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.
- 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.