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TV highlights: BBC America’s ‘The Hunt’ examines the strategies of predators and prey

By Bethonie Butler<p>Bethonie Butler<p>Reporter covering television and pop culture<p>Email Bio Follow<p><b>Angel From Hell</b> (CBS at 8 p.m.) CBS canceled this Jane Lynch comedy back in February, but the network briefly resurrects it Saturday night with back-to-back episodes that never aired.<p><b>The American West</b> …

Documentaries

As A Major Zoo Closes, 10 Reasons To Rethink The Concept

After 140 years in operation, the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina's capital plans to move almost all of its 2,500 animals to natural reserves.<p>Those animals too old or infirm to make the move will stay, but will no longer be kept on public exhibit. The zoo will become an educational eco-park where …

How the dormouse is returning to England’s hedgerows after 100 years

Moves to save the tiny woodland mammal from extinction could herald the reintroduction of larger lost species such as the wolf and sea eagle<p>More than 100 years after they were last recorded by Victorian naturalists in Yorkshire’s Wensleydale valley, rare dormice have returned to a secret woodland …

Wildlife

If Gorilla's Death Moves You, Consider Other Animals' Plights

The shooting death of Harambe, the 17-year-old western lowland gorilla, after a 3-year-old boy fell into his cage at the Cincinnati Zoo, is a tragedy in all ways.<p>Harambe delighted zoogoers, and may have meant the boy no harm.<p>The little boy's parents say they are grateful their son survived and is …

Outrage Grows After Gorilla Harambe Shot Dead at Cincinnati Zoo to Save Tot

U.S. news<p>Animal rights activists continued to protest Monday over the death of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo who was fatally shot so authorities could rescue a child who had fallen into the animal's enclosure.<p>A change.org petition called for the parents of the 3-year-old boy to be held …

Gorillas