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Wild Kratts

Season 2


Episode 201: Bad Hair Day

Martin and Chris try to help a male lion get past obstacles and get back to its pride, which is under siege from two intruder lions.

Learning Goals: Different species of animals have different structures and rules for social groups.

Animals Featured: Lion, Python, African Porcupine

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Lion fending off python and porcupine, and lion fight for control of the pride.


Episode 202: Race for the Hippo Disc

When the brothers accidentally lose a Power Disc on the African Savannah, the Wild Kratts team goes into crisis mode. They must find the disc before Zach does or he’ll steal the serets to Aviva’s precious Creature Power Technology.

Learning Goals: Hippos are fiercely territorial about their stretches of water because it guarantees a safe haven from the sun and predators.

Animals Featured: Hippos

Never Before or Rarey Seen Wildlife Moment: Male hippos sparring, a mother hippo nursing a baby underwater, and lions attacking hippos.


Episode 203: Creature Power Challenge

After witnessing a rhino and elephant battle over rights to a mud wallow, the Kratt brothers decide to hold a contest to see which animals are strongest, fastest, and best swimmers in Africa.

Learning Goals: Animals have specific abilities that are adapted to the environments in which they live.

Animals Featured: Elephant, Rhino, Cheetah, Peregrine Falcon, Hippo, Crocodile

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Rhino and Elephant fighting over mud wallow.


Episode 204: Termites vs. Tongues

When a miniaturized Aviva and Koki are carried away by termites, Martin and Chris must infiltrate the termite ranks – as both termite and termite predator – to get them back.

Learning Goals: Predators and prey develop specific attacks and defenses to counter each other.

Animals Featured: Termite, Aardwolf, Bat-Eared Fox, Aardvark

Never Before or Rarely Seen Animal Moment: Termites battling an aardwolf with chemical defenses, a termite queen laying eggs, and termite predators feeding on termites.


Episode 205: Happy Turkey Day

Martin and Chris must defend the honor of the wild turkey and prove that it has some amazing creature powers too.

Learning Goals: Wild turkeys differ from domestic turkeys in both their history in North America, and their creature abilities.

Animals Featured: Wild Turkey

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Mother wild turkey defending her young from a goshawk.


Episode 206: Neck and Neck

While trying to uncover the mystery of the giraffe’s long neck, the Tortuga crew encounter a mischievous giraffe that starts stealing their supplies.

Learning Goals: Animals develop in ways that keep them from competing directly with each other for food and resources.

Animals Featured: Giraffe

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Giraffes engaging in neck battles, and giraffes defending themselves against lions.


Episode 207: Bugs or Monkeys

While arguing over their next adventure, Chris and Martin meet a group of spider monkeys! But when a miniaturized Martin is carried away by a baby monkey, the rest of the Tortuga crew must work to find him.

Learning Goals: Certain animals have unique anatomical features adapted to maneuver in particular environments.

Animals Featured: Spider Monkey

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Following brachiating spider monkeys through the treetops, and spider monkeys escaping a harping eagle attack.


Episode 208: Secrets of the Spider’s Web

The Wild Kratts team attempts to uncover the secret to spider silk while keeping Donita from including the valuable substance in her latest fashion line.

Learning Goals: Humans can create new obbjects in biotechnology by studying and analyzing elements of nature.

Animals Featured: Golden Orb Weaver Spider

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Super close-up of spider spinning web, spider “”ballooning”", and spider capturing bee.


Episode 209: Shadow the Black Jaguar

The Wild Kratts respond to a distress call in South America to find that Zach Varmitech is trying to kidnap a rare black jaguar for use in his latest invention scheme.

Learning Goals: Some animals have dominant and recessive gene traits.

Animals Featured: Jaguar

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Jaguar attacking caiman, and jaguar cub emerging from its lair for the first time.


Episode 210: To Touch a Hummingbird

Amazed by the hummingbird’s unique flight capabilities, Martin and Chris try to track one down but soon learn that Gourmand has just added hummingbird eggs to his menu.

Learning Goals: Animals have to maintain a specific diet or lifestyle in order to survive.

Animals Featured: Hummingbird, Eyelash Viper

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Hummingbird flying upside down, and predator avoidance.


Episode 211: Rainforest Stew

The Wild Kratts must stop Gourmand from creating a “”rainforest stew”" and disturbing the delicate balance of the rainforest ecosystem.

Learning Goals: Rainforests are rich in biodiversity and are some of the most complex ecosystems on the planet.

Animals Featured: Sloth, Sloth Moth

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Life cycle relationship between sloth and sloth moth, and sloth being attacked by harpy eagle.


Episode 212: Sea Horse Rodeo

The Kratt brothers discover a herd of seahorses living near a coral reef, but their investigation is interrupted when Donita eyes the little creatures as part of her next fashion trend.

Learning Goals: Seahorses are actually classified as fish.

Animals Featured: Seahorse

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Baby seahorses inside the pouch of father seahorse.


Episode 213: Speaking Dolphinese

The Wild Kratts team is on a mission to decode the secret language of the dolphin with one of Aviva’s new inventions, but a hungry great white shark puts their new animal friends in harm’s way.

Learning Goals: Animals that live in groups develop unique ways to “”talk”" with each other.

Animals Featured: Dolphin, Great White Shark

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Dolphin defending themselves from shark attack, and dolphins cooperating to hunt fish.


