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Who You Gonna Call? Bare Hands Rescue!

By: Discovery

Squirrel in your fireplace? Skunk in your hot tub? Call Michael "Bare Hands" Beran! The all-new special BARE HANDS RESCUE premieres Sunday, August 22 at 10PM ET/PT on Animal Planet and discovery+.

August 18, 2021

On the all new show BARE HANDS RESCUE, Michael "Bare Hands" Beran, owner of the Wildlife Command Center, and his staff of experienced technicians, spend their days rescuing and removing wildlife from people's homes and businesses.

Best buds! Wildlife Command Center C.E.O Michael Beran holds an adopted kangaroo

Best buds! Wildlife Command Center C.E.O Michael Beran holds an adopted kangaroo

They aren’t afraid to get into the nitty-gritty to rescue raccoons, beavers, skunks, and more. When the rescue begins, you never know what wild antics will happen next, and this spunky crew wouldn’t change it for anything in the world.



What's that smell? The team is called to rescue a skunk stuck in a hot tub

What's that smell? The team is called to rescue a skunk stuck in a hot tub

Follow the Wildlife Command Center team as they travel across the country to save wildlife (by hand)! Whether it's an extremely venomous snake, a call about a coyote in a house, or the search for a skunk in a scrap yard filled with hot tubs — the team is ready to take on it all.

Throughout the episode, we'll tour the Rescue headquarters in St. Louis, which has become a rehabilitation facility and forever home for several rescued animals like Tarzan the Brazilian porcupine and Tyson the red kangaroo. There's even a pair of mischevious lemurs!



Watch out above! The team answers the call to rescue a bird from a kitchen.

Watch out above! The team answers the call to rescue a bird from a kitchen.

While this might be a wild day job, it’s just another day in paradise for Michael and his crew.

Viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #BareHandsRescue, and following Animal Planet on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok for the latest updates.

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