Nuclear Research in the Wild Kingdom
Season 18 | Episode 12
Perkins visits the first National Environmental Research Park near Akin, South Carolina to observe studies being conducted to help answer questions about man’s impact on the environment in this nuclear age. Alligators are outfitted with transmitter collars and released into a reservoir, which receives heated water from a nuclear reactor. Bobcats are fitted with transmitter collars and released into a special wildlife preserve near the reservoir. Later they will be rounded up and measured for contamination.