The Secret Life of the Zoo

  

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The Secret Life of the ZooOtters Diego and Icana have never mated; can new male Tarubu light Icana's fire? Andean bears Lima and Madidi aren't getting on. And two butterflies get drunk on fermented fruit. (S7 Ep5) [AD,S]Wed, Jun 26, 2:15 AMMore 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThis series captures in detail the behaviour of the animals at Chester Zoo. Grumpy elephant Thi is expecting a baby. Red panda Jung gets the cold shoulder from his partner Nima. (S1 Ep1/6) [AD,S]Wed, Jun 26, 5:55 PMMore 465 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThis series captures in detail the behaviour of the animals at Chester Zoo. Grumpy elephant Thi is expecting a baby. Red panda Jung gets the cold shoulder from his partner Nima. (S1 Ep1/6) [AD,S]Thu, Jun 27, 2:10 AMMore 465 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooPenguins Rud and Spike have been a couple for 15 years and are inseparable. But Rud's arthritic hip may be affecting his quality of life. Meanwhile, the tigers are moving house. (S1 Ep2/6) [AD,S]Thu, Jun 27, 5:55 PMMore 465 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooPenguins Rud and Spike have been a couple for 15 years and are inseparable. But Rud's arthritic hip may be affecting his quality of life. Meanwhile, the tigers are moving house. (S1 Ep2/6) [AD,S]Fri, Jun 28, 2:05 AMMore 470 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooChester 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) [AD,S]Fri, Jun 28, 5:55 PMMore 465 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooChester 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) [AD,S]Sat, Jun 29, 2:15 AMMore 465 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooA 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) [AD,S]Mon, Jul 1, 5:55 PMMore 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooA 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) [AD,S]Tue, Jul 2, 1:10 AMMore 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooTue, Jul 2, 5:55 PMMore 460 mins

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The Secret Life of the ZooThe keepers think pregnant elephant Thi is three months overdue. Rampant giraffe Meru relentlessly chases the females in his herd. (S6 Ep1) [AD,S]Thu, May 30, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooOtters Diego and Icana have never mated; can new male Tarubu light Icana's fire? Andean bears Lima and Madidi aren't getting on. And two butterflies get drunk on fermented fruit. (S7 Ep5) [AD,S]Sat, Mar 30, 5:35 PMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThe keepers face the dangerous task of replacing a broken window in the reticulated python habitat. Dusky pandemelon Kai turns shy when he meets a female for the first time. (S7 Ep4) [AD,S]Sat, Mar 23, 5:35 PMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooSloths Tina and Rico aren't getting on. Whenever Rico tries to get close to Tina, she fights him off. But Tina starts to put on weight. Is she pregnant? Or just eating too much? (S7 Ep3) [AD,S]Sat, Mar 16, 5:35 PMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooCan adolescent orangutan Tuti prove she's responsible enough to hold baby Kesuma? Dangerous turtle Shrek gets a new mate. And tiny babirusa piglet Tomini is struggling to survive. (S7 Ep2) [AD,S]Sat, Mar 9, 5:30 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooGiraffe Narus is being moved to another zoo, but getting him into a horsebox isn't easy. And can the keepers encourage mono-browed fish Noel Gallagher and Frida Kahlo to mate? (S7 Ep1) [AD,S]Sat, Mar 2, 5:35 PMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooTortoises Burt and Terrance, who've been best mates for 70 years, compete for the affections of breeding female Smooth Sides. Pregnant okapi K'Tusha is due to give birth. (S6 Ep7) [AD,S]Sat, Feb 23, 5:35 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooJaguars Napo and Goshi haven't been breeding. Will training Napo to be more assertive change that? Young elephants Aayu and Nandita are seriously ill. Plus: gibbons and katydids. (S7 Ep7) [AD,S]Thu, Feb 21, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooBaby meerkat Junior is struggling to get enough food. Red panda Nima's new mate, Koda, chases her up a tree. And a shy penguin isn't socialising with his colony. (S6 Ep6) [AD,S]Sat, Feb 16, 5:35 PMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThree of Chester Zoo's rare onagers are pregnant at the same time. A flamingo loses interest in mothering her chick. And a baby macaque gets picked on by some older females. (S7 Ep6) [AD,S]Thu, Feb 14, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThere's a power struggle on chimp island. Otter Wallace is struck down by a mystery illness. Bush dog Mana is pregnant. And is romance in the