Handsome Hog

S5, EP12 "Handsome Hog"

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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.

Original Air Date: Dec 11, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
Bronx Blizzard

S5, EP11 "Bronx Blizzard"

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The zoo welcomes Edward the bat-eared fox as its newest ambassador animal; Amani the aardvark undergoes dental surgery, and the pelican flock gets a new winter home; a snow day means playtime for the animals and hard work for the zoo staff.

Original Air Date: Dec 02, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
Kangaroos in Trees

S5, EP10 "Kangaroos in Trees"

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The zoo's lone kangaroo is getting a mate, and the staff is hopeful for a new generation; after months of quarantine, it's moving day for a pair of Mang Mountain pit vipers, and African spoonbill chick Sterling shares a special bond with his keeper.

Original Air Date: Dec 02, 2021 • Animal Planet • 42m
Lemur Love

S5, EP9 "Lemur Love"

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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"

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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"

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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"

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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"

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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"

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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"

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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"

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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"

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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