Animal Families

Much-loved wildlife expert Michaela Strachan presents the enchanting series that explores family life in the animal kingdom. From elephants to meerkats, the programme investigates how baby animals cope with the world around them. Michaela is joined on her travels by her son, Oliver.

Just like the human world, the animal kingdom is full of families. In this preschool wildlife series, Michaela Strachan sets out across the planet to meet the youngest members of animal families and explore how similar they are to people.

Michaela and her young helpers investigate everything from hairy bears to sea-going penguins. Each programme is themed around a familiar aspect of daily life, such as playing with friends, going to school or having a bath.

Every episode of the series comprises three strands: a story based on the programme's theme, a tactile wildlife tale that introduces children to animals and a soap-opera-style update on an animal family.

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Season 2.0

1. Keeping Cool (2010-03-07)
13. Digging (2010-03-31)
14. Swimming Underwater (2010-04-01)
15. Keeping Warm (2010-04-02)
16. Making Noise (2010-04-05)
17. A Trip to the Pool (2010-04-06)
18. Building a Den (2010-04-07)
19. Getting Dirty (2010-04-08)
20. Slither and Slide (2010-04-09)
21. Feet (2010-04-12)
22. Flying (2010-04-13)
23. Hiding (2010-04-14)
24. Carrying (2010-04-15)
25. Clearing (2010-04-16)
26. Climbing (2010-04-19)
27. Jumping (2010-04-20)
28. Protection (2010-04-21)
29. Rolling (2010-04-22)
30. Exploring (2010-04-23)

Season 1.0

17. Episode 17 (2009-11-07)
18. Episode 18 (2009-11-08)
19. Episode 19 (2009-11-14)
20. Episode 20 (2009-11-15)
21. Episode 21 (2009-11-21)
22. Episode 22 (2009-11-22)