The Zoo

The Zoo

  • 2017
  • 6 Seasons
  • 5.3  (11)

This docuseries presents the daily routines behind the scenes of the Bronx Zoo in New York City. Filmed over an eight-month period, the series looks at the keepers' chores as they work to keep thousands of animals happy and healthy . The series debuted on the Animal Planet cable network in early 2017.

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Innovators
15. Innovators
July 4, 2020
The Zoo takes audiences on a first-ever, in-depth look behind the scenes at the Bronx Zoo. With full access to its 265-acre campus, located just 10 miles from Times Square, we shine a light on a world of more than 6,000 animals and the 500-plus people who care for them.
Wild Dogs on the Move
14. Wild Dogs on the Move
June 27, 2020
A trio of rare Dhole canines are prepared to make their cross-country journey to the zoo, and keepers anxiously await their arrival. A tinamou chick must be hand-reared, while a specialized tool is welded to extract a tusk from a charming Babirusa.
Great Snakes!
13. Great Snakes!
June 20, 2020
After more than 100 venomous snakes are taken from a private home, it's up to the zoo to care for them. Two Pronghorn fawns make their debut, but problems arise that have keepers concerned, while a device is built for a Red River hog needing a challenge.
Penguins in Love
12. Penguins in Love
June 13, 2020
Seven "Little Blues" join the penguin exhibit and are quick to mingle with the rest of the colony. When a honey-loving grizzly slows her step, the staff grows concerned. A turtle can't seem to get along with the alligators, and a nyala calf is born.
A Rare Egg
11. A Rare Egg
June 6, 2020
It's a series of firsts when the Central Park Zoo welcomes its first-ever Atlantic puffin chick. A rhino called Penny undergoes a series of allergy tests, while an endangered species of gecko welcomes her first hatchling.
Porcupine Blind Date
10. Porcupine Blind Date
May 30, 2020
The zoo opens an endangered turtle species facility, while Malayan tigers Suhanna and Rimba struggle to breed, because Rimba seems disinterested. Needles the porcupine gets a new mate, and the Guar herd eagerly await the arrival of new calves.
Fawns Become Friends
9. Fawns Become Friends
May 23, 2020
Two sickly newborn fawns form an unbreakable bond while they are hand-reared by staff. Leopard Khazo gets a surprise that enhances her life, and tensions run high as the reptile staff attempts to collect blood from Cuban crocs.
New Chick on the Block
8. New Chick on the Block
May 16, 2020
A popular sea lion falls ill after ingesting a foreign object. The avian team devises a plan to increase the cock-of-the-rocks population. Endangered snakes are coupled for breeding, and Andean bear cubs meet their fans.
Velcro the Incredible
7. Velcro the Incredible
May 9, 2020
An okapi called Magani is ready to breed and is paired with veteran Kweli to learn the ropes. Lola the blue iguana plays hard-to-get when introduced to a potential mate, and anteater Velcro shows off her talents with a new tool.
Cougar Cub Rescue
6. Cougar Cub Rescue
May 2, 2020
A trio of abandoned puma cubs arrives at the zoo, while the staff grows concerned that Ella, the oldest rhino, is not acting herself. Meanwhile, a Caribbean flamingo is born at the zoo after nearly two decades, and Otto the stallion makes his debut.
Wallaby in the City
5. Wallaby in the City
April 25, 2020
A rowdy, young markhor is injured and vets must treat his infected hoof. The TAB staff head to Manhattan to rescue a wallaby living in an apartment, while a fruit bat discovers how to spread her wings, and a trio of alligators move into their summer home.
Beloved Bugs
4. Beloved Bugs
April 18, 2020
The zoo anxiously awaits the arrival of a snow leopard called K2's fourth cub. The staff is pleased when a pair of Andean condors embrace their new enclosure, while a squirmy binturong fights his annual vaccination.
Cougar Cub Rescue
3. Cougar Cub Rescue
April 11, 2020
A trio of abandoned puma cubs arrives at the zoo, while the staff grows concerned that Ella, the oldest rhino, is not acting herself. Meanwhile, a Caribbean flamingo is born at the zoo after nearly two decades, and Otto the stallion makes his debut.
The Great Turtle Comeback
2. The Great Turtle Comeback
April 4, 2020
A charismatic ostrich named Olga works to be reunited with her flock. Buster the squirrel monkey is introduced to the Zoo's troop of feisty females. A functionally extinct species of turtle finds new life, and everyone's favorite warthog is back.
A New Beginning
1. A New Beginning
April 4, 2020
Max the Camel faces new challenges as he ages. The Zoo prepares to give an injured turkey vulture a permanent home, but after healing, there may be a change of plan. Willow the Red Panda gives birth to two baby cubs.
Description

This docuseries presents the daily routines behind the scenes of the Bronx Zoo in New York City. Filmed over an eight-month period, the series looks at the keepers' chores as they work to keep thousands of animals happy and healthy . The series debuted on the Animal Planet cable network in early 2017.The Zoo is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (68 episodes). The series first aired on February 18, 2017.

The Zoo is available for streaming on the Animal Planet website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Zoo on demand at Philo, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV, Animal Planet and Pluto TV.

  • Premiere Date
    February 18, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    5.3  (11)