tv Action News Weekend ABC July 26, 2014 9:00am-10:01am EDT
at the dark clouds. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: it is messing up my saturday. >> it's messing up everybody's saturday. >> reporter: it's going to be short-lived, once it's out of here it will be sun and clouds. the jersey doing all right this morning, you're waking up to mostly cloudy skies with a few peeks of sunshine here and there. as you flip it over to storm tracker 6 live double scan you can see the batch of moisture that's pushing through. philadelphia it's knocking on the door right now. you can see the heavier cells west of the city indicated by the yellows organs and reds -- oranges, and reds. we'll zoom into that area. the heaviest is pushing through phoenixville and jenkintown and willow grove in the next half-hour or so. all this activity is pushing
east 20 miles per hour. day planner does not look like a bad day. once we get past this, it's a combination of sun and clouds. 9:00 a.m., 73 degrees, noon, 83. 3:00 p.m., 86 degrees. the normal is 87. it's tomorrow we have to watch the ray darls closely. this morning -- radars closely. tomorrow right we see the heavir showers. damaging winds and hail and downpours the possibility, when i come back we'll have more on the big cool down. police are looking for the drivers of a hit-and-run in philadelphia. this is where the child died doing a good deed. dann cuellar talked to family and friends understandably
stunned. >> you have to turn yourself in. >> that's my son you took him away from me. turn himself in. >> reporter: the emotional plea from the sister's mother, and the father of joseph reid one of three children killed in the horrific crash. >> it's unspeakable, especially when we're talking about kids and adults that were trying to do good. >> reporter: the happened at germantown and allegheny. the three children were helping thelma brown sell fruit to raise money for their parish. suddenly the toyota for runner suv that was carjacked blew a tire that was trying to make a turn at a high rate of speed. >> i heard this loud engine
roar and i ran over to my left side without looking, the van came up and hit the back presence. the car crashed into the fruit stand before crashing into a grove of trees on the far end. >> i saw the kids on the ground and everything, a woman on the ground crying, her cloths ripped off them. >> reporter: police say the began at cumberland when a realtor was getting back in her car. two men approached her with gun that forced her in the car and took control. they lost control of the vehicle, miss williams fight for her life, while mills brown was up-- miss brown was upgraded to stable. the city is asking for the public's help to catch the two men responsible, a black male and hispanic male both in their
20s. >> the mayor is heart broken, but would like the public to stand up and speak up. >> reporter: the realtor is in stable, but critical condition this morning. authorities are combing through surveillance footage to find pictures to identify the men responsible. and, again, a 110,000-dollar reward is being offered for their conviction. >> stay with "action news" as we follow this story around the clock. we have photos and video of what we learned about the victim. we'll post updates as the story develops. the brother of the deadly hospital shooting in delaware county spoke exclusively to "action news." dennis hunt spoke loveingly about his sister's teresa. investigators say richard plotts who suffers from mental illness was angry the hospital posted
signs it was gun free. he pulled his weapon and shot his case worker hunt in the head and turned the gun on dr. lee silverman, his intended target. he suffered a graze wound, but pulled his own gun and shot platts multiple times. dennis hunt doesn't understand why his sister was shot especially after a nun from mercy fitzgerald told him this. >> she said she's done so much for me, i owe her so much. it makes it all the harder. >> hunt said his younger sister was one of nine siblings, they loomed large in the family. they called her mother trees is a. >> -- teresa. someone who was strong and stands up for what she believes in and good hearted. chad perdelli will have
more on the investigation into the shooting coming up at 9:30. >> new at 9:00 a.m., penn state's new athletic director is expected to be announced. eric barren is holding a press conference at noon at beaver stadium. dave joyner announced he'll be leaving august 1. he helped the school rebound after the sandusky scandal. he highlander -- he hired two coachts and kept the school program afloat. the eagles will host their first practice, this practice is at the nova care complex and closed to the public. the eagles in season two under chip kelly are coming off that stinging loss to the saints in the playoffs, lesean jackson was left go in the off season, jamie apody asked nick foles
about growing as a quarterback. >> i don't think about last year, i know i've said it a lot, amnesia, having a short memory, i never think about it. >> i'm coming back, another year familiar with offense, so we're going to be okay. >> jeremy maclin coming off a knee injury and confident in the post desean season. getting a bird's eye view of the link, eagles open the preseason against the bears you can watch it friday august 8, 8:00 p.m. 6abc is your officials eagles station. new this morning a woman escaped a fire that destroyed her home. "action news" was on the scene
