The Secret Life of the Zoo

December 2021
1:05:00

December 22, 2021

4.0 2 x
...Christmas: The UK's first ever surviving sun bear cub is born at Chester Zoo in time for Christmas. And there's a Yuletide ceasefire in a turf war between otters and babirusas. (S6 Ep8)
1:05:00

December 21, 2021

3.0 6 x
...Christmas: The keepers at Chester Zoo are busy making gifts for the animals. But there's chaos when the chimps seek out their parcels. Plus: rhinos, ants and dwarf mongooses. (S4 Ep6/10)
1:05:00

December 20, 2021

3.0 5 x
...Christmas: Young orangutan Indah opens all of her family's Christmas stockings. Reticulated python Bali isn't eating, so 10 brave keepers have to catch her for a health check. (S2 Ep6/6)
1:05:00

December 19, 2021

3.0 10 x
...Christmas: As the festive season approaches at Chester, the youngsters across the zoo, from giraffes to monkeys, are about to have their first Christmas, and there are other newbies too.
November 2021
1:05:00

September 6, 2021

4.0 3 x
Female rhino Kitani meets her new mate, Magadi. But rhino mating is risky business. There's a surprise birth in the orangutan house. Plus: bats, macaques and jaguars. (S1 Ep6/6)
1:05:00

September 3, 2021

3.0 10 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)
1:00:00

August 10, 2021

4.0 4 x
At Chester Zoo, a Malayan tapir is eating for two. A hyacinth macaw called James Bond loses his mate. And the head of Chester's Asian elephant herd is feeling her age. (S10 Ep1)
1:05:00

September 2, 2021

4.0 4 x
A potentially deadly virus hits the elephant house. Will Chester's female zebras be interested in new stallion Mac? Plus: a look at the bizarre world of the naked mole rat. (S1 Ep4/6)
1:05:00

November 6, 2021

4.0 5 x
Memorable moments from Chester Zoo. A pair of Malayan sun bears need help with mating. And an elderly chameleon gets a new lease of life when he's matched up with a pair of lively females.
1:05:00

September 1, 2021

3.0 5 x
Chester Zoo's giraffe family have a new arrival. Frog keeper Pip creates a love den to get some endangered frogs in the mood to lay eggs. And the aardvarks wreak havoc by night. (S1 Ep3/6)
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