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The Zoo TV show

The ZooThe multi award-winning television show, The Zoo, all about the animals, keepers and vets here at Auckland Zoo

Missed an episode? Watch episodes of The Zoo on TVNZ Ondemand:

Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5
Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8 Episode 9 Episode 10

The Zoo Fast Facts

  • The Zoo (Series 1) first screened in 1999 on TV One.
  • The Zoo is produced by Greenstone TV Ltd, and now screens in over 35 countries, including Australia, Ireland, the U.K, Thailand, Belgium, Israel, USA, Russia and in countries in the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, the Caribbean and Scandinavia
  • When The Zoo show screens in New Zealand and Australia (GEM free-to-air channel) it attracts around 500,000 viewers per screening
  • Long-time stars of The Zoo include senior primate keeper Christine Tintinger, carnivore keeper Sandra Rice, elephant team leader Andrew Coers, primate team leader Amy Robbins, Pridelands team leader Nat Sullivan, and NZ Birds and Mammal team leader Andrew Nelson.
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