Chip Taylor Communications


Zoo Babies Series

This heart-warming and educational series welcomes brand new members of the animal kingdom into zoos and wildlife parks around the globe. As well as documenting the first wobbly steps of the world's cutest chicks, cubs and calves, the programs also present fascinating facts about the life cycles, eating habits and natural habitats of these irresistible creatures of all shapes and sizes from every continent, which are certain to delight young children. Produced by Switch International. Series: 13 x 30-min. programs.

List of Titles


Zoo Babies 1

Zoo Babies 1

Welcome to the wonderful world of zoo babies. This episode looks at the lives of baby animals raised in various zoos of the world and how their keepers ensure that they are brought up in a manner as close as possible to their natural habitat. Visiting the San Diego Zoo in California and the Toronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, Click for more


Zoo Babies 2

Zoo Babies 2

This episode offers a continuing look at the young of many different zoo animals from around the world, visiting zoos in Copenhagen, South Korea, Africa, Tokyo, Washington DC, San Diego and the West Java Zoological Gardens. We see orphaned animals in a special care nursery; also how zookeepers try to count, weigh and Click for more


Zoo Babies 3

Zoo Babies 3

Our introduction to zoo babies expands as we look at various strange and exotic newcomers to zoos and wildlife parks around the world, including the Munster Zoo in Germany, where an orphaned Gorilla is being raised to adulthood by the zookeepers. We also meet Esperanza, a baby Giraffe with ingrown "toenails," and see Click for more


Zoo Babies 4

Zoo Babies 4

This episode takes us to Hungary, Denmark, Australia, Thailand and India to visit each country's famous zoo to view various new editions of zoo babies being welcomed there. We watch baby orangutans learn how to use a computer, discover why hippos are considered one of the most dangerous animals in Africa and meet a Click for more


Zoo Babies 5

Zoo Babies 5

Here's something you don't see every day, animals singing "Jingle Bells"; we also view rare white tigers in the Netherlands, and do an inventory of animals at the London Zoo. Other featured zoo babies in this episode include: Lion cubs, African Elephants, a Hippopotamus, Reptiles, Snow Leopards, Cows and calves, Malay Click for more


Zoo Babies 6

Zoo Babies 6

Our journey to zoological gardens and wildlife parks around the world to view zoo babies continues as we watch an inventory of animals at the Berlin Zoological Garden, Germany's oldest zoo, where even notoriously difficult-to-manage camels have to be weighed and measured; also we visit Lithuania's Mini-Zoo. New arrivals Click for more


Zoo Babies 7

Zoo Babies 7

A small army of zoo experts are sent to a zoo in Germany to count everything from pink flamingos to fish. It's not easy trying to count a wall-sized tank of fish as they constantly move about. Elephants pose a different problem: how to measure them using a large ruler and piece of string? We visit a zoo in Australia Click for more


Zoo Babies 8

Zoo Babies 8

This episode takes us around the world to take a look at cute and cuddly new arrivals at zoos in Washington and Florida in the U.S.; then to South America, Germany, Ireland, London and Arabia's Wildlife Centre. Also we meet talented zoo artist, Pip McGarry, who paints a lifelike portrait of giraffes. Other featured Click for more


Zoo Babies 9

Zoo Babies 9

Our tour of the world's most fascinating zoos and wildlife parks continues as we seek out more new cuddly and curious arrivals. We see an amazing private collection of 1,300 turtles, which belongs to a man living in a loft apartment in New York City; we learn about Zoo Birds of Europe; plus view an Indian Aqua Show. Click for more


Zoo Babies 10

Zoo Babies 10

In this episode we travel "down under" to Australia where we check in on two green sea turtles, which were found washed up on a beach and have been resting at Sydney's Zoo and Aquarium until they are ready to be released into the wild; also we visit Sumatran tiger cubs, which are one of the most endangered tiger species Click for more


Zoo Babies 11

Zoo Babies 11

Watch with us as thousands of Olive Ridley Turtle babies find their way into the sea off the coast of India with the help of conservationists and concerned volunteers. Also, find out how zookeepers in Madrid, Spain, endeavor to help their animals keep cool during the long, hot summer. We also view Animal Sculptures Click for more


Zoo Babies 12

Zoo Babies 12

This time on our tour of the world's greatest zoos and wildlife parks we get to meet a lot of different monkeys - including a chimpanzee who can actually paint! We check on a baby koala that was separated from his mother when she was ill and looked after by dedicated zookeepers at Sydney's Toronga Zoo. We too learn Click for more


Zoo Babies 13

Zoo Babies 13

On our final episode in the series we visit a baby chimp at Sydney's Toronga Zoo; then an Indian village which has adopted an abandoned sloth bear cub; next we meet a couple of twin chimpanzees which were a surprise to the Israeli zoo where they live; also we see something you don't see every day, Elephants painting! Click for more





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