Animal Planet's

The Zoo

Take a look at some of the highlights from past seasons and plan a visit to see your favorites in person. We'll see you inside the zoo!


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Season 5: Episode 12

Penguin Peepers

On the season five finale of THE ZOO, we meet little blue penguin Jaffa. When keepers notice his behavior is off, a veterinary ophthalmologist confirms Jaffa has a cataract. Once the cataract is removed, Jaffa is reunited with the colony. You can see the Bronx Zoo’s colony of little penguins at the Aquatic Bird House.

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