Andy's Baby Animals

June 2018
10:00

Season 1, Episode 4 (Jumping)

4.0 1 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)

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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.
13:00

Season 1, Episode 1 (First Steps)

3.0 1 x
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.
11:00

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.
May 2018
10:00

Season 1, Episode 19 (Exploring)

3.0 1 x
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!
11:00

Season 1, Episode 18 (Hiding)

4.0 1 x
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.
10:00

Season 1, Episode 17 (Teamwork)

4.0 3 x
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.
10:00

Season 1, Episode 16 (Talking)

4.0 2 x
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.
12:00

Season 1, Episode 12 (Drinking)

4.0 1 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! An elephant calf has to learn to drink with a trunk. Ostrich chicks follow mum & dad in the desert.
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