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Subject: Science: Natural & Physical

Zoo Tails: Behind-the-Scenes Zoo Stories Series

Zoo Tails: Behind-the-Scenes Zoo Stories Series

Everyone, especially children, will love these action-packed stories set behind-the-scenes in three different zoos. Here we not only see many familiar and no- so-familiar animals, but also how they're cared for, what zookeepers do, the zoo after dark, and feeding times like you've never seen before. Each program includes eight different zoo stories that are narrated by 11-year-old Daniel Daperis. Produced by ABC International, Inc. Programs available on 2 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail

List of Titles


1. Marsupials and Arboreal Animals

1. Marsupials and Arboreal Animals

The eight segments in this program include: Paul's Possum - A ringtail possum found a new mother after falling out of a tree at the zoo. Keeper Paul adopted the possum and feeds him from a bottle every four hours - day and night. When he's not feeding, Paul keeps the possum snug and safe in a pouch under his Click for more


2. Observing Zoo Animals' Characteristics

2. Observing Zoo Animals' Characteristics

The eight segments in this program include: Feeding Frenzy - It's feeding time for the animals at the zoo and mouths of every shape and size are munching and crunching their dinnertime treats. Zoo Droppings - Chris has been working as a keeper at the zoo for many years, and over that time he has raked Click for more


Zoo Tails 1 & 2

Zoo Tails 1 & 2

A combined version of 1. Marsupials and Arboreal Animals and 2. Observing Zoo Animals' Characteristics is available.
1. Marsupials and Arboreal Animals
The eight segments in this program include: "Paul's Possum" - A ringtail possum found a new mother after falling out of a tree at the Click for more


3. Working With and Helping Animals

3. Working With and Helping Animals

The eight segments in this program include: Rosie the Seal - Rosie, an Australian fur seal, lives at the zoo. She got sick in the wild, so the zoo made her better and took her back to ocean home. But she took a liking to people on the beach, following them home and sleeping in their tents! Now she is back at Click for more


4. Zoo Business and Zoo

4. Zoo Business and Zoo "PR"

The eight segments in this program include: Butterfly Magic - Keeping a constant supply of butterflies at the zoo's butterfly house is a huge job. Plants have to be grown, eggs collected, caterpillars fed, pupae carefully stored, and butterflies caught up and released back for the public to enjoy. The Last Click for more


5. The Zookeeper's Job and Feeding Animals

5. The Zookeeper's Job and Feeding Animals

The eight segments in this program include: A Keeper's Touch - Zookeepers at the zoo get very attached to their animals, and the animals are often just as fond of their keepers, as we see in this episode. Playtime - Keepers often give their animals toys to play with that are safe and fun, such as boxes, Click for more


Zoo Tails 3, 4, 5

Zoo Tails 3, 4, 5

A combined version of 3. Working With and Helping Animals; 4. Zoo Business and Zoo "PR" and 5. Zookeeper's Job and Feeding Animals is available.
3. Working With and Helping Animals
The eight segments in this program include: "Rosie the Seal" - Rosie, an Australian fur seal, lives at the Click for more





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