Secrets of The Zoo

Wednesday 18:00 CAT

Promo

Season 2
00:30

Next trasmissions on tv

  1. Wednesday 27 January at 18:00 CAT

    Otter-Ly Ridiculous (Season 2)

  2. Wednesday 27 January at 20:30 CAT

    Otter-Ly Ridiculous (Season 2)

  3. Wednesday 27 January at 23:40 CAT

    Otter-Ly Ridiculous (Season 2)

Synopsis

Season 2 of Secrets of The Zoo returns with even more 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.

Clips

Episodes

  • Baby Watch

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    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.

  • Later, Gator!

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    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

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    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.

  • Febreze, Please

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    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.

  • Otter-Ly Ridiculous

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    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.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 27 January at 18:00 CAT
    On National Geographic WILD
    Next Showing
    Wednesday 27 January at 20:30 CAT
    On National Geographic WILD
  • A Serval Star Is Born

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    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.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 3 February at 18:00 CAT
    On National Geographic WILD
    Next Showing
    Wednesday 3 February at 20:25 CAT
    On National Geographic WILD
  • Otter Limits, The

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    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

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    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

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    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.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 24 February at 18:00 CAT
    On National Geographic WILD
    Next Showing
    Wednesday 24 February at 20:25 CAT
    On National Geographic WILD
  • Duckumentary

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    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!