A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Violence & Scariness
Animals feed on their prey and are sometimes hunted by humans.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Some mating scenes -- not overly graphic, but it's obvious what they are.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this series takes an intimate look at the lives of many different wild animals. Although the show is informative, visually beautiful, and even touching at times, some sensitive younger viewers might not be ready to face the reality of how animals behave in the wild -- from mating to hunting and killing their prey.
Is It Any Good?
Although Living Wild is a bit tamer than edgier nature shows like Totally Wild, it's still far from censored. Some young viewers may be upset by watching the tribulations of, say, an adorable cub turning into a menacing bear. The show is gorgeous to look at and beautifully filmed; it may just be the next-best alternative to buying an around-the-world airplane ticket and heading into the wild yourself. And the narration is informative, though kids may find it a little dry -- it's obviously not designed to spark or engage a young audience.
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