protecting the wild
protecting the wild now on nbc
Come along on our wildest adventure yet! Watch Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild, now airing on NBC.
relive the past
Did you spend your Sunday nights watching Marlin Perkins, Jim Fowler and Peter Gros on Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom? Go back in time and check out some of our favorite throwback scenes from the classic series.
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meet the hosts
Introducing your guides to the Wild Kingdom: Peter Gros and Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant. Plus, learn about the hosts of the original series, Marlin Perkins and Jim Fowler.
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Wild Kingdom inspires audiences to take action in protecting wildlife and their habitats, to ensure there will always be a wild kingdom.
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The history of Wild Kingdom
Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom pioneered nature documentaries for generations to come. Premiering in 1963 on NBC, the series featured hosts Marlin Perkins, a naturalist, and Jim Fowler, a zoologist. Wild Kingdom has won numerous awards and has broadcasted in more than 40 countries. Mutual of Omaha, an insurance company, sponsored the series, showing the link of protection from the human kingdom to the animal kingdom.
Wild Kingdom stood apart from other nature programs, featuring the hosts in the wild animals’ natural habitats. The show used innovative camera techniques to capture these habitats including hidden and underwater cameras. Throughout the years, the show has covered many topics including animal behavior, migration, conservation and environmental issues.
Wild Kingdom has had a significant impact on the public’s understanding of wildlife and conservation. The show’s popularity raises awareness of endangered species and their habitats. It also inspires new generations of viewers to protect wildlife and their kingdoms. With the premiere of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild, the show continues to educate and inspire audiences around the world to take action in conservation.