The Secret Life of the Zoo

The Secret Life of the Zoo

Series 2 - Episode 3



Documentary capturing the behaviour of the animals at Chester Zoo. An outbreak of disease in the penguin colony leaves chick Munch fighting for his life. Sulawesi macaque Lisa gives birth and dad Mamassa is providing pretty useless, so older brother Beaker steps in to help with the babysitting. Andean spectacled bear Bernie is determined to woo Lima when she enters her short window of fertility, and young male tortoise Football muscles in on 71-year-old Bert's harem of females.

Cast & Crew

Executive Producer Alistair Pegg
Executive Producer Edmund Coulthard
Executive Producer Sarah Spencer
Series Producer Martin Hicks