Wild Life At The Zoo

2017

Season 2, Episode 1

45 x
At Taronga Zoo, a young and vibrant sun bear is on her way to meet her intended mate, a lonely psychologically damaged male sun bear that was rescued from a restaurant trader in Cambodia.

Season 2, Episode 3

34 x
The story made national headlines but what really happened when a zoo keeper was crushed by a two-year-old elephant & nearly died? We see Lucy on her first day returning to work after recovering from her serious injuries.

Season 2, Episode 2

28 x
At New Zealand's Auckland Zoo, Lazarus the lion will be travelling to Australia for breeding. We also meet Joey, a little koala who has been rejected by his mother.

Season 1, Episode 7

26 x
Watch the birth of Taronga Zoo's Eastern Bongo calf. There are as few as 75 remaining in the wild. Plus we follow the stories of the Tasmanian Devils and Andean Condor chicks.
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Season 1, Episode 6

33 x
We follow Taronga Zoo's male elephant Gung as he attempts to mate with the female Asian elephant, Tang Mo. And Franklin the sub-Antarctic fur seal works with trainers to take a role in Taronga's seal show.

Season 1, Episode 5

62 x
After a worldwide search Taronga keepers have found a silverback gorilla in France called Kibali who will take over breeding from one of the aging gorillas in order to maintain the genetic diversity within Australasia.

Season 2, Episode 6

47 x
The first of a new generation of chimps are about to be born at Taronga, but the expectant mother is vulnerable and the baby will be at risk. (Final)

Season 2, Episode 5

55 x
We meet Mr Munro, the only fiordland crested penguin around the world to be in a zoo. Can this wild penguin become the star of the show at Taronga?

Season 2, Episode 4

86 x
Jealousy, betrayal and rebellion - it's sister versus sister as the females decide who is going to be the boss meerkat.

Season 1, Episode 8

73 x
The keepers take us 'backstage' to Taronga's bird show to meet the stars of the show; 40 Little Penguins are sent to Germany where we follow their trip; and an ill Green turtle is nursed back to health.

Season 1, Episode 4

32 x
We follow the journey of Karaka, a female giraffe as she travels to New Zealand; Hunter the koala as he arrives safely in California; and we watch Bethel the 35-year-old Kodiak Bear as she checks in for her regular pedicure.

Season 1, Episode 3

31 x
We finally catch the moment when, after years of trying, Jumilah a Sumatran tiger gives birth to triplets. Meanwhile Hunter the koala is relocating to California with the hope he will increase the koala population there.

Season 1, Episode 2

31 x
After years of planning, the entire chimpanzee community at Taronga Zoo are moved to their new sanctuary. Each chimp is anesthetised for the move but the staff suffer a setback when they find out one chimp is seriously ill.

Season 1, Episode 1

207 x
The zoo keepers and vets start the enormous task of moving 18 chimps into their new sanctuary.
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