at east ontario street in the kensington section of the city. when firefighters arrived flames were shooting from the first floor of the row home. the woman is expected to be okay. no word on what sparked the blaze. the state department closed the u.s. embassies in libya and evacuated american staffers. all staffers are safely in tunisia. this marks the second time in a little more than three years that washington has closed the embassy in libya. >> a 12 hour humanitarian cease-fire between israel and hamas continues this morning. residents are using the cease-fire to stock up on supplies and survey the devastation. 900 palestinians mostly civilians and 40 israelis have
been killed in the past 18 days of fighting. both sides agreed to the cease-fire after secretary of state failed to broker a week-long truce as a first step toward a broader he deal. going nowhere fast, travelers wait days for their flight to get off the ground. >> the link new-can't miss features. >> reporter: it's going to feel like football
>> sky6 live hd taking a live look now at penns landing you can see the clouds lingering, 89:12, 72 degrees outside right now. there are showers across the area. >> reporter: doesn't look too good out there right now. >> no. >> reporter: we will see sunshine before the day is threw. let's get you -- through, let's get you back outside, we're looking at the peco building. we have showers west of philadelphia marching east at 25 miles per hour. once this batch of moisture pulls through, the rest of the day should be dry with a combination of sun and clouds, and gradual increase in humidity. dewpoint is 62. it feels slightly humid. wind out of the south at 6.
pressure reading holding steady at 30 inches. 73 in millville. 72 in wilmington. trenton, 71. poconos up to 66. you were down in the mid 50s though. lancaster, 67. sea isle city, 74. here's storm tracker 6 live double scan we have a couple of showers pushing east, one riding the pennsylvania turnpike. a heavy shower and thunderstorm down here to the south getting ready to push into northern portions of kent county. that's where we're seeing lightning strikes we're picking up anywhere from 5 to 10 lightning strikes at 15 increments to the south. we're picking up scattered showers and heavy downpours being reported now. king of prussia, the turnpike ponding on the roadway. radnor reporting moderate rain. the wind in malvern, as well. heavy weather pushing out the glen mills in media.
it's pushing east and into the airport and over the delaware valley here within the next half-hour, and again, after that, looks like the rest of the day should be already with a combination of sun and clouds. once we get through this original batch, the day is not that bad. slight chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm. it's only a 20% channels. the main activity is focused on sunday. the frontal systems shift over the delaware valley. that will trigger heavy thunderstorms, spc, storm prediction center has the entire area in a slight risk of severe weather. there's a thunderstorm threat for monday, as will, at least during the morning hours. the reinforcing cold front kicks that out of here and cold front comes through with a canadian high pressure system behind it. wait until you see what it does to our temperatures tuesday and beyond. sun and clouds after the morning
showers pull through. this evening, more sun than clouds. maybe a pop-up shower, 20% this afternoon. overnight tonight we'll cloud up, there's a chance of shower or thunderstorm after midnight. as we get into sunday, someone asked me on twitter when are the storms moving in? it's difficult to say, because they could develop at any point in time. this model has the showers in the morning and refiring in the afternoon. it's not going to be a washout of a day. but at any point in time there could be pop you are showers or thunderstorms. some of the storms could be severe with strong gusty winds and power outages, there's a low chance of that, large hail, moderate threat, and isolated tornado, low chance of that. jersey shore, you'll seep the
clouds increase, mostly cloudy skies this morning giving way to combination of sun and clouds later this afternoon, 82 on the sand, 85 tomorrow, turning more humid, again, couple of thunderstorms around even the jersey shore some of the storms could be strong to severe. sun and clouds in philadelphia, increasing humidity, 86 degrees, after the morning showers pull through, overnight tonight, mostly cloudy, a couple of thunderstorms around after midnight. 65 in the outlying suburbs, 72 center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 86 degrees we're up to 88 tomorrow with the humidity it's going to feel like the low 90s. monday maybe a morning shower or thunderstorm. 86 degrees turning breezy in the afternoon, as a cold front slides through, look at tuesday, a refreshing 80. most of the region stays in the upper 70s. wednesday, thursday and friday, sunny and pleasant in the low 80s. >> i remember trying to remember what 80 feels like. >> reporter: you'll notice.
