Tears and terror as straight ‘A’ students from the cream of UK vet schools step up to the life and death challenges of being a wildlife vet. Pinning down animals barely under sedation with claws and teeth that could rip them to sheds, welcome to one of the toughest vet schools in the world.
Sixteen British vet students face a terrifying challenge. Charlotte has never even seen a lion and now has to operate on one; Thom has a stand-off with a very angry zebra. Learning to be a wildlife vet is about to get even tougher.
The rhino is being poached to extinction. At one of the toughest vet schools in the world 16 British vet students learn what it takes to be a wildlife vet and what they can do in the fight to save the rhino.
A mother and baby giraffe have to be moved to another game reserve, but first they have to be caught. Sixteen British vet students experience the triumph and trials of being a wildlife vet.
In the wilds of South Africa, UK vet students Thom, Nadia and Natalie, are learning to expect the unexpected when a procedure to capture and remove Oryx doesn’t go to plan.
TV vet Steve Leonard is pushed to the limit as he is left in charge of 16 students and a hall full of barking dogs. And Nadia gets another chance to act as team leader.
Thom and Camilla come up against big problems when it looks like their captured lion is in trouble. The students deal with black rhino which can be incredibly ferocious.
While relocating some hartebeest, Hannah's team are faced with a potentially serious situation when the temperature of one of the anesthetised creatures keeps rising.
The students are at the neighbouring Shamwari Game Reserve preparing to capture a herd of eland and a breeding pair of giraffes, but not everything goes to plan.
The students have to capture a zebra and all seems to be going well until the animal's heartbeat leaps dramatically - can they get things back on course?
Newly qualified vet Sam from Cambridge University is team leader responsible for darting and moving two buffalo - so Will and Steve want to see how he shapes up under pressure.