats
June 25: Episode 206: Critters Don't Need Litter
July 2: Episode 207: Wildlife Rehabilitation
July 9: Episode 208: Technology in Wildlife Medicine
July 16: Episode 209: The Case for Indoor Cats
July 23: Episode 210: Teaching the World
July 30: Episode 211: Bird Migration
August 6: Episode 212: Wildlife Research
August 13: Episode 213: After the Release
Interested in bringing Untamed to your local PBS station?
Untamed Season 1 has been made available to public television stations across the country through American Public Television. Interested viewers may contact their local public television at any time to ask if they are planning on airing Untamed; if not, feel free to request that they do!