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Animal TV

Kids love animals -- and they love TV shows about (or starring!) animals almost as much. Check out some of our kid-friendly favorites, from sheep and penguins to turtles and elephants.

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Engaging show with good messages for preschoolers.
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Network: PBS
(2006)
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Muppets teach humorous, gentle wildlife lessons.
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Network: Hulu
(2014)
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Colorful friends teach preschoolers about solving problems.
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Network: Disney Channel
(2009)
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Nature's diversity comes to life for preschoolers.
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Network: PBS Kids, Sprout
(2007)
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Young penguin learns and grows at the South Pole.
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Network: Sprout
(2004)
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Kid-friendly mini-operas about teamwork and more.
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Network: Nickelodeon
(2006)
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A better place for animals -- for all ages.
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Network: Animal Planet
(2005)
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Animal friends find melodious, kid-friendly adventures.
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Network: Nickelodeon
(2005)
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Fun critter mischief from Wallace and Gromit crew.
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Network: Disney Channel
(2007)
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Puppies and kitties! Cuteness is the focus here.
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Network: Animal Planet
(2013)
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Educational virtual field trip is great pick for families.
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Network: ABC
(2013)
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Fun globe-trotting series teaches kids about animal species.
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Network: Syndicated
(2013)
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Animal rehabilitation tales are inspiring for families.
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Network: CBS
(2013)
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Scene-stealing schemers get their own gig; fun for kids.
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Network: Nickelodeon
(2009)
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Zoologist brothers get animated in fun, kid-friendly series.
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Network: PBS Kids
(2011)
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Educational series explores curious animal behavior.
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Network: Fox
(2014)
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Informative animal-conservation show mild enough for tweens.
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Network: CW
(2014)
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Unusual animals are educational, but some are harmed or die.
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Network: Animal Planet
(2012)
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Sweet sloth sanctuary series focuses on sick, hurt animals.
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Network: Animal Planet
(2013)
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Veterinarian's work makes for decent family fare.
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Network: CW
(2014)
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Famed trainer helps dogs with serious (and scary) problems.
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Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)
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Police dogs in action are fine for older kids.
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Network: Animal Planet
(2013)
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Intimate wildlife special is beautiful, smart, intense.
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Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)

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