Parents' Guide to

The Little Zoo That Could

By KJ Dell Antonia, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Behind the scenes at a Gulf Coast zoo.

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The Little Zoo That Could's detailed look behind the scenes of a fairly small zoo will be fascinating to middle graders dreaming of veterinary or other animal careers. Watching zoo staffers cuddle leopard kittens, eat cake with bears, and learn to rope alligators will inspire them.

For kids who aren't as interested in animals, the show's focus on the zoo, rather than the animals themselves, probably means that it won't hold their interest the way more-traditional nature programming might, but if your kids are interested (and ready to handle the almost-constant talk about mating), this is family television.

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