Our History Of Protection

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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Animal Spotlight:


Animal Spotlight:


Featured Episode:

In this iconic episode of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, a giant anaconda gives Marlin Perkins and Dadanawa Ranch Manager Stan Brock a run for their money as they wrestle it to shore.

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3 Surprising Reptile Facts

It’s a Diverse Group

Reptiles fall into four main groups: turtles and tortoises; lizards and snakes; crocodiles and alligators; and the tuatara.

They’re Almost Everywhere

Reptiles live in all types of habitats except polar ice and tundra.

They Love to Sunbathe

Reptiles need to bask in the sun to stay warm.

Wild Kingdom Reptile Encounters

Peter Gros

Wild Kingdom Co-Host & Wildlife Expert

Why do snakes get a bad rap?

We react to snakes from a place of unfounded fear. They don’t have facial expressions and they move quickly, so they’re often seen as just cold or slimy. But snakes play a valuable role in the ecosystem. Not only do they help regulate the population of disease-carrying rodents, they also serve as prey for larger animals. It’s true that snakes get a bad rap, but it’s important to understand they have a purpose and a place in nature.

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Favorite Adventures

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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.

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