Animal Planet enlists Aardman Animations


Animal Planet has commissioned Aardman Animations ("Wallace & Gromit," "Chicken Run") to produce a humorous series of 11 shorts (20-40 seconds long) focusing on celebrating and protecting the environment and animal habitats.

The series, dubbed "Animals Save the Planet," feature tips from animals on how to live an eco-friendly lifestyle. The shorts will roll out on the network in March in more than 200 million homes across the U.S., U.K., Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.