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'Alaska State Troopers' Season 8 to Premiere Wednesday, February 11 on National Geographic Channel

For seven seasons, National Geographic Channel has embedded with the brave men and women of the Alaska State Troopers as they face treacherous rescue missions in below-freezing temperatures, high-speed pursuits on snowy stretches of highway.   Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/n9BWwKmVqsM/

'Alaska State Troopers' Season 5 to Premiere Sunday, September 5 on National Geoographic Channel

The Alaska State Troopers’ call of duty may not always be headline news. But this past spring, the death of the most storied rescue pilot in Alaska’s history and his colleague during a helicopter search and rescue mission rocked the force. //feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/ffouRS-A9pU/

'Alaska State Troopers' Rescue Moose Calf

In many regards, it's a different world in Alaska. For most Americans, the sight of a moose trapped and bellowing in the front lawn would be completely unheard of. But it's just another day at the office for the " Alaska State Troopers " (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on National Geographic). Alaska Wildlife Trooper Scott Lanier got the call, and arrived at the scene alone to see a moose calf tangled in a dog run. In the dark, and with the young animal crying out, Lanier warned the camera crew. "Just be on the lookout for a cow, 'cause I've had them charge me," he said matter-of-factly. "It's nothing for it to trample you." Moose cows can come in at 500-800 pounds, making the prospect of one charging forward interested in protecting her young a frightening thing to consider. But Lanier calmly and confidently approached the animal and grabbed the trapped leg. After some tug-of-war with the moose to pull it back far enough to loosen the cable, the trooper was able to free it and it scurried off into the woods. It's certainly a far cry from squirrels in the attic or raccoons getting into the garage. Expect the unexpected on "Alaska State Troopers" every Sunday at 9 p.m. EST on National Geographic. TV Replay scours the vast television landscape to find the most interesting, amusing, and, on a good day, amazing moments, and delivers them right to your browser. //feeds.huffingtonpost.com/~r/HP/Entertainment/~3/GJWXiysYtm4/alaska-state-troopers-rescuing-moose-calf-video_n_1256557.html