The Secret Life of the Zoo

October 2020
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Series 3 Episode 2

4.0 2 x
Young giraffe mum Tula gives birth, while this year's brood of penguin chicks face the ordeal of joining the main pool, where they must compete for fish with the adult penguins. (S3 Ep2/7)
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Series 3 Episode 1

3.0 1 x
The series that goes behind the scenes at Chester Zoo. Can mantis Bruce survive mating with deadly Natasha? And rhino couple Beni and Asha are reunited after four years apart. (S3 Ep1/7)
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Series 2 Episode 5

4.0 0 x
Four of Chester's orangutans vanish. The dominant female meerkat is challenged by her daughter. And can bull elephant Aung Bo help provide a baby to keep young Nandita company? (S2 Ep5/6)
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Series 2 Episode 4

4.0 3 x
Oana the anoa and capybara Lochley give birth. Tiger mum Kirana's sons are moved to other zoos to start their own families. Young monkey Rocky won't heed his mum's life lessons. (S2 Ep4/6)
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Series 2 Episode 3

4.0 1 x
When young male tortoise Football muscles in on 71-year-old Bert's harem of females, the Chester Zoo keepers introduce two Swedish female tortoises to the group. (S2 Ep3/6)
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Series 2 Episode 2

4.0 3 x
Kendari the babirusa is pregnant, but otters Wallace and Annie keep throwing stones at her house. Next door, orangutan Willie struggles to impress females Sarikei and Leia. (S2 Ep2/6)
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Series 2 Episode 1

3.0 1 x
Two of Chester Zoo's Grévy's zebras are about to give birth. Meanwhile, Asiatic lioness Kumari seems to be losing interest in her partner Iblis. Plus: warthogs and sloths. (S2 Ep1/6)
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Series 1 Episode 6

4.0 1 x
Female rhino Kitani meets her new mate, Magadi. But rhino mating is a risky business. There's a surprise birth in the orangutan house. Plus: bats, macaques and jaguars. (S1 Ep6/6)
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Series 1 Episode 5

3.0 1 x
Boris the chimp takes a moorhen hostage. French crocodile François turns his snout up at British food. The keepers try to spark romance between two turtles. Plus, young penguins. (S1 Ep5/6)
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Series 1 Episode 4

4.0 1 x
A potentially deadly virus hits the elephant house. Will Chester's female zebras be interested in new stallion Mac? Plus, the bizarre world of the naked mole rat. (S1 Ep4/6)
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