Secrets of The Zoo
Wednesday 18:00 CAT
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Sunday 16 May at 13:15 CAT
Run Cheetah Run (Season 1)
Sunday 16 May at 14:05 CAT
Rhino-Mite! (Season 1)
Sunday 16 May at 14:50 CAT
Stand By Your Manatee (Season 1)
A Cheetah's Greatest Race+
A cheetah fights for its life against a mysterious and debilitating illness, and an elephant is artificially inseminated.
Wolf Pup Watch+
A hidden camera captures the birth of a litter of wolves, and a tortoise baffles the vets with a mysterious illness.
Snaky, Breaky Heart+
The flamingos get their annual exam, and two adorable manatee orphans arrive at the zoo before returning to the wild.
Babies On Board+
Babies at the zoo! Meet adorable bouncy baby goats, a trio of fluffy flamingo chicks, a sweet baby gazelle, and a feisty eland calf at the Wilds.
This week at the Columbus Zoo: daredevil flying goats, adorable cheetah cubs, a cranky female tiger, a lethal king cobra and a rhino that paints!
This week at the Columbus Zoo, we meet an adorable baby Rhino, witness an amazing polar bear birth, and comfort a rare bird named Marla.
The Hissing Lynx+
Two baby white rhinos join the herd at The Wilds; a pair of red pandas have a blind date in a tree; and a super-cute tortoise baffles its doctors.Next ShowingWednesday 19 May at 18:00 CATOn National Geographic WILDNext ShowingWednesday 19 May at 20:20 CATOn National Geographic WILD
Waking The Dragon+
The zoo's penguin colony gets annual exams, and the staff holds its collective breath as a rare pangolin pregnancy unfolds at the Columbus Zoo.Next ShowingWednesday 26 May at 18:00 CATOn National Geographic WILDNext ShowingWednesday 26 May at 20:15 CATOn National Geographic WILD
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.
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.
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.
A Muntjac deer name Chowlie suffers from mysterious seizures, but the keepers will need to catch him first before they find out why. An adorable tiny Loris named Colby has an abscess dangerously close to the brain, what will a CT scan reveal? Jessie the cougar needs to see the dentist fast, and Febreze the skunk sees a heart specialist.
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.
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.
Otter Limits, The+
It takes a village to care for all the animals at the Zoo. This week, that means teaching baby otters to swim, as they become the Zoo's newest ambassadors and have their TV debut. Meanwhile Clark the Cougar's future gets brighter with some expert eye care. And a highly prized newborn Giraffe's future and well-being hinge on three key milestones: eating, peeing, and pooping. The binoculars are out, and the wait is on.
Big Bear Theory+
After a series of health mishaps, our favorite Sloth Bear Heidi Rose is ready to find a mate. Will there be a baby Heidi Rose coming soon? The Zoo vet team helps a Three Banded Armadillo named Arthur gets his groove back, and he resumes his role as one of the cutest animal ambassadors ever. We also get a behind the scenes look at how the Wilds' zoo keepers wrangle a herd of rare Onagers into the barn for their annual check-ups.
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.
This week we meet star performer Rory the Duck, whose swollen leg has kept him out of show business for way too long. Meanwhile, two representatives of endangered species, Krypto the Onager and Unga the Bonobo, are given a new lease on life under the gentle care of the zoo vets. And Zucchini the Beaver's overgrown teeth are brought down to size. We'll discover these stories and more, as we go behind the scenes at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium!
Love Is A Cheetah Cub+
It's another day at the zoo as veterinarians and keepers experience a roller coaster ride of emotions. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium makes room for three adorable new cheetah cubs, who capture the hearts of Dr. Priya and Suzi, and the curiosity of the zoo's cheetah companion dogs. Finnick, a Langur monkey and favorite resident at the zoo, needs life-saving emergency treatment for a urinary tract obstruction that won't seem to go away, and an aging and sick arctic fox named Anana has emotions running high for her keeper Josh, as Dr. Priya and her team fight to keep her alive.
At the zoo, a white rhino ultrasound shows surprising results and Dr. Priya responds to an emergency treating a sick guinea fowl for unusual behavior.Next ShowingSunday 16 May at 14:05 CATOn National Geographic WILD
Welcome To The Family+
The staff at the Columbus Zoo can hardly contain themselves as they prepare to make a home for an orphaned baby gorilla from a nearby zoo. In the meantime, a longtime resident and favorite flamingo at the zoo named Annyung has lost her voice and the team scramble to find out why. And out at The Wilds, a pregnant giraffe named Lulu keeps the keepers on the edge of their seats as they anxiously await the birth of their newest member.
Fergus, a juvenile male kangaroo, is ready to join the mob, but first the zoo team attempts to make a love connection between Fergus and a female roo named Beatrice.Next ShowingSunday 16 May at 15:40 CATOn National Geographic WILDNext ShowingMonday 17 May at 01:15 CATOn National Geographic WILD
Beauties And The Beasts+
Baby fever spreads through the zoo, as a cheetah repopulation program goes into full effect, Takin Doc has a hitch in his get along and the team must intervene.Next ShowingSunday 16 May at 16:25 CATOn National Geographic WILDNext ShowingMonday 17 May at 02:05 CATOn National Geographic WILD
Bringing Up Baby!+
A lot happens at The Columbus Zoo before the gates even open to guests. The keepers make their morning breakfast rounds at the Heart of Africa exhibit. Beco, a young bull elephant experiences growing pains, while the vet staff attempts to get an ultrasound on expectant mother, Phoebe's, calf. A rare, miracle baby okapi named Minazi gets a check-up while Jessie, a thirteen-year-old cougar, has a concerning abscess that the doctors rush to examine. And it's a winter herd round-up as The Wilds team works to move more than two thousand animals on nearly 10,000 acres of land to their warm barns for the winter.Next ShowingSunday 16 May at 17:10 CATOn National Geographic WILDNext ShowingMonday 17 May at 02:50 CATOn National Geographic WILD
Secrets of The Zoo: Women of The Wilds+
At the Columbus Zoo, it takes a fierce group of females to care for all of its 7,000 different animal species; Suzi helps hand raise orphaned cheetah cubs, Dr. Katie helps a keeper diagnose her beloved skunk. Dr. Priya tag teams a zebra shark exam with her husband, Ramon and Dr. Jan helps a sick pair of unlikely and newborn animal friends get back into pasture.