60 Minutes “Animal Magnetism” Reports on “The Sperm Whales of Dominica”, “Monkey Island” & “Hanging On” on May 26 2024

This Sunday 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT, “60 Minutes” will captivate audiences with a special episode titled “Animal Magnetism,” exploring the intersection of wildlife and environmental challenges. This episode features three compelling segments:

The Sperm Whales of Dominica

In this segment, Cecilia Vega ventures into the waters off Dominica, a hotspot for sperm whale populations. These majestic sea creatures face numerous threats, including noise pollution, ship strikes, and the pervasive issue of plastic waste. The feature focuses on the current state of these whales and the critical conservation efforts to safeguard them.


Monkey Island

Lesley Stahl takes viewers to Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico, commonly known as Monkey Island. Home to about 1,800 rhesus macaque monkeys, this island serves as a vital research hub for understanding genetic similarities between the monkeys and humans. Stahl explores a study assessing the impact of environmental crises on the monkeys, shedding light on broader implications for survival in the face of climate change.

Hanging On

Sharyn Alfonsi reports from Costa Rica on one of nature’s most intriguing survivors: the sloth. Known for their slow movements, sloths have thrived for millions of years. This segment delves into the sloths’ unique survival strategies and the emerging threats they face from climate change.


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