Smithsonian has renewed digital series Wild Inside National Zoo for a six-episode Season 2, premiering August 20, 2016, it has been confirmed.
Smithsonian’s National Zoo is caring for an unprecedented four giant pandas at once: adults Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, juvenile Bao Bao, and little Bei Bei. The panda boom is a blessing and a good sign the program between the Chinese and U.S. governments to conserve this critically endangered species is working. But more pandas means tons of work for their caretakers, who are committed to keeping them fed, rested, and mentally stimulated. Follow them as they share the secrets to keeping their diverse group of charismatic pandas happy and healthy.
Season two, comprised of six episodes, will focus on the same engaging and surprising stories of animal life at Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C., from kiwi chicks and maned wolves to swamp monkeys and pandas. Tian Tian, the famous panda who went viral this past winter when his playful blizzard video became the second most shared Facebook video in first quarter of 2016 with 1.9 million shares, makes an appearance in the first episode.