Updated on November 29, 2023

Updated February 15, 2023

Thanks to the steadfast conservation efforts, continued community support and the hard work our hosts Marlin Perkins, Jim Fowler and Peter Gros have put in, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom is proud of the evergreen legacy that has been created over the past 60 years. There has been a lot of buzz around our new series, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild, and we’re excited to share just some of that coverage with you.

Wild Kingdom’s Recent Media Appearances


What do an alligator, vulture, a ferret, an owl and some snakes have in common? They all joined host Peter Gros on the set of KTLA to talk about our new series, Protecting the Wild.

peter gros and two hosts on ktla

CRN Digital Talk Radio

Peter talks about the new series as well as his background and expertise in conservation and wild animal care.

Great Day Colorado

What is wildlife conservation and why is it so important? Peter talks about that and more while joined by a special reptile co-host.

Hawaii News Now

We’ve heard a lot of doom and gloom when it comes to animals and the wild. Peter Gros talks about how our new series is one of inspiration and optimism for the generations to come.

Good Day L.A.

Host Peter Gros stopped by the Good Day L.A. set to talk to Sandra Endo and Amanda Salas about our new series. He brought along some friends including a ferret, vulture and crocodile.

Cheddar News

What will viewers take away from the new series, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild? Watch Peter Gros on Wake up with Cheddar with Baker Machado.

peter gros with ferret on set of cheddar news

Fox Weather

How does weather impact wildlife? Peter Gros and some of his wild friends visit with Fox Weather’s Nick Kosir and Marissa Torres .

peter gros with fox weather set with anchors and ferret

Conserve the Wild podcast

Peter Gros talks more about his background and life working in conservation education with podcast host Jason.

Spirit of Omaha’s metroTV

metroTV goes 1-on-1 with Peter Gros where they talked all things Wild Kingdom past, present and future.

Rural America Live

Who doesn’t love baby animals? Peter Gros shares the story of an orphaned joey that is being rehabilitated back to health. He also takes some live calls from Wild Kingdom fans.


Recent Articles about Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom

Association of Zoos and Aquarium Connection

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) sat down with Peter to talk about the show’s revival and what it was like working with so many great AZA-accredited facilities in its production.

Orlando Weekly

Orlando’s Florida Coral Rescue Center rarely allows visitors, but after they opened their doors so we could film with them on our new series, we brought along our friends at Orlando Weekly to help highlight the amazing work that’s happening at the facility.

The Outsider

The Outsider talks more about the Nuclear Crocs of the Everglades and what you can expect from the episode.


We were honored to include the story of the late P22 mountain lion in one of our new episodes. This article talks about about the Crossing Cougar Country episode and how the death of P22 has signaled an even greater need for cougar conservation in metropolitan areas.

Wyoming Tribune Eagle

This article dives into the filming of our upcoming episode on black-footed ferrets and includes some behind the scenes anecdotes from host Peter Gros and guest host Jeff Ewelt (a.k.a. Jeff the Nature Guy).


Get to know host Peter Gros on a deeper level in his interview with Forbes contributor, Jared Ranahan.

Yahoo! Entertainment

Yahoo! Entertainment features Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild as a weekly must-watch.

Orlando Magazine

Part of our new series was filmed in Orlando and other parts of Florida, including our coral episode entitled “Lost Coral of Key West.” This article takes a deeper look into that leg of filming, where we went and what amazing work is happening in the area to help preserve coral reefs.

Midlands Business Journal

Peter Gros talked about his background, knowing Marlin Perkins and Jim Fowler and what he’s excited for when it comes to our new series.


Wild Kingdom at the Rose Parade

KTLA shared their full coverage of the 2023 Rose Parade, which includes our award-winning float. Watch at 1:37:00 to see our float take the main drag of the parade route.

wild kingdom float on the rose parade route 2023



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