Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there’s more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by the young inventor, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider’s look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs.
Learning Goals: The importance of heat in the life cycle of the croc and that heat can even move from one object to another by a process called conduction.
Animals Featured: Nile crocodile, hippopotamus, monitor lizard, soft-shelled turtle
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: A glimpse inside a developing crocodile nest; the maternal care of a mother croc for her babies; an amazing crocodile and hippo encounter.
The Kratt brothers are taking Aviva’s submarine prototype out for a test drive when the vehicle gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths.
Learning Goals: Experience the force of pressure first hand and join the giant squid and sperm whale in the mysterious depths.
Animals Featured: Sperm whale, giant squid
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Giant squid vs. sperm whale battle.
After a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris’s backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a “door to door” search to return him to his home burrow.
Learning Goals: Discover how aardvarks manipulate earth materials to alter landscapes and learn the incredible (and valuable) service this amazing animal provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa.
Animals Featured: Aardvark, hyena, termite, warthog, african shelduck
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Aardvark raiding a termite mound, and using its powerful digging skills to escape hyenas.
While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard’s gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot devised by villainous fashion designer, Donita Donata, who has been capturing these amazing creatures to make them part of her new Fall collection.
Learning Goals: Learn all about gliding and gravity!
Animals Featured: Draco lizard
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Angles and perspective on draco flight; first flight of draco hatchlings.
Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for a fascinating underground mission to meet earthworms and “dig up” the answer to the mystery of why worms come above ground when it rains.
Learning Goals: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling and that the worm’s unique environment helps them stay moist.
Animals Featured: Earthworm, star-nosed mole, raccoon, large mouth bass, bull frog, robin, brown thrasher
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: The underground, private life of the common earthworm.
On a kayaking expedition in Australia, the brothers encounter one of the world’s most unusual creatures: a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on adding the platypus eggs to his menu.
Learning Goals: Animals use their senses to find out about their surroundings and themselves, and different senses give different information.
Animals Featured: Platypus
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Platypus eggs with developing baby platypus inside; mother platypus with eggs inside a platypus burrow; platypus hunting with electroreception.
Martin and Chris are on a mission in the Arctic to discover that both buoyancy and traction comes in handy when trying to rescue a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub from Zach Varmitech.
Learning Goals: Learn how animals move around in the Arctic!
Animals Featured: Walrus, polar bear
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Walrus and polar bear battle, walrus using pharyngeal throat sacs as built in life preservers to float on stormy seas.
When the Wild Kratts accidentally break a beaver dam, they must help the beaver family rebuild it and restore the pond ecosystem.
Learning Goals: Learn how the beavers make marvelous, complicated structures blocking the flow of water down a stream.
Animals Featured: Beaver, otter, moose, bass, wood duck, frogs, moles, wolves, raccoons
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: A family of beavers with kits inside a beaver lodge; the dam building process from start to finish; an otter raiding a beaver lodge.
Using Aviva’s newest invention, the Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the Monarch butterfly’s 2,000 mile migration to their secret forests in Mexico.
Learning Goals: Investigate one of the most unusual animal life cycles on the planet.
Animals Featured: Monarch butterfly, spider, blue jay
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: The complete migration from the perspective of a traveling butterfly.
While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Chris and Martin uncover the amazing symbiotic relationships between bees, the Honey guide bird and the Honey badger – a bond that the Wild Kratts team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand.
Learning Goals: Symbiotic relationships
Animals Featured: Honey guide, honey badger, african killer bee
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Honey guide leading honey badger to bee tree and the two species working together to get honey.