QUICK BITES: These "horribly intelligent" birds play monkey-see, monkey-do when training the younger generation. Lucy Kemp explains the ground hornbill method of mentoring young birds for reintroduction into the wild.
QUICK BITES: Don’t let those long eyelashes fool you into thinking these birds are shy…ground hornbills have no qualms about killing snakes and can predict the weather, too. Lucy Kemp, Project Manager of the Mabula Ground Hornbill Project, will make you fall in love with these big birds.
Encore Broadcast: We are thankful that the Griffith Park Cougar, P22, survived the recent wildfires in Southern California. Enjoy this P22-themed episode from 2017. We teamed up Beth Pratt-Bergstrom of the National Wildlife Federation with improvisational comedians Kelley Holden-Bashar and Stephen Kearin for an IMPROVology show live on stage at the beautiful Santa Barbara Zoo.
QUICK BITES: Laurie Marker explains how re-wilding orphaned cheetahs means taking a “pissy, spitty” animal from “I hate you” to “goodbye.”
QUICK BITES: When a mama cheetah needs to feed her hungry cubs, her to-do list is very specific: climb a tree to spot prey, dash off at speeds up to 70 mph, take ‘em down with a knife-like claw. Dinner is served.
QUICK BITES: They want your attention 100% of the time, smash things, and yell at their siblings. Meet 9-month-old grizzly cub orphans Hawthorne and Huckleberry.