Andy's Baby Animals

August 2018
12:00

Season 1, Episode 15 (On The Move)

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The sengi is one of the fastest small mammals on earth - it even has a racetrack! In the Arctic, guillemot chicks leap from clifftop nests. Chacma baboons walk upright to reach the best food.
12:00

Season 1, Episode 14 (Flying)

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In Antarctica, a wandering albatross chick masters the largest wings of any bird. Swinging through the rainforest, lar gibbons seem to be flying. Great grey owl chicks leap from the top of huge trees.
13:00

Season 1, Episode 13 (Playing Tricks)

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Andy Day loves the tricks young animals learn. Californian ground squirrels use an old snakeskin to confuse a hungry rattler, and the coconut octopus rolls away from trouble in an old shell.
12:00

Season 1, Episode 6 (Fishing)

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Fishing lessons for young animals - Mum finds it easy, but fish slip away from young grizzly bears in Canada. Oriental darters practise with twigs. River otter pups watch Mum's sat nav guide her to the fish in North America.
11:00

Season 1, Episode 5 (Getting Around)

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Andy looks at baby animals as they learn how to get around. Wildebeest can learn to stand just minutes after they are born. Adelie Penguin chicks must race to catch a parent for food, caiman need to be dug out of their nest.
July 2018
13:00

Season 1, Episode 12 (Drinking)

4.0 2 x
Andy Day knows young animals need to find a drink. Sand grouse chicks in Namibia rely on dad. His feathers are like a sponge! Ostrich chicks follow mum and dad in the desert.
13:00

Season 1, Episode 20 (Lunchtime)

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Andy Day knows young animals all have favourite meals. For meerkats, a scorpion is a tasty treat. In Finland, raccoon dog pups stock up before winter arrives, and Young capuchin monkeys enjoy shellfish.
June 2018
10:00

Season 1, Episode 4 (Jumping)

4.0 2 x
Andy Day looks at baby animals as they learn jumping skills. Springbok don't just jump, they pronk, the odd-looking Jerboa jumps to avoid danger, and the Arctic fox pups jump to help them burst through the snow to find food.
10:00

Season 1, Episode 3 (Too Hot Too Cold)

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Andy Day looks at a selection of baby animals as they learn how to warm up and cool down. When king penguins are too cold they huddle together, but when they're too warm they cool down with a mud bath.
13:00

Season 1, Episode 2 (Climbing)

3.0 1 x
Black bear - bears make excellent climbers, but that doesn't mean the young don't have to practice this vital skill needed for food, safety and somewhere to rest.
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