This Australian factual series features exclusive behind-the-scenes access to one of the planet’s largest and oldest zoos.
Across three diverse Zoos Victoria sites, 800 dedicated staff look after more than 5000 extraordinary animals – from Melbourne Zoo in the heart of the city, to Werribee Open Range Zoo’s magnificent savannah, and the stunning bushland setting of Healesville Sanctuary.
The series follows a passionate group of keepers and veterinarians as they care for an amazing menagerie of creatures. Using innovative training methods, state-of-the-art facilities and the latest medical technology, they show what it takes to run a busy modern zoo at the forefront of fighting wildlife extinction.
Mega Zoo reveals the daily rollercoaster of drama, emotion and humour with heart-warming and inspirational stories.
First broadcast 4 March 2021.