Nature: Animal Odd Couples
Wednesday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m.
Despite the odds, there are many stories of the most unlikely cross-species relationships imaginable: a goat guiding a blind horse; a doe who regularly visits her Great Dane surrogate mother. Instincts gone awry? The subject has mystified scientists for years.
Now, "Nature" investigates why animals form these special bonds. Informed by the observations of caregivers and noted scientists Temple Grandin and Marc Bekoff, the film explores what these relationships suggest about the nature of animal emotions.