Animal Planet is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Discovery Communications. Originally focused on more educationally-based television shows, the network has featured more reality programming since 2008. It is available throughout the United States, as well as in over 70 countries around the world. Country-specific versions of the channel have been created in Canada, India, Japan, Taiwan and other countries.
In the Season 2 premiere, a nuisance alligator gets too close for comfort; illegal fishing leads to multiple citations; a suburban squirrel hunter is caught trespassing; and wardens race to free and injured deer.