Zoo Diaries

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Zoo Diaries (2002)

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A superb family series, Zoo Diaries gives viewers an exclusive pass beyond the cages and exhibits of the Zoo to discover an extraordinary universe. Traveling to various zoo destinations across North America, this series takes its audience behind the scenes. Each episode tells diverse stories of the men and women who live side-by-side and interact with thousands of animals and hundreds of species. Highlights of Zoo Diaries include exclusive footage of a young epileptic gorilla, the premature birth of a Siberian tiger, a visit to the zoo by a group of blind children eager to touch and play with Indian rhinos, the birth of a baby giraffe, fun with the daily not-so-routine days of snow leopards, meerkats, polar bears, and many more exciting tales!

Season

Season 1: A Blind Date, Tiger-Style

Zoo Diaries – Season 1: A fascinating look behind the scenes at a major zoo, chronicling the loving effort the zoo staff members bring to their care for their animals.

Season 2: The Gorillas Move In

Zoo Diaries – Season 2: A fascinating look behind the scenes at a major zoo, chronicling the loving effort the zoo staff members bring to their care for their animals.

Season 3: It’s in the Bag for Jahe

Zoo Diaries – Season 3: A fascinating look behind the scenes at a major zoo, chronicling the loving effort the zoo staff members bring to their care for their animals.

Season 4: Who Says Cheetahs Never Win?

Zoo Diaries – Season 4: A fascinating look behind the scenes at a major zoo, chronicling the loving effort the zoo staff members bring to their care for their animals.

Season 5: A Mandrill Hits the Jackpot

Zoo Diaries – Season 5: A fascinating look behind the scenes at a major zoo, chronicling the loving effort the zoo staff members bring to their care for their animals.

Episode List

Tatiana and Tonghua, Siberian tigers, are introduced to each other for the first time. A new home for Simon the anteater. Patsy is the matriarch of the zoo’s African elephant herd.
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The gorillas move to temporary quarters. Will the tigers mate? Entertaining a mandrill.
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A first meeting with a bald eagle. Patsy the elephant is still not behaving. Did the gorilla bite off more than he can chew?
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Patsy won't come in at night. The vet looks at Charles's tooth. Wambli the eagle gets weighed.
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Charles's operation is a huge production. How to catch a Tasmanian devil. Testing out a rhino mating call.
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A giraffe gives birth. A camel doesn't like the vet. Charles gets a shower.
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Karen and Wambli in the birds of prey show. Diane is introduced to the tigers. The baby giraffe is one day old.
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Blind children get to touch the rhinos. Meet Lydia, known as the bug lady at the zoo. There's a new litter of Arctic wolf pups.
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The oldest wolf is ailing. Is the tiger expecting? How do you weigh a python (besides very carefully)?
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Patsy's behavior does not improve. A trumpeter swan is acting crazy. Checking on a day-old baby Himalayan mountain goat.
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A too-big turtle. Consenting adult rhinos? Zoo campers interact with the orangutans.
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The tiger cub is born prematurely. Kids meet Aasha, the friendly hornbill. A young cheetah has an exam.
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Playing cat-and-mouse with a cheetah. Can Patsy and Barb just get along? A smart red panda with a problem.
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A bison round-up. Will the gorillas be okay in their new rainforest exhibit? Polar bear cubs certainly are cute!
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Two young lions check out their exhibit. A red panda gets her back up. Zookeepers make the polar bear's fur fly.
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Darting a snow leopard. Relocating the crocodiles. The meerkats check out their new home.
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Opening Day for the gorillas' rainforest exhibit. Caring for a marmoset monkey. Training a recalcitrant camel.
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Mittens the spider monkey looks for acceptance. A baby fruit bat is nurtured by hand. And the keepers wonder if anything is in Emma's pouch.
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Home movies of the black footed ferrets. Continuing the red panda's training. There's no business like show business for Merlin the falcon.
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Saying good-bye to Zuri. Checking on the ferret babies. Coaxing a song from Kookie the kookaburra.
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Zuri the gorilla is on her way. Prayers and honey for the grizzly bears.
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A rhino climbs the walls. Feeding a baby tur has its complications. A milestone for Stevie, the young bat.
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Mittens joins the rest of the spider monkeys. Catching and crating two cranes. Naming the baby polar bears.
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Catching a baby elk. Testing a young elephant. Keeping the Patas monkeys fed and entertained.
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Keeping tabs on a gorilla baby. An arctic wolf gets a check-up. The orangutans are learning a trade.
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A baby gorilla needs help. Stevie the fruit bat moves on. And what's the plural of moose?
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A Tasmanian devil show his age. Checking up on a new kudu. A young orangutan is hard at play.
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Is Lena the snow leopard ready to meet Olaf? A baby elk has a broken leg. And a boar goes wild (not really).
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Test-driving Rebecca the camel. Mothering a baby gorilla.
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A baby gorilla gets closer to mom. Adam and Fly perform in front of a live audience. Dyann is reunited with Stevie the fruit bat.
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A birthday bash for Alice the camel. Rengat is a Sumatran tiger with an attitude problem. Can the vets figure out what's ailing Nelson the seal?
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Gorilla family squabbles. A zoo vet looks back on 27 years. Winnie the seal has her eye on the door.
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Tatyana has two healthy tiger cubs. Ferrets have to catch a plane. A hawk takes a dive.
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Kay the cheetah has an operation. Will Josephine the gorilla bond with her baby? And Wewak the tree kangaroo is not feeling cooperative.
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Josephine and Johari rejoin the troop. A trip to San Diego for a refresher course in koala care. The exuberance of a hungry young rhino can be daunting for his keepers.
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A cat gets a dog. Mary the reindeer is not eating. Training Choto, the young rhino.
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A bison can be boisterous. Kubali the cheetah and her puppy Bear have got to sort a few things out. Lynn says goodbye to the lorikeets.
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A baby camel's first walk. What's ailing Jabba the mandrill? The lorikeets sort out their pecking order.
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Liz is lonely in her new camel-lot. Hoping for turtle eggs. Breakfast with a giant panda named Shi Shi.
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A macaque gets cornered. Slow and steady with turtle eggs. And a koala baby is super cute.
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Checking on a tamandua. The koalas are ready to leave San Diego for Toronto. Reorganizing the rhino exhibit.
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Pumba the warthog rejects her babies. The tigers play ball. And a bird in the hand.
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If you want to give a kangaroo a check-up, you've got to catch it first. One last chance for Pumba and her piglets. Crate-training a macaque.
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Monty the dwarf crocodile isn't eating. Orangutans at play. Rama gets ready to ride.
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The smallest deer has a smaller fawn. Taking a frisky baby camel for a walk. Training the elephants.
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Three cheetahs arrive from South Africa. Hand feeding a fawn. The primates take a dip.
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Dixie the llama can barely stand up. A Barbary ape shows aggressive behavior. Will the hawks come when called?
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A turkey vulture flies high. Simon turns a corner. Touch-a-snake day for Jacklyn.
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Alice the camel gets a leg up. Simon the tamandua heads for Kansas. And the grizzlies enjoy homemade frozen treats.
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Luisa visits three of her dearest animals. Zoo vet Graham and the macaws don't especially enjoy each others' company. And the San Diego koalas make their debut.
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Foot repair for a moose. Turtle eggs progress at a snail's pace. Tea for two for a lonely cockatoo?
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Shoeing wild horses. A camel gets a bath. And the turtle eggs begin to hatch.
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Coming home with a Komodo dragon. Taking a shot at Wild Bill the bison. Back to the herd for Dixie the llama.
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Vaccination day for the wolves. A play date for two hand-raised bats. The meerkats get spooled.
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A bat with a broken wing. Wolf pack dynamics are complicated. Training Jabba the mandrill.
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Diagnosing a zebra's limp. Can a spoonful of banana make the medicine go down? And working around reindeer horns is risky.
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A fast blind date, cheetah-style. Simon the tamandua has a girlfriend in Wichita. Engaging the tapir with treats.
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Impregnating a pachyderm. Fixing a turtle's shell. Weighing a baby tamandua.
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Wild horses and West Nile virus. Saying goodbye to a baby camel. And keeping the chimps engaged.
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The bears say, "Ah." Lifting a 700-pound bison. Will the Komodo dragons see the light?
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A bison bachelor goes on a date. A mandrill gets mad. And an elephant paints.
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Can the gorillas get along? Doni the Komodo gets to sniff and see his possible mates. Training a tortoise to navigate by sound.
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A Komodo first date. A raptor's road back. Can the river otters hold still?
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Christmas Day at the zoo, with special treats for the animals and the visitors.
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Two orphaned polar bear cubs are ready for a new home. Will Jabba the mandrill let the other mandrills eat? Curly the yak acts up.
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Old age is taking its toll on Kivali, a rare white tiger. The polar bear cubs arrive in Quebec.
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A young moose needs a haircut. Can the big baboon agree to share? The Tasmanian devil exhibits some devilish behavior.
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Two new members of the polar bear swim club. Three dog nights. Curly the yak adjusts to zoo life.
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How will Roberta the warthog react to a male? Some oiled geese need cleaning. Burl the border collie thinks zoo life is just ducky.
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Keeping Mel the gibbon entertained. The fur flies in the cheetah exhibit. The first-ever Komodo dragon hatchling in Canada.
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A trio of tiny tigers. An anxious watch over the baby Komodo. Safety first when feeding the bears.
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Prepping the lions for their shots. Buster the goat's life is harder than it's supposed to be. Waiting for the tree kangaroos to get busy.
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Will the lions keep their cool in the squeeze chute? Imaq the beluga whale gets his tongue rubbed. A young camel has a mysterious belly ache.
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A rhino needs an examination. Will the tree kangaroos miss their chance to mate? And swimming with a dolphin.
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The snapping turtles have gone off radar. Kelly says goodbye to her favorites. Jen and Dyann get dart lessons.
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