Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom
Myths and Superstitions
Season 1 | Episode 1
Marlin debunks many of the baseless belief about living creatures from the fish to the gorilla with his firsthand knowledge.
Designs for Survival
Season 1 | Episode 2
The survival value of a wide range of protective devices used by wild creatures investigated and demonstrated.
Capturing Wild Animals
Season 1 | Episode 3
Marlin Perkins and Jim Fowler investigate trapping and capturing techniques both primitive and modern.
Sonar in the Wild
Season 1 | Episode 4
Marlin Perkins and Jim Fowler perform experiments in a bat cave to reveal how bats maneuver in the dark without colliding. They demonstrate how the intelligent porpoise use inaudible signals to find their way about.
Cats of the World
Season 1 | Episode 6
The great cats of the world, lions, tigers and jaguars are placed in an observation room and tested for their reactions to various objects.
Hunters of the Sky
Season 1 | Episode 7
Story of how birds of prey zig-zag after their terrified, intended victims.
The Amazon River
Season 1 | Episode 8
Mysteries of animal and native life in the Amazon River Valley.
Attack and Defense
Season 1 | Episode 9
Close-up look at the aggressive and defensive postures assumed by all animals in their natural habitat.
Call of the Pribilofs
Season 1 | Episode 10
The fur seal answer the call of the Pribilofs and migrate to a group of small islands in the Bering Sea.
Defense Against Extinction
Season 1 | Episode 11
Marlin and Jim investigate unusual conservation techniques by which man is challenging the extinction of the wild kingdom.
Exploring the Reef
Season 1 | Episode 12
A journey to the coral reefs off Bimini to take a deep-sea look at the myriad of underwater inhabitants that flourish in these warm blue waters and the deadly shark.
Meet the Host and Featured Experts of Protecting the Wild!
Our hosts of both the classic episodes of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom and our new series, Protecting the Wild, are more than television stars. They’re wildlife conservationists, naturalists and animal experts who share stories of Earth’s most vulnerable species. Learn more about these experts.