Our History Of Protection
Families across the country used to spend their Sunday evenings watching the hosts of “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom” travel to the far corners of the world, exploring the connection between people, animals and our planet. The show became one of the most loved and respected wildlife programs in television history and continues to impact conservation efforts today. Protecting families – yours and our global family – is in our DNA.
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3 Surprising Gorilla Facts
No Two are Alike
Each gorilla has a unique “noseprint.”
Young gorillas learn by imitating others.
They’re Safe in the Jungle
Gorillas have no natural enemies or predators.
Wild Kingdom Gorilla Encounters
Myths and Superstitions - Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom
Monkey Shines - Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom
Wild Kingdom Co-Host & Wildlife Expert
Are gorillas intelligent?
In the 1970s, research conducted by Dr. Penny Patterson from Stanford University revealed gorillas are highly intelligent, emotional creatures. Dr. Patterson taught sign language to a young female gorilla named Koko. As a result, Koko could communicate using more than 1,000 signs. She also understood 2,000 words of spoken English.
The Wild Animal Sanctuary - Rescuing The Wild
Join Our Adventure
Stream or tune in to our classic Wild Kingdom episodes on RFD-TV every Sunday night at 8 p.m. EST/7 p.m. CST. And subscribe to this site and get access to our exclusive Wild Kingdom digital calendar featuring images from renowned wildlife photographer and conservationist, Thomas D. Mangelsen.
Mutual of Omaha has always been committed to Protecting Your Kingdom.
Since 1909, we’ve offered insurance solutions to help people protect what matters most. And you know what’s really wild? We’re as excited about it now as we were a century ago, because protecting both the animal kingdom and the kingdom our customers call home is what we do.