air for wattled cranes Wilma and Ivan? (S6 Ep5) [AD,S]Sat, Feb 9, 5:35 PMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooOtters Diego and Icana have never mated; can new male Tarubu light Icana's fire? Andean bears Lima and Madidi aren't getting on. And two butterflies get drunk on fermented fruit. (S7 Ep5) [AD,S]Thu, Feb 7, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooYoung meerkats Beagle and Huskie become parents for the first time. And can painted dog Ville look after his seven adolescent pups on his own while the vets check up on their mum? (S6 Ep4) [AD,S]Sat, Feb 2, 5:35 PMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThe keepers face the dangerous task of replacing a broken window in the reticulated python habitat. Dusky pandemelon Kai turns shy when he meets a female for the first time. (S7 Ep4) [AD,S]Thu, Jan 31, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooPregnant rhino Asha goes into labour at night. Mantis Minnie is looking for her first sexual partner, but female mantises have a habit of eating their partners while mating. (S6 Ep3) [AD,S]Sat, Jan 26, 5:35 PMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooSloths Tina and Rico aren't getting on. Whenever Rico tries to get close to Tina, she fights him off. But Tina starts to put on weight. Is she pregnant? Or just eating too much? (S7 Ep3)Tue, Jan 22, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooCan adolescent orangutan Tuti prove she's responsible enough to hold baby Kesuma? Dangerous turtle Shrek gets a new mate. And tiny babirusa piglet Tomini is struggling to survive. (S7 Ep2)Tue, Jan 15, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThere's a new arrival in the chimp group at Chester, elderly chameleon Mr Parsons has a romantic date, and Gaston the banteng bull has made three females in his herd pregnant. (S6 Ep2) [AD,S]Sat, Jan 12, 5:35 PMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooGiraffe Narus is being moved to another zoo, but getting him into a horsebox isn't easy. And can the keepers encourage mono-browed fish Noel Gallagher and Frida Kahlo to mate? (S7 Ep1) [AD,S]Tue, Jan 8, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThe keepers think pregnant elephant Thi is three months overdue. Rampant giraffe Meru relentlessly chases the females in his herd. (S6 Ep1) [AD,S]Sat, Jan 5, 5:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooMale onager Holmes chases every female in sight - including the camel next door - when he's released into the female paddock in mating season. Plus: tortoises, chimps and more. (S4 Ep4/10) [AD,S]Fri, Jan 4, 4:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooAndean bear cub Madidi goes on an adventure into a neighbouring paddock. Young elephant Nandita is desperate to befriend babies Aayu and Indali but is too boisterous for them. (S4 Ep3/10) [AD,S]Thu, Jan 3, 4:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooMandrill Ludo gets over-friendly with his dad's girlfriend when his dad is at the vet's. Red panda Jung is losing weight and no one knows why. Plus: tigers, and penguins. (S4 Ep2/10) [AD,S]Wed, Jan 2, 4:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooTortoises Burt and Terrance, who've been best mates for 70 years, compete for the affections of breeding female Smooth Sides. Pregnant okapi K'Tusha is due to give birth. (S6 Ep7) [AD,S]Wed, Dec 12, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooBaby meerkat Junior is struggling to get enough food. Red panda Nima's new mate, Koda, chases her up a tree. And a shy penguin isn't socialising with his colony. (S6 Ep6) [AD,S]Wed, Dec 5, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThere's a power struggle on chimp island. Otter Wallace is struck down by a mystery illness. Bush dog Mana is pregnant. And is romance in the air for wattled cranes Wilma and Ivan? (S6 Ep5)Wed, Nov 28, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooYoung meerkats Beagle and Huskie become parents for the first time. And can painted dog Ville look after his seven adolescent pups on his own while the vets check up on their mum? (S6 Ep4) [AD,S]Wed, Nov 21, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooPregnant rhino Asha goes into labour at night. Mantis Minnie is looking for her first sexual partner, but female mantises have a habit of eating their partners while mating. (S6 Ep3)Wed, Nov 14, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThere's a new arrival in the chimp group at Chester, elderly chameleon Mr Parsons has a romantic date, and Gaston the banteng bull has made three females in his herd pregnant. (S6 Ep2)Wed, Nov 7, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThe Secret Life of the Zoo returns for a new run. The keepers think pregnant elephant Thi is three months overdue. Rampant giraffe Meru relentlessly chases the females in his herd. (S6 Ep1) [AD,S]Wed, Oct 31, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooMr Parsons the chameleon meets a new mate, Daphne from Paris. Young giraffe Murchison faces the great outdoors for the first time. And another baby elephant is born. (S3 Ep7/7) [AD,S]Fri, Sep 28, 2:25 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooRare okapi Stomp injures K'Tusha with his horn when he tries to mate with her. Two African painted dogs compete to impress two new females. Plus: turtles and cassowaries. (S3 Ep6/7) [AD,S]Fri, Sep 21, 2:20 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooCan rhino Kifaru - who has arthritic knees - mate with younger, taller and heavier female rhino Malindi? Tapir Jenny falls ill. Widowed porcupine Roxy meets a new, younger mate. (S3 Ep5/7) [AD,S]Mon, Sep 10, 2:05 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooAn elephant calf is born at Chester Zoo. Bush dog Franco has got his sister-in-law pregnant. And rhino beetle Sheldon has a damaged wing case; can he impress female beetle Alice? (S3 Ep4/7) [AD,S]Wed, Sep 5, 1:15 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThe arrival of a new female chimp causes upheaval at Chester Zoo, baby otter Bo goes missing, cheetah mum Kinky Tail is on the operating table, and the meerkats steal food. (S3 Ep3/7) [AD,S]Fri, Aug 31, 2:25 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooYoung 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) [AD,S]Wed, Aug 29, 2:10 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThe series that goes behind the scenes at Chester Zoo. Can mantis Bruce survive mating with deadly Natasha? Rhino couple Beni and Asha are reunited after four years apart. (S3 Ep1/7) [AD,S]Thu, Aug 23, 1:25 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooFour of Chester's orangutans vanish. The dominant female meerkat is challenged by her own daughter. Can bull elephant Aung Bo help provide a baby to keep young Nandita company? (S2 Ep5/6) [AD,S]Tue, Aug 21, 12:30 AMChannel 460 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooOana 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) [AD,S]Wed, Aug 15, 1:25 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooWhen 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) [AD,S]Tue, Aug 14, 1:25 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooKendari the babirusa is pregnant, but otters Wallace and Annie keep throwing stones at her house. Next door, orangutan Willie is struggling to impress females Sarikei and Leia. (S2 Ep2/6) [AD,S]Wed, Aug 8, 2:10 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooThe keepers struggle to transport a suspicious warthog and a giraffe. Meanwhile, caiman lizard Gary keeps diving into the pool headfirst, even when it's empty. Plus: gibbons. (S5 Ep6/6) [S]Wed, Aug 1, 2:15 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooBaby capybara Henry enjoys having the attention of all the female capybaras. Two pregnant naked mole-rat sisters battle for power. Plus: spider monkeys and babirusas. (S5 Ep5/6) [S]Tue, Jul 31, 1:25 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooYoung orangutan Tripa is half the size of other orangutans his age. He relies on his mum for everything but can he become independent when she has a new baby? (S5 Ep4/6) [S]Wed, Jul 25, 2:10 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooGiraffe Orla is due to give birth. Orangutan baby Tombol tests his luck with the gibbons. Overconfident ibis chick Professor X gets himself into troubled waters. Plus: sengis. (S5 Ep3/6) [S]Tue, Jul 24, 1:55 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooGiraffe Orla is due to give birth. Orangutan baby Tombol tests his luck with the gibbons. Overconfident ibis chick Professor X gets himself into troubled waters. Plus: sengis. (S5 Ep3/6) [S]Tue, Jul 24, 1:25 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooAfrican painted dog K'mana is pregnant with Chester's first ever litter of this endangered species. And can atlas moths Dave and Simon find mates during their five-day lifespan? (S5 Ep2/6) [S]Wed, Jul 18, 2:15 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooGolden poison frog Pablo has lost interest in his partner Maria, so bad boy El Loco is brought in to shake things up. Baby porcupine Marion faces the meerkat mob. Plus: chimps. (S4 Ep8/10) [AD,S]Tue, Jul 17, 2:30 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooGolden poison frog Pablo has lost interest in his partner Maria, so bad boy El Loco is brought in to shake things up. Baby porcupine Marion faces the meerkat mob. Plus: chimps. (S4 Ep8/10) [AD,S]Tue, Jul 17, 2:00 AMChannel 455 mins
The Secret Life of the ZooOrangutan sisters Emma and Subis are both expecting babies by male Puluh at the same time. The aardvarks are making the new meerkats anxious. Plus: chameleons and vampire crabs. (S5 Ep1/6) [S]Sun, Jul 15, 5:40 PMChannel 460 mins