it feels great. >> a flight at los angeles international airport left travelers stranded for days. the netherlands flight was trying to depart for london, and technical problems were discovered and it finally departed yesterday afternoon. a flight was turned back over u.s. coming from canada, because of a passenger. and then police stormed the plane in toronto. flight 772 was turned around over west virginia as i want was bound for panama industry. an agitated passenger directly threatened the aircraft. police charged the man with uttering threats and endangering
groom police in south jersey have made an arrest in the murder of a woman, kevin ambrose was arrested by u.s. marshals in atlantic city, he was accused of killing jennifer bonco. a pizza delivery man discovered her body alongside a road in winslow township. a philadelphia police officer once criticized helped save three people from a fire. jonathan josie jumped into action he was in the area on a police matter and called it in and ran to alert the people inside. >> he observed what he was going on, kicked in the front door, alerted the occupants to
get out. >> if he hadn't been on the job, i don't think they would have survived. >> reporter: lieutenant josey took a man into custody at the scene, police have not charged him yet as they investigate whether there was a firebombing, as for josie you may remember he was once fired from the police force after he was scene striking a woman after the puerto rican day parade in september 2011. he was eight quitted -- acquitted of assault and got his job back. american red cross is urgently asking for donation. right now blood banks are 80,000 points short and won't make it through the summer. organizers are asking folks torched a local blood drive and donate. two more donors per drive would get them through the crunch. a three day summer music festival continues, the exponential musikfest val has 30
artests. gates open at wiggins park at 11:30. gate at the susquehanna bank center opens at 6:30 opponent. the festival continues tomorrow. this is a ticketed event. back to phillies training camp and phillies gm talks about ryan howard's future with the phils. chris sowers is tracking storms in our area. don't forget you can get "action news" and accuweather anytime with our 6abc news app. it's free at the apple and google app stores.
>> good morning, sky6 live hd taking a live look at philadelphia international for us this morning. 9:25, 72 degrees, you can see those dark clouds sitting at the top of your screen. there are some heavy showers in parts of our area, meteorologist chris sowers will have a full look at the accuweather forecast in just a few minutes. the phillies general manager is making it clear that ryan howard's days in philadelphia are not numbered. jeff skeverski has that and more on eagles camp. >> reporter: ryan howard benched again last night. is this just a break or are the phillies trying to break time with him howard has been given zero indication that the phils are going to trade him. reuben amaro said he expects howard to be on the roster as the first baseman.
he talked about what he called a mental break and breaking out of the slump. the team has not talked about getting rid of him. >> of course he was a future with us, i don't know where people are coming up with him not having a future with us. this is about giving ryan kind of a break and getting him back on track. >> no, it doesn't feel like christmas for howard and the phils right now. up 6-0 on arizona in the 6th oh, no, a grand slam, it's a 2-run lead. in the 7th diamondbacks with the bases loaded. he gets out of it. the feelings have rubbed off on dom brown, bottom 7, brown puts it away. the two run homer. phillies win 9-5. it is their second straight.
chip kelly took eagles from worst to first. what's next for the nfc east champs. mccoy rolls up into camp in a rolls royce. the leading rusher in the nfl will be a huge part of the offense, but in the drivers seat nick foles whole take to the field as the starter for the first time in camp. nick foles threw 27 touchdowns and two interceptions, he said that doesn't mean he has a sense of intiermt now that's the -- entitlement, now that's the man. >> tomorrow is not guaranteed anything, i have to work today, when i play i want to be better, i don't want to be the same, i want to keep progressing. >> and foles will get a chance
to progress when they take to the field today. >> there's much more to come on "action news" including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> reporter: i'm david murphy and this whyatt, a coon hound puppy who who as broken leg, bun the mend. we'll have more on his story on "action news." >> in pennsylvania there's leadership at a very special school. lisa thomas-laurey explains why the job has special meaning. plus a check of the accuweather forecast
have you seen tom corbett's negative ad with this
actress. it's just not true. and more of the same from corbett. tom wolf's company is headquartered and files taxes right here in pennsylvania. and it's tom wolf who'll be the governor we need. he'll make the gas companies pay up to fund our schools. build a 21st century infrastructure. and restore manufacturing for the jobs we need today. take a look at his plan for yourself. tom wolf. a fresh start for pennsylvania.
