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  • Jack Hanna's "Wild Countdown"

    Wildlife expert Jack Hanna feeds a young zebra at the Shamwari Game Reserve animal hospital in South Africa during filming for the new season of his "Wild Countdown" TV series. The show will premiere Saturday, Sept. 3, on ABC affiliates across the country.
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  • Jack Hanna's "Wild Countdown"

    Jack Hanna and his team of wildlife experts, including his wife, Suzi, put the spotlight on rare species that call South Africa's Shamwari Game Reserve home while filming for Hanna's "Wild Countdown" series.
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  • Jack Hanna's "Wild Countdown"

    Jack Hanna observes a southern white rhinoceros and scimitar-horned oryx at The Wilds, a 10,000-acre safari park and conservation center located in Cumberland, Ohio, just outside Columbus.
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  • Jack Hanna's "Wild Countdown"

    This rare Asian, one-horned rhinoceros is just one of the many endangered species visitors aboard an open-air safari can see at The Wilds. Visitors can also tour the preserve's more than 10,000 acres on horseback or by "flight seeing" on a zipline.
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  • Jack Hanna's "Wild Countdown"

    Firefly, a southern white rhinoceros from Africa, was born at The Wilds in January 2011. To learn more about the plight of the rhinoceros and what the Wilds is doing to save them, visit <a href="http://www.thewilds.org" target="external">www.thewilds.org.</a>
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  • Jack Hanna's "Wild Countdown"

    Jack Hanna and his crew interact with the wildlife at the Shamwari Game Reserve, while recording it for "Wild Countdown" viewers. Hanna is also the director of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Columbus, Ohio.
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  • Jack Hanna's "Wild Countdown"

    When not traveling the world, Hanna's home base for filming his "Wild Countdown" series is the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. There, animal handler Shawn Brehob prepares Hanna, and his slithering friend, to shoot a segment for the show.
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  • Jack Hanna's "Wild Countdown"

    In addition to favorites such as giraffes, rhinos and cheetahs, the Wilds preserve is home to unusual animals such as the takin, a goat antelope from the eastern Himalayas.
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  • Jack Hanna's "Wild Countdown"

    This giraffe calf, born Aug. 21, 2011, is just one of the many babies born at the Wilds during the summer months.
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