Mkhaya the baby elephant with another elephant following her.

Episode 8: Mkhaya Discovers Her Trunk

At A Glance

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  • ​​​​​​​Original air date: September 21, 2019
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  • African elephant, Andean bear, western lowland gorilla, coastal patch-nosed snake
  • Four-month-old Mkhaya, the youngest baby elephant in the Safari Park herd, learns to use her trunk. It's breeding season for Andean bears; will Alba become a first-time mom? The San Diego Zoo vets examine Mandazzi the gorilla and assist gorilla heart research. And, we join Jeff the snake chaser on the trail of the elusive coastal patch-nosed snake.


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    Andean Bear