>> right now on "action news," storm tracker 6 live double scan live shows heavy showers push you go through parts of the area. let's head outside to chris sowers where the rain has started on our city avenue location. >> reporter: actually it's pouring. i think this puts an end to the weekend winning streak we've been seeing for two months now. let's go back over to storm tracker 6 live double scan. we have a couple of heavier showers pushing through the delaware valley this morning, as you can see indicated by the yellows, organs and reds. we have a heavy cell over the city and northern kent county. we'll zoom into the one over the city. king of prussia it's coming down at a pretty good clip. moving into the jenkintown,
moving east along the pennsylvania turnpike. frankford will see heavier downpours briefly. it will across the over the delaware river into cherry hill in the next half-hour or so. once we get past this shower activity, most of the day actually looks okay with clouds giving way to sunshine. we'll say morning showers, 735 degrees right now. lunchtime, 82 degrees, skies beginning to brighten up at that point. 5:00 p.m., not too bad, combination of sun and clouds, gradual increase in humidity, temperatures around 83 degrees coming off a high of 86. if you're planning on hitting the shore, you'll have to deal with showers over the next couple of hours, and a lot of cloud cover, but down there, as well, it will clear out for sunshine before the day is out. 82 in cape may.
philadelphia, 86 and wilmington. tomorrow is the day we have to watch closely. these are showers that are pushing through. of tomorrow it turns into heavy thunderstorms. the storm prediction center says we could have drenching winds and -- drenching downpours, gusty winds and cloud to ground lightning. eva. >> a brother is remembering his sister who lost her life at a delaware county rampage. >> i am kind of angry at the gentleman who did this. >> reporter: dennis hunt's sister teresa was shot by
richard plots. >> shuffles someone who stands up -- she was someone who stands you mean for what she believes in. and good hearted. these are crime scene photos of the bloody aftermath, a broken window shattered by at least ten shots fired in a small psychiatric office at mercy fitzgerald. investigators say plotts who suffers from metal illness was angry because of signs that said the hospital was gun free. he pulled a gun on his case worker and shot her in the head and turned to shoot his dr. his intended target. dr. lee sillerman shot him. >> when you come with bullets in your pocket and a revolver in
your waistband your intent to reload. >> reporter: dr. silverman prevented carnage. >> the doctor was actually armed, at what it was incredible. >> reporter: after they searched the suspect's apartment, more gunnels were found. -- more guns were found. he doesn't understand why his sister was shot, especially after this. >> the nun said i owe her so much. it makes it all the harder. >> reporter: dennis hunt said there will be a memorial service locally for his sister in the coming day, she'll be buried in northern pennsylvania at a family plot. in darby, channel 6 "action news." >> there's no sign of the carjackers who killed three children in a hit-and-run crash. philadelphia police are scouring surveillance video hoping it offers clues.
a memorial is growing at allegheny and germantown avenue in tioga where the children died right in front of their mother. a carjacked suv blew a tire and plowed into the fruit stand. it is carjacker took off leave the kids to dry. the mother's sister made a plea. >> they need to come forward, maybe they know something, somebody might know something, whatever happened out here today, whoever did it, i don't know, i don't know what to say right now. whoever did it, they need to turn themselves in. >> a 110,000-dollar reward is posted for the arrest and conviction of the car jack son.
the vatican tells "action news" there is no official confirmation that the pope will visit the world family conference. the vatican and the philadelphia archdiocese says there's no such confirmation, archbishop chaput was compressing his hope that the pope would attend. a new app tells the story when jersey town recovers from super-storm sandy. the boardwalk app for sandy launched last week. the boardwalk was heavily damaged by sandy and later by fire. the app was created by a group of radio producers. the eagles are back in training camp in south philadelphia, but there's also excitement inside the link with upgrades for fans.
