7 episodes

Zookeeper Brendan Walsh brings us behind the scenes at Dublin Zoo with some lucky kids to meet the animals and their keepers. Each episode uncovers a new animal and their habitat.

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    • Kids & Family
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Zookeeper Brendan Walsh brings us behind the scenes at Dublin Zoo with some lucky kids to meet the animals and their keepers. Each episode uncovers a new animal and their habitat.

    Episode 6: Dinosaurs

    Episode 6: Dinosaurs

    How amazing are dinosaurs?! They’re all extinct right? Reptile keeper Domhnall guides our explorers through Zoorassic World at Dublin Zoo to find out some new and surprising facts about giant reptiles and more.

    • 13 min
    Episode 5: Scimitar Horned Oryx

    Episode 5: Scimitar Horned Oryx

    What exactly is a scimitar horned oryx? They are classed as ‘extinct in the wild’ so in this episode we meet zoo keeper Susan to discuss what Dublin Zoo and other zoos around the world are doing to help. And Their connection to the legend of the unicorn.

    • 16 min
    Episode 4: Two Toed Sloth

    Episode 4: Two Toed Sloth

    Today Brendan and the intrepid explorers visit Dublin Zoo’s South American House to find out if Sloths deserve the description of being ‘lazy’. What makes sloths so unique? Does being a slow moving animal make it easier for predators to hunt them?

    • 18 min
    Episode 3: Western Lowland Gorilla

    Episode 3: Western Lowland Gorilla

    Gorillas are the largest apes, they’re strong yet gentle. Listen to zoo keeper Rachael and find out why males develop ‘silverbacks’ plus learn about gorilla family life, and their forest habitat at Dublin Zoo. What does mobile phone recycling have to do with gorilla conservation? Click play to find out!

    • 14 min
    Episode 2: Red Panda

    Episode 2: Red Panda

    What exactly is a Red Panda? Are they related to Giant Pandas? Why are they red? Join Brendan as we find out more about this bamboo eater.

    • 14 min
    Episode 1: Asian Elephant

    Episode 1: Asian Elephant

    Did you know the zoo keepers add glitter to the elephants feed at Dublin Zoo? Why? Join Hannah the keeper and find out the answer to this and lots of other interesting questions on this episode.

    • 15 min

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