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“Biggest & Baddest” debuts on Nat Geo Wild

Nat Geo Wild has acquired Biggest & Baddest (pictured) and set a June airdate for the animal conservation series starring explorer and biologist Niall McCann.
April 20, 2015

Nat Geo Wild has acquired Biggest & Baddest (pictured) and set a June airdate for the animal conservation series starring explorer and biologist Niall McCann.

Biggest & Baddest will air on the U.S. network on June 5 at 8 p.m. EST/PST.

In the series, McCann tracks down predators including the royal Bengal tiger, giant anacondas and saltwater crocodiles, travelling to Venezuela, Nepal and Australia to learn more about their behavior and habitat.

The series has also aired on Animal Planet in Canada and Eden HD in the UK.

Biggest & Baddest is exec produced by Peter von Puttkamer for Gryphon Productions, and Nat Geo Wild’s Janet Han Vissering, SVP of development and production, and Geoff Daniels, executive VP and GM of Nat Geo Wild.

 

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