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I Was Prey

I Was Prey

  • Premiered: 
    July 16, 2017
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  • Network: Animal Planet
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Animal
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Plot Synopsis

Using survivor interviews and actual footage, I WAS PREY is a one-hour series that chronicles the real-life true stories of people who found themselves in life-or-death situations with a dangerous animal -- but survived to tell their tales. Each 60-minute episode features two stories, including: Erin Greene, who was walking home from a Halloween party in small arctic town when a polar bear chased her down; triathlete Chuck Anderson, who was swimming in the Gulf of Mexico when a bull shark attacked, biting his arm and pulling him to the ocean floor; Andrea Schalke, who was volunteering at an animal sanctuary when a chimpanzee escaped its enclosure and chased her down; surfer Todd Endris, who was ready to catch a wave when a great white shark knocked him off his board and attacked him; Jim Lane, who was picking blueberries alone in the Blue Ridge Mountains when a rattlesnake to the opportunity to strike; teacher Rachael Lilienthal, who was swimming in a Florida river when an alligator bit down on her arm, pulling her underwater and doesn't let go; diver Tim Saxon, who was filming underwater at the Great Barrier Reef when a Irukandji jellyfish stung him; forester George Knoll, who was working in the remote Great Bear Rainforest when a grizzly bear attacked; and more.

Other Titles

  • Previously known as: Human Prey
  • Aired in repeats as: I Was Prey: Close Encounters

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Hit+Run