Handsome Hog
S5, EP12 "Handsome Hog"
Airs: Dec 12, 2021
Howie the rescued wallaby is ready to be relocated to Arizona, where he will meet his new mob and potential mates; red river hogs Hampton and Athena are paired for breeding; little penguin Jaffa must undergo eye surgery to restore his vision.
Animal Planet • 60m
Bronx Blizzard
S5, EP11 "Bronx Blizzard"
On Demand
Located just 10 miles from New York's Times Square, the Bronx Zoo is a recognized world leader in animal care and species conservation. It houses more than 6,000 animals and has a staff of 500-plus people dedicated to their care and well-being. Never before have camera crews been granted full access to the 265-acre campus, until production of the docuseries "The Zoo." The results are stories focusing on dozens of animals and experiences at the facility, and its critical mission to conserve wildlife around the world. Episodes also highlight various employees and how their expertise and skills help provide top-quality care for the animals.
Original Air Date: Dec 02, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
Kangaroos in Trees
S5, EP10 "Kangaroos in Trees"
On Demand
Located just 10 miles from New York's Times Square, the Bronx Zoo is a recognized world leader in animal care and species conservation. It houses more than 6,000 animals and has a staff of 500-plus people dedicated to their care and well-being. Never before have camera crews been granted full access to the 265-acre campus, until production of the docuseries "The Zoo." The results are stories focusing on dozens of animals and experiences at the facility, and its critical mission to conserve wildlife around the world. Episodes also highlight various employees and how their expertise and skills help provide top-quality care for the animals.
Original Air Date: Dec 02, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
Lemur Love
S5, EP9 "Lemur Love"
On Demand
At the zoo and the New York Aquarium, bull sea lions Clyde and Tacoma trade places to meet a new set of girlfriends; Sifaka lemurs Gemina and Andri form a new breeding pair to help their species.
Original Air Date: Nov 27, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
Tiny Fox, Big Heart
S5, EP8 "Tiny Fox, Big Heart"
On Demand
After a long road to recovery, a golden eagle is ready for its debut at the Eagle Aviary exhibit.
Original Air Date: Nov 20, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
The Elephant Next Door
S5, EP7 "The Elephant Next Door"
On Demand
The zoo staff works to build a relationship between a pair of Asian elephants with very different personalities; vets treat an ocellated turkey chick's foot condition; Isabella the North American beaver undergoes a tooth trim.
Original Air Date: Nov 13, 2021 • Animal Planet • 41m
Mystery Piglet
S5, EP6 "Mystery Piglet"
On Demand
When Matthew the feisty camel develops a tooth issue, the zoo staff is determined to treat him; Ivy the babirusa is expecting for the very first time; one keeper builds a bond with a Magellanic penguin chick reluctant to be hand-fed.
Original Air Date: Nov 06, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
Giraffe Dance
S5, EP5 "Giraffe Dance"
On Demand
When Kip the young silver langur falls ill, he must be nursed back to health; Cora, the white-naped crane chick, is relocated and introduced to her potential mate; giraffes Jigsaw and Zizi are paired for breeding.
Original Air Date: Oct 30, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
Cubs in Queens
S5, EP4 "Cubs in Queens"
On Demand
A gorilla must undergo a critical root canal to fix its tooth problem; a red-crested turaco chick fledges the nest; a pair of puma cubs travel to their new home at the Queens Zoo.
Original Air Date: Oct 23, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
New Cats on the Block
S5, EP3 "New Cats on the Block"
On Demand
Rescued harbor seal pup Sydney finds a new family at the New York Aquarium; zoo staff are challenged when a skittish Amur tiger struggles to adjust to its new home.
Original Air Date: Oct 16, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
Bouncing Troody
S5, EP2 "Bouncing Troody"
On Demand
A keel-billed toucan confiscated from smugglers begins a new life at the zoo; Troody the young red kangaroo has big shoes to fill; a herd of Bactrian fawns prepares to go on exhibit; the gorillas enjoy a new form of entertainment.
Original Air Date: Oct 09, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
A New Reality
S5, EP1 "A New Reality"
On Demand
The zoo's medical team must perform critical surgery on a bison calf born with a bowed leg; three lynx kittens are ready to explore their exhibit; the first known U.S. case of COVID-19 in animals is confirmed when a Malayan tiger tests positive.
Original Air Date: Oct 09, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m