Wild at Heart

Series

Wild at Heart

A British veterinarian and his family relocate to the South African bush to open a nature preserve.

Genres

Documentary, Drama, drama & soaps, nature

Cast

Gary Lawson, Siyabonga Melongisi Shibe, Martinus Van Der Berg, Deon Stewardson, Stephen Tompkinson, Dawn Steele, Bushi Lurayi, Nomsa Xaba, Luke Ward-Wilkinson, Lucy-Jo Hudson, Rafaella Hutchinson, Juliet Mills, Hayley Mills, Amanda Holden

Rating

Rating not available

Year

2006

In this episode...
Danny and Evan discover a sick hippo while on the run. They trace her illness to a local farm and risk discovery in order to save her. Rosie meets Vanessa, the glamorous new owner of Mara, who needs help with a sick lioness. Rosie's only option is to act illegally to save the animal - but in doing so she risks not only her future but that of the animal hospital too.
In this episode...
Rosie meets Vanessa, the glamorous new owner of Mara, who needs help with a sick lioness. Rosie's only option is to act illegally to save the animal - but in doing so she risks not only her future but that of the animal hospital too.
In this episode...
Danny is drafted in to help with an outbreak of rabies. As the disease spreads up the food chain, Danny falls out with Alice, the feisty British vet sent to work with him. When baby elephant Tula is attacked, Danny has to decide whether he can trust Alice's judgement.
In this episode...
Max and Rosie finally make it down the aisle, but their happiness may not last. Du Plessis is devastated when Caroline tells him she will not be returning to Africa. Baby elephant Tula is unwell, and a rogue elephant at Mara leads Fatani to a revelation about his life.
In this episode...
When Danny and Alice rescue a vicious but endangered wild dog, the family are shocked when the expert who arrives to examine it is Alice's ex, Terry. He persuades Alice to give their relationship another go - and Danny realises he's got to put his feelings on the line or risk losing her for good.
In this episode...
Du Plessis drops a bombshell when he announces he is going to England to live with Caroline and won't be returning. Rosie investigates the plight of an agoraphobic lion and uncovers a shocking case of animal cruelty - but just how far is she prepared to go to save the animals?
In this episode...
When Georgina brands Du Plessis as South Africa's version of Crocodile Dundee, his new-found fame goes to his head and puts an animal's welfare in jeopardy. A young man who tells Danny that a lioness at Leopard's Den is his pet goes to extreme lengths to get what he wants.
In this episode...
Danny and Alice's relationship reaches rock bottom when they have a blazing row at an animal auction. Alice is devastated when she realises she has pushed Danny straight into Vanessa's arms. And when a storm hits Leopard's Den, it looks like Alice might never get to tell Danny how she really feels.
In this episode...
In the aftermath of the storm, Alice makes a difficult decision and leaves a badly injured and unconscious Danny alone in the bush to try to get help. She succeeds in making it back to Mara, where she informs the others of Danny's plight, and a search mission is put together as day breaks. Meanwhile in the bush, Danny is alone, desperate for water, and vulnerable.
In this episode...
In the aftermath of the storm, some animals are found roaming free in town thanks to the destruction of several of the reserve's fences. Danny and Alice soon realise that their romance has forever soured links with Vanessa and Mara, when Fatani steals some vital medicine to help a sick elephant calf, and a vengeful Vanessa fires him. Meanwhile, Georgina organises the Family Day Festival, and Du Plessis is delighted by the arrival of a surprise guest.