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Wild Kratts Previous Broadcasts

Zig-Zagged (Episode #127H)

KQED 9: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called "confusion camouflage."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Chameleons On Target (Episode #315)

PBS Kids: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Aviva is working on a special ring chip that will super power her "inventuring", but it's stolen by a mysterious lemur. Martin and Chris are off to the rescue and along the way, they learn about the amazing world of chameleons.

Mystery on the Prairie (Episode #314)

PBS Kids: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery.

Chameleons On Target (Episode #315)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Aviva is working on a special ring chip that will super power her "inventuring", but it's stolen by a mysterious lemur. Martin and Chris are off to the rescue and along the way, they learn about the amazing world of chameleons.

Mystery on the Prairie (Episode #314)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery.

Caracal-Minton (Episode #126H)

KQED 9: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Wild Kratts crew is playing badminton on the African savannah when a high jumping wildcat called a caracal steals the birdie. And this is no ordinary birdie - it is Aviva's precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracal's musculature is specifically designed stalking and leaping- a perfect example of the concept of "form for function." Inspired by this Aviva perfects the caracal power for the Creature Power Suit and leaps off to retrieve Aviva's special birdie and rescue some caracal kittens who get into trouble along the way.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Prairie Who? (Episode #313)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

A twister surprises the Tortuga in flight - and all the gang abandons ship and gets separated out on the prairie. While searching for each other, the Wild Kratts Team discovers the amazing species that inhabit the Prairie.

The Amazing Creature Race (Episode #312)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Wild Kratts Team decides to have a Creature Power Running Race to help them figure out who are the greatest running creatures of all!

Prairie Who? (Episode #313)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

A twister surprises the Tortuga in flight - and all the gang abandons ship and gets separated out on the prairie. While searching for each other, the Wild Kratts Team discovers the amazing species that inhabit the Prairie.

The Amazing Creature Race (Episode #312)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

The Wild Kratts Team decides to have a Creature Power Running Race to help them figure out who are the greatest running creatures of all!

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

KQED 9: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Crocogator Contest (Episode #311)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what're the differences between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all.

Where The Bison Roam (Episode #310)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts Team decides to explore the spot where early explorers Lewis and Clark first laid eyes on the American prairie, they discover that prairies and the amazing bison herds of yore are much harder to find these days.

Crocogator Contest (Episode #311)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what're the differences between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all.

Where The Bison Roam (Episode #310)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Wild Kratts Team decides to explore the spot where early explorers Lewis and Clark first laid eyes on the American prairie, they discover that prairies and the amazing bison herds of yore are much harder to find these days.

Mimic (Episode #125H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. Martin discovers that the cheetah cub has unexpected powers of mimicry, and it's ability to mimic the ferocious honey badger - is the key to foiling Donita and protecting the cheetah.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Bandito: The Black Footed Ferret (Episode #309)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Martin impulsively tries out Aviva's new Stone Digger before it is finished and flies out of control and crash lands into a hidden prairie where he is stranded, but encounters a lost colony of black footed ferrets.

Opossum In My Pocket (Episode #308)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

While on a mission to find Chris' night vision goggles lost in the Cypress swamp, the brothers discover a marsupial opossum with a similar problem.

Bandito: The Black Footed Ferret (Episode #309)

PBS Kids: Mon, May 22, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Martin impulsively tries out Aviva's new Stone Digger before it is finished and flies out of control and crash lands into a hidden prairie where he is stranded, but encounters a lost colony of black footed ferrets.

Opossum In My Pocket (Episode #308)

PBS Kids: Mon, May 22, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

While on a mission to find Chris' night vision goggles lost in the Cypress swamp, the brothers discover a marsupial opossum with a similar problem.

Kerhonk (Episode #124H)

KQED 9: Mon, May 22, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 22, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Koala Balloon (Episode #122H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 21, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home.

Falcon City (Episode #121H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 20, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers ! But then they discover that Zach is sending his Zachbots to clean off a building that has a peregrine falcon nests with chicks! Martin and Chris must activate their Peregrine falcons powers and harness the force of gravity to pull off a high flying creature rescue!

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408H)

KQED 9: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Aviva comes up with a creature power challenge for the Kratt brothers when she gets tired of their arguing over a shell they find - a race to survive one of the harshest habitats on earth,the rocky intertidal.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Mosquito Dragon (Episode #304)

PBS Kids: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

When Koki and Jimmy get walloped by mosquitoes in the Cypress Swamp, Aviva, Martin, and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out exactly why mosquitoes try to steal our blood in the first place!

Slider, The Otter (Episode #303)

PBS Kids: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Wild Kratts discover a lost otter cub. Assuming he is lost