‘BORN To Be Wild’ has won various awards as best educational program and as best environment-oriented program. It started in 2007 hosted by vet and animal lover Dr. Ferdz Recio with Kiko Rustia. Kiko has since been replaced by Dr. Nielsen Donato (since 2012) and the show has garnered its own share of loyal followers as the country’s most toprated travel documentary and wildlife show.
Since the lockdown, the show has been showing only replays, but starting this Sunday, they will now come up with fresh new episodes. For its comeback episode, Doc Nielsen, will come to the rescue of a cloud rat trapped in the rooftops of some residents in Tanay, Rizal. Doc Nielsen will help the cloud rat return to its natural habitat in the jungle of the Sierra Madre mountains.
As for Doc Ferdz, he will visit a sea turtle marine sanctuary in Iloilo. He and his team will now see if a turtle they have rescued before is now well enough to be returned to the ocean where it thrives.
Doc Ferdinand Recio has his own legion of fans. He has 20 years of experience as a veterinary specialist and has his own wellness center for animals in Victoria Towers, Timog Avenue, QC. Animal lovers praise him for his friendliness and for explaining the health issues of their pets satisfactorily. Don’t miss the new episode of “Born to be Wild” this Sunday on GMA-7, right after Drew Arellano’s “AHA!”