TCA '09: Animal Planet Prepares to Walk the Lion

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At the Television Critics Association winter meeting in Los Angeles, Animal Planet highlighted Walk the Lion, its new series featuring David Salmoni, the network's resident large-predator-expert zoologist. Salmoni spent six months alone among an aggressive pride of "problem lions" that don't trust human beings. Animal Planet is also premiering the new docu-drama Jockeys on Feb. 6 at 9 p.m.