Episode 214: Aquafrog

Martin and Chris are studying bullfrogs when Zach decides to dump his waste in the same pond, threatening the frog’s delicate lifecycle.

Learning Goals: Animals depend on clean habitats to survive.

Animals Featured: Bullfrog, Tadpoles, Froglets

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Male bullfrog battling over a prime spot in a pond.


Episode 215: Tortuga Tune-Up

Aviva wants to upgrade the Tortuga with simming capabilities, and so the Kratt brothers seek out a sea turtle for inspiration.

Learning Goals: There are several classifications of turtle groups, and each have different characterstics depending on their environment.

Animals Featured: Hawksbill turtle, dolphin, sea turtle, tiger shark

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Inside view from sea sponge as it’s eaten by sea turtle, and hawksbill turtle defending itself from tiger shark.


Episode 216: Blowfish Blowout

The Kratt brothers discover a beautiful coral reef and a couple of blowfish, which they then must protect from Donita.

Learning Goals: Reef fish have an interesting life cycle, and some animals can manipulate hte volume in their body as part of a defense strategy.

Animals Featured: Blowfish

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: The larval stage of reef fish, and a blowfish defending itself from a grouper attack.


Episode 217: Road Runner

While trying to catch an elusive lizard in the Sonoran Desert, Martin and Chris stumble upon a roadrunner and try to use its running powers to uncover the identity of the mystery lizard.

Learning Goals: Roadrunners are a unique species of bird that runs to catch prey.

Animals Featured: Roadrunner

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Two roadrunners working together to hunt a rattlesnake.


Episode 218: Rocketjaw, Magician of the Reef

The bros discover a frogfish while exploring a coral reef, only to also find that Zach and Donita are stealing parts of the reef as part of their next scheme.

Learning Goals: Coral reefs are a delicate habitat under threat by humans, and some animals are capable of blending into their habitats to hide and hunt.

Animals Featured: Frogfish, Parrot Fish

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Coral polyp eating a plankton, and frogfish hunting prey.


Episode 219: The Snow Runners

The Wild Kratts accidentally lose three hispid hares in wintery North America, and must use the powers of the “”snow runners”" to get them back.

Learning Goals: Some animals have adapted to survive a winter environment.

Animals Featured: Hispid Hare, Snowshoe Hare, Lynx

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Lynx hunting snowshoe hare, and snowshoe hare using snow-diving evasive techniques.


Episode 220: Attack of the Alien Tree Eaters

The Tortuga crew gets a distress call from some WIld Kratts kids and must investigate why the forest around the kids’ clubhouse is dying.

Learning Goals: Introducing a new species into an ecosystem can have disastrous results.

Animals Featured: Woodpecker, Asian Longhorn Beetle, Pine Marten

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Woodpecker escaping pine marten attack, and Asian longhorn drilling into trees.


Episode 221: Rattlesnake Crystal

The Kratt bros must use rattlesnake powers to find rare tellurium crystal, or else the Tortuga will go offline forever!

Learning Goals: Some animals have infared vision in addition to regular eyesight.

Animals Featured: Rattlesnake

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Rattlesnake hunting ground squirrels in underground burrows.


Episode 222: Skunked!

The Tortuga is taken over by skunks, and the Wild Kratts crew must uncover the secret behind their stink to get it back.

Learning Goals: Animals have unique ways of defending themselves, like the skunk’s chemical defense.

Animals Featured: Spotted Skunk

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Spotted skunk defending itself from a mountain lion, skunk climbing trees, and a skunk attacking a rattlesnake.


Episode 223: Gila Monster Under My House

Chris and Martin set out to prove that gila monsters are misunderstood lizards, and also to protect them from becoming part of Zach’s latest invention.

Learning Goals: Gila monsters are one of the most unique and misunderstood lizards in North America.

Animals Featured: Gila Monster

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Gila monster eggs hatching, and gila monster prowling and defending itself against predators.


Episode 224: Desert Elves

When Koki and Jimmy get stranded in the Sonoran Desert, the Kratt bros must use the powers of the “”desert elves”" to track them down before it’s too late.

Learning Goals: Some animals, like owls, utilize sound in different ways.

Animals Featured: Burrowing Owl, Elf Owl, Jumping Bean

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Burrowing owl mimicking rattlesnake, jumping bean hatching, and burrowing owl harvesting dung beetle.


Episode 225: Groundhog Wakeup Call

Aviva tries to prove that groundhogs have amazing creature powers, but instead falls into a deep sleep, leaving the Kratt bros to discover all about hibernation.

Learning Goals: Some animals hibernate – storing food and slowing their metabolism – to survive the winter.

Animals Featured: Groundhogs

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Why goundhogs poke their heads out of their burrows (whether staying up or going back down) after winter’s over.


Episode 226: Journey to the Subnivean Zone

A miniaturized Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the secret underground world of the meadow vole.

Learning Goals: Some animals have unique strategies for surviving the winter season, and snow requires specific environmental conditions to occur.

Animals Featured: Meadow Vole, Red Fox, Weasel

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Voles living in subnivean zone winter tunnels, weasel hunting voles, and fox strategy for hunting voles.

Produced by:   Funding is provided by:
Kratt Brothers 9 Story    Bell Fund logo The Ontario Media Development Corporation Chuck E Cheese logo  
Wild Kratts is a Kratt Brothers Company / 9 Story Entertainment production. © 2010-2012 1757712 Ontario Inc.

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