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Wildlife Nation  >  Episode 8

Join host Jeff Corwin for a celebration of the Endangered Species Act by connecting with a few of the amazing species that have benefitted from the landmark legislation. First, Jeff helps conservationists return tiny baby sea turtles back to the ocean. Then, Jeff finds and catalogs dozens of baby crocodiles that are hiding out on a remote island in the Florida Keys. Later, Jeff travels to New England to help aid the recovery of peregrine falcons. Check out an exclusive clip below!

Black-Footed Ferret in Burrow
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The Intrepid Sea Turtle 

Our senior Florida representative reflects on her experience filming episode two and how it connects to work we do to protect the wildlife we all cherish! 


Bringing Peregrine Falcons Back from the Brink of Extinction

Defenders’ president and CEO Jamie Rappaport Clark reflects on the collaborative effort nationwide among agencies, conservation groups like ours, and wildlife research programs to help an amazing species achieve a full recovery.  

Hawksbill sea turtle
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