SECRETS OF THE ZOO gives unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to one of the nation's largest and most popular zoos? The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. With 2,000 employees, 10,000 animals, 6,000 veterinary cases and more than 100 animal births each year, SECRETS OF THE ZOO tells the dramatic, heartwarming and often hilarious stories of the wildlife? and wild people, that it takes to create a loving and healthy landscape for the animals and animal lovers alike.
Secrets of the Zoo: A Serval Star Is Born
A silverback Gorilla named Oliver gets his annual exam, and baby pronghorns meet their adult roommates for the first time. Keepers try to figure out why Gobi the Bactrian Camel has been mysteriously gaining weight, and a Serval cat named Kenya gets stage fright when she performs in Jungle Jack Hanna's anniversary show.
Secrets of the Zoo: Baa-Baa-Bad Teeth
Secrets of the Zoo: Baby Elephant Watch
Secrets of the Zoo: Baby Watch
Everyone at the zoo is waiting for the big event; the birth Zuri the giraffe's baby. It will be the first giraffe birth at the Columbus Zoo in more than twenty years. But Zuri isn't the only animal resident in need of the zoo's attention, there are 800 pound Przewalski horses that need a pedicure and group, a beloved cheetah name Emmett whose running days might be over, and a bunch of rambunctious penguins who need to get their annual exam, but the keepers will need to catch them first.
Secrets of the Zoo: Later, Gator!
Heidi Rose, a sloth bear brought in from Europe, shows signs of a limp, but Priya and the team discover her lungs are in even worse condition. Girl, the alligator, breaks out of her restraints during her annual exam. Gouda the loris is pregnant, so now it's up to her keepers to pick the perfect "cheesy" baby name. At the Wilds, the team races to cool down an African painted dog who overheats during a lengthy procedure.
Secrets of the Zoo: Polar Bear Express
An orphaned 600 pound-manatee named Agua has been at the Columbus zoo for years, but now it's time for her to join her cousins in the wild off the coast of Florida. A polar bear named Lee becomes the zoo's newest resident, and an Oryx Antelope named Ruth needs an emergency mani-pedi.
Secrets of the Zoo: Febreze, Please
Secrets of the Zoo: Polar Bear Palooza
The staff throws a polar bear "bon voyage" party celebrating their polar bears Neva and Amelia Gray before they head off to the Maryland Zoo. Priya gets to work with her husband Ramon on a zebra shark exam. Brie the kangaroo visits the dentist, and an unlikely friendship is formed at the Wilds between Albert the baby takin and Elmur Fudd the baby camel.
Secrets of the Zoo: Otter-Ly Ridiculous
Unga, a special bonobo who has overcome a stroke, gives the vet team a scare on the way to her annual exam. Yin and Yang, two Asian small clawed otters show off their x-ray training skills. Raymer, an elderly Bactrian deer, appears skinny and frail, prompting a field procedure at the Wilds, and Ginger, a 41-year-old white-naped crane keeps on defying the odds.