Here’s why Animal Planet rocks: The perennially entertaining cable channel appeals equally to comedy lovers, crunchy granola types, and college stoners because it gives us humans a good look at real wildlife. Animals simply don’t act wild if they’re sleeping away their days in a small enclave of a zoo, or domesticated into submission for your personal look-at-my-crazy-pet benefit (hello, Paris Hilton’s kinkajou). They’re happiest (and therefore at their most entertaining) in the kind of setting they’d have enjoyed in their natural environs. If you want a taste of real wild animal action, switch off the telly and... More >>>