The Wildlife Docs Season 5
S05 E01Oct 7, 2017
Walk and Roll Oct 7, 2017 Discover the ingenious methods used to take an x-ray of a giraffe’s giant hoof. Then, an armadillo goes in for a check-up.
S05 E02Oct 14, 2017
The Chimps Are Going Kookaburra Oct 14, 2017 A cardiologist is called in to consult on a male chimp’s annual check-up. Plus, meet a kookaburra and a Tawny frogmouth, two unique Australian bird species.
S05 E03Oct 21, 2017
All in the Sloth Family Oct 21, 2017 The slow-moving sloth family is busy as dad, Mario, goes in for a check-up, and one-year-old Yiscel, makes strides as an animal ambassador. Then, a nyala calf breaks her leg.
S05 E04Oct 28, 2017
Saving Stingray City Oct 28, 2017 Join Dr. Dominique as she journeys to Stingray City in the Cayman Islands with world-famous conservationist and artist, Guy Harvey. Follow along as the team tracks the health of the stingrays, and find out if any are pregnant!
S05 E05Nov 4, 2017
Rescuing White Rhino in South Africa Nov 4, 2017 Journey with Dr. Mike on a conservation mission to the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Witness the amazing story of Thandi, the rhinoceros, and meet the compassionate conservationists devoted to returning and protecting Africa’s exotic and endangered wildlife.
S05 E06Nov 11, 2017
Saving the Black Rhino from Extinction Nov 11, 2017 On a journey to the heart of South Africa’s Eastern Cape, witness what dedicated conservationists, including a young boy, are doing to save the iconic black rhino, one of the world’s most endangered animal species, from extinction.
S05 E07Nov 18, 2017
The Pride of the Eastern Cape Nov 18, 2017 Discover the great lengths taken to keep the Eastern Cape lion population healthy for generations to come in Africa. And, meet the veterinarians and volunteers dedicated to protecting the animals in the area from poachers.
S05 E08Nov 25, 2017
The Long & Short of Animal Medicine Nov 25, 2017 Discover all there is to know about the American alligator, and find out the treatment needed when one injures its leg. Plus, find out what it means to be a veterinary extern as a college student experiences life as a Wildlife Doc.
S05 E09Jan 20, 2018
Plight of the Penguins Jan 20, 2018 Journey to South Africa to discover the great lengths being taken to bolster the endangered African penguin population, and meet dedicated teams across the world that have made it their mission to protect these penguins in peril.
S05 E10Jan 27, 2018
The Doctor Will See You Now Jan 27, 2018 Follow along as The Wildlife Docs make some medical house calls, including a visit to an Asian elephant with a tooth problem and a rare Malayan tiger with a lip issue. Plus, a young wallaby is due in for his first big exam!
S05 E11Feb 3, 2018
Three Reptiles & a Big Cat Feb 3, 2018 Follow along as a rescued baby jaguar from Panama, grows up and finds a new home in Florida. Plus, get up close and personal with some of the reptilian creatures that call Busch Gardens Tampa Bay home.
S05 E12Feb 10, 2018
Let Me Introduce You Feb 10, 2018 We’ll introduce you to some animals you may never have heard of… as a cotton-top tamarin, a gibbon, a hyrax and a hornbill visit The Wildlife Docs.
S05 E13Feb 17, 2018
The Super Order of Xenarthrans Feb 17, 2018 Discover what an armadillo, a sloth and an anteater all have in common. Follow along as they train to participate in their own health care, and then go in for their annual check-ups.
S05 E14Feb 24, 2018
The Hippo & the Raven Feb 24, 2018 Meet the park’s newest, youngest and adorable hippopotamus! Then, a raven, one of the world’s smartest species, takes a break from solving her favorite puzzles for a doctor’s visit.
S05 E15Mar 3, 2018
Striped to the Quills Mar 3, 2018 Witness the new treatment being used to help a Bengal tiger with arthritis. Plus, discover the exotic world of the echidna… a spiky species from Australia.
S05 E16Mar 10, 2018
Look Who's Having a Baby Mar 10, 2018 Follow along as the team tracks the pregnancy of an orangutan. You won’t want to miss seeing the adorable new baby! Plus, the bongo and sable antelope herds are expanding, too.
S05 E17Mar 17, 2018
Croc-a-by-Baby Mar 17, 2018 The endangered Southern white rhino population is on the uptake… in the wild, and at the park, as Kisiri gives birth to an adorable 140- pound calf. Then… listen up… as the new slender snouted crocodile hatchlings are making some noise.
S05 E18Apr 7, 2018
Looks Can Be Deceiving Apr 7, 2018 Just because something is scaly… or prickly… or has a lot of legs, doesn’t mean you should turn away. We’ll introduce you to some creatures that get a bad rep just because of how they look.
S05 E19Apr 14, 2018
Vet Camp to Vet Tech Apr 14, 2018 Three years ago Kelsey was a vet camper at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Today, she’s landed her dream job, as a vet tech, assisting The Wildlife Docs. Plus, a red kangaroo goes in for her first check-up while a Western grey needs surgery.
S05 E20Apr 21, 2018
Welcome to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Apr 21, 2018 Meet a pair of tiny tenrecs, the largest species of porcupine and a tarantula, just three of the newest creatures to call Busch Gardens Tampa Bay home. Plus, a young sloth goes in for a CT scan.
S05 E21Apr 28, 2018
Saving Wild Rhinos in South Africa Apr 28, 2018 Dr. Mike joins forces with a South African Wildlife Vet as they work to keep the white rhino population healthy. Plus, meet dedicated conservationists, including a young boy, who are doing their part to help save the iconic black rhino from extinction.
S05 E22May 5, 2018
Baby Day May 5, 2018 You’ll be amazed to see how fast these babies are growing! Lions, lemurs, sloths, flamingos, an orangutan, hyena, wallaby and a giraffe too!
S05 E23May 12, 2018
A Family of Gorillas May 12, 2018 A 350-pound silverback gorilla and his mom go in for their annual check-ups while two young gorillas make the most of playtime.
S05 E24May 19, 2018
The Fast and Slow of It May 19, 2018 Discover what’s slowing down a usually fast cheetah. Plus, we’ll travel to South Africa to visit with a cheetah rescue and rehab facility. Then, take it slow with two, young Aldabra tortoises.
S05 E25May 26, 2018
Education to the Rescue May 26, 2018 From summer camps to the animal ambassador program, discover how Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is educating the next generation about the importance of saving wildlife. Plus, seven otter pups need rescuing.
S05 E26Jun 2, 2018
Jump Into Conservation Jun 2, 2018 Discover the amazing work being done by SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund recipients as they help animals across the globe. Then leap into action as an African bullfrog visits with park guests and The Wildlife Docs.