welcome back the link is waiting for you. >> it's our home and it is philadelphia's home. >> reporter: there are some new things to look for when you head to lincoln financial field, first up, one you can't miss, 2hd video boards in each endzone and brand new led ribbon boards. >> the drama of the led boards and video boards at night is completely different. >> reporter: if you want to go to the game there's more room. the eagles have added 1600 seat, the club and suites got an off season make jo -- makeover. >> you hope they are as excited about it as you are, i think they will be. >> there's a tech to your to keep track of your fantasy
stats. our training camp coverage continues all week. they named a new leader at the hershey school, lisa thomas-laurey profiles the new president of the school. >> reporter: this week, he returned to the childhood home. >> the closer we approached hershey, i understood i would not have the opportunity to see my mom everyday. >> it was sad enough when my two brothers went. but pete was the young one. >> reporter: pete was the youngest of three boys and five girls. when his father died his mother new he would have a better
opportunity at the school than at home. >> he said to me, some day i want to be president of this school. i never forget it. i thought he was dreaming at the time. >> reporter: you but pete wasn't dreaming. he believed in the school's one had under year mission to educate children in financial need to lead productive lives. >> this is a picture of my senior year when i was student body president. >> reporter: pete went on to hold many jobs at hershey director of enrollment. as ant to the president. -- assistant to the president, vice president. his experience has inspired him to share his beginnings to high-akieving seniors in philadelphia. >> he is there to support you. >> he is been there all his life, the milt. >> reporter: he owes it all to his mom who lives in hershey.
>> ultimately it turns out to be the best decision she ever made on my behalf. >> he takes the helm of the milton hershey school on august 1. lisa thomas-laurey channel 6 "action news." >> our "shelter me rescue of the week" profile is next on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. children in south jersey make a special birthday gift for a boy in the fight for his life. chris sowers is tracking heavy showers in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" returns what can i get you?
[customer] oh, sorry. i was daydreaming. [server] dreaming about your wedding, huh? [customer] yes! actually. [server] with a big ice sculpture and a string quartet? [violins playing] [customer] yeah. how'd you know? [server] you've got the new instant game from pennsylvania lottery. [customer] yeah. $1 million golden ticket, with 5 top prizes of 1 million bucks. [narrorator] want to see your dreams come to life? you could scratch your way to instant winning today. the pennsylvania lottery.
>> heavy showers pushing through parts of the area right now. don't worry it's not going to last all day. >> reporter: maybe another hour, that's about it. the rest of the day is actually okay. let's get you outside, this is the view of city avenue where we had a heavier downpour 15 minutes ago, we're seeing the lighter rains push through. it's a slow go this morning, but we're expecting improving conditions. 75 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 62. humidity has come up a little bit. winds out of the south/southwest at 6 miles per hour. pressure reading 30.01 inches it's starting to close. 72 in dover, in atlantic city, 76. you're leading the pack right now, as we've been seeing most weekends, the sea breeze will kick in later on, reading, 67
and allentown 68 the poconos 66. you'll get a rumble. thunder down here at the bottom of your screen that's northern kent county. we'll have showers pushing west to east. we'll zoom into the one pushing through northeast philadelphia and jenkintown and willow grove. all this getting ready to push over the delaware river into portions of south jersey, haddonfield and cherry hill in the next 20 minutes or so. there's another cell pushing out of kent county into bayside and bridgeton and out to the east. i don't want expect it to last much longer. once this pushes through. there's light at the end of tunnel. pittsburgh has bright, sunny conditions, by lunchtime we'll start to see the skies brighten up a little bit. later this afternoon looks like
nothing more than a combination of sun and clouds. it's not a washout even though your seeing the showers out there this morning. the model shows more clouds than sun. later this afternoon, more sun than clouds. overnight tonight, clouding back up. firchg tomorrow morning -- first thing tomorrow morning, the model is showing heavy thunderstorms across southern new jersey. 4:30 p.m. you could see heavier weather, northern chester county and more cells down here towards the south. storm prediction center has the entire viewing area in a slight risk for severe weather. the main concern would be damaging winds. we could see winds in excess of miles per hour. hail possible with some of the storms, drenching downpours, the humidity levels will increase overnight tonight you'll notice that. at the jersey shore, sun and clouds on the beach. 82 degrees, humid for tomorrow, numerous thunderstorms around,
but, again, sunday is not a wash either. keep an eye to the sky, 85 degrees on the sand tomorrow. more specifically on the beach, winds out of the south, southwest, 2 to 3-foot waves. uv index on the moderate side. combination of sun and clouds this afternoon, increasing humidity, winds out of the southwest at 5 to 10 miles per hour. overnight tonight, thunderstorms around mainly after midnight. 65 degrees outlying suburbs, 72 center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 88 degrees for tomorrow, watch out for that heavy thunderstorm. maybe a morning shower on monday, breezy by afternoon, but it's a cool canadian breeze. look what it does to the numbers, 80 degrees tuesday, very refreshing. wednesday looking good, thursday and friday, high temperatures each and everyday barely getting into the low 80s and come tuesday i wouldn't be surprised
if some locations stay in the 70s. this is the hottest part of the year for us and we're seeing usually cool temperatures in the forecast. maybe it's a sign of things to come. >> you love snow. >> reporter: i love fall it's a good time of year. >> this week on "shelter me rescue of the week," david murphy focuses on a group that helps animals with special needs. here's a look at the buddy foundation. >> in the 6 years in our existence we've rescued hundreds of animals. >> reporter: barbara smith founded the rescue their dog buddy. >> felt there were animals that needed that safety net. we're focusing on them one at a time, because they are special needs they take focus and resource and time.
>> reporter: because they come with unique challenges, the rewards are satisfying. >> there's a change for the people who adopt these animals that welcome them into their home. >> reporter: bell is a buck skin and dixie a palamino. >> we hope to find a home or sanctuary where they can live their lives out together. >> reporter: izzie is working on her attitude. >> she is a sweet dog, you have to be careful when you introduce new things and strangers. >> reporter: jake is a lab husky mix who is jaw was fused shut. >> he could not eat well, or pant. now his jaw opens normally and he will lead a normal life. >> reporter: this is whyatt a coon hound puppy who is recovering from broken leg, if
>> a heads up for drivers, the ben franklin bridge will shut down for the 27 the annual irish pub tour de shore all proceeds benefit the irish pub children's foundation. >> money goes to children and police organizations and civilian children, but it's all for the good of children. >> you can donate online there's a link at 6abc. the ben franklin bridge will close from 7:00 to 7:45 a.m. to
allow the riders to cross safely. a boy battling cancer has a reason to smile. his -- he turned 6 yesterday. nora muchanic has his inspiring story. >> reporter: he is a precious beautiful boy, danny suffers from a incurable form. brain cancer. what he wants are birthday cards. the 279 campers of the international sports center of cherry hill. >> i feel happy i'm making his wish come true. >> i want to make a card for him, he hope he has a happy birthday. i feel bad for him. >> i want him to know he is not alone in the world, i want him to know that there are tons of
people who feel bad for him. >> reporter: the camp learned of his wish last week on on our 6abc website. >> cards are being sent from afghanistan and australia and all over. >> reporter: danny loves the military and given a medal for bravery. his mom said the cards that have been arriving cheer him up, the campers sending simple and heartfelt messages. >> i think you're brave,. you're a brave little boy, remember don't be scared. >> reporter: doctors say children with his type of cancer rarely live past a year and half, you can understand why turning 6 is something of a milestone and something of a miracle. ♪ happy birthday d .
>> sky6 live hd taking a live look over center city, the clouds and the rain going over right now. meteorologist chris sowers is here with us, heavy showers, but they are not going to last all day. >> reporter: no, only part of the area is seeing them at this point. storm tracker 6 live double scan the main batch is over philadelphia county. jenkintown reporting moderate rain pushing east getting ready to cross over the delaware river and push into western portions of camden and burlington county. that's about it. there's another cell across extreme southern portions of salem and cumberland county. that's in the process of fizzling out. there will be a couple of showers in the city, maybe a quick downpour and combination of sun and clouds, 86 degrees,
the jersey shore you'll see sunshine later this afternoon, but there could be a shower here before lunchtime. >> jack hanna's wild countdown is next on on channel 66. "action news" is back later tonight and we'll see you tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. let's take a journey down the rabbit hole, the walnut street theater brings some of your favorite stories to life. for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm eva pilgrim. have a great saturday! try to stay dry for the next hour or so.
>> jack hanna's wild countdown is sponsored by nationwide insurance. >> hi, everybody, i'm jack hanna, coming to you from my base camp here at the columbus zoo and welcome to "wild countdown." there's a lion out here. there's a lion out here. are y'all listening to me? the only thing better than meeting wild animals is spending the night in their world. a puff adder? >> it's going straight to your tent, jack. >> today, seven stories from exotic lodges and campsites around the world. >> right in front of your tent, jack. >> i could have sat here all morning and watched the kill. and later on, don't miss my "blooper of the week." no, no, no. no, no, i feel better already. so stick around for seven sensationabu