Radiolab is an innovative public radio show produced by WNYC and distributed by NPR, hosted by Jad Abumrad and public radio veteran Robert Krulwich. They approach subjects broadly related to science, and explore them with sound-rich documentaries (Jad is also a composer, and you can hear it in Radiolab's delicate mixes).
Another story about parasites. When Jasper Lawrence learned that hookworms might lessen the effects of his allergies, he set out on a unique mission: To travel to West Africa and purposefully become infected with the parasite.
Lucy was a chimpanzee raised in captivity, who adopted a surprising number of human traits. But this proved problematic—in quite unexpected ways—when her adoptive human parents decided that Lucy should be released in the wild.