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Series / The Zoo

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The Zoo is a docu-series set at the Bronx Zoo. It airs on Animal Planet, and premiered on February 18, 2017 and has aired four seasons, with a total of 52 episodes.

Not to be confused with Zoo.

The show provides examples of the following tropes:

  • Bittersweet Ending: While often the segments and stories will end positively, on occasion the ending is bittersweet.
  • Downer Ending: Sometimes the animals don't recover from the ailments shown in episode.
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  • Seldom-Seen Species: Along with episode segments focusing on animals as famous as Gorillas, Elephants, and Tigers, segments feature such underknown animals as Kudu, Little Blue Penguins, African Wild Dogs, and Pink Pigeons.


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