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.
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.
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.
How does weather impact wildlife? Peter Gros and some of his wild friends visit with Fox Weather’s Nick Kosir and Marissa Torres .
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’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 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 features Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild as a weekly must-watch.
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.
Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild is now airing and you can watch it for free on our New Episodes page.