Andy's Baby Animals

April 2018
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Season 1, Episode 2 (Climbing)

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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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Season 1, Episode 1 (First Steps)

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Andy Day looks at baby animals' tricky first steps. Polar bear cubs slip on the arctic snow. In Africa, a baby elephant needs mum's help to stand up. Mandarin ducklings face a huge leap from their tree trunk nest in Russia.
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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.
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Season 1, Episode 19 (Exploring)

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In Antarctica, a seal pup takes its first journey under the ice. Leopard cubs must climb as they explore the river bank with mum. A tiny goby fish faces a huge obstacle - getting up a waterfall!
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Season 1, Episode 18 (Hiding)

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Andy Day sees how coatis follow mum's tail to safety in the forest. Eider ducks keep a wolf busy while their ducklings find a safe spot. The big mouthed hap is strangest of all - the young fish hide in its mouth.
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Season 1, Episode 17 (Teamwork)

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In Africa, young meerkats learn to look out for their mob. Emperor penguins work together to keep their chicks fed and warm. The fry of convict fish stick together in a shoal to fool bigger fish.
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Season 1, Episode 16 (Talking)

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Andy Day sees how lions aren't born with a loud roar. In Antarctica, a penguin chick can be heard by his mum despite 150,000 others. A baby macaque must learn the value of funny faces if she is to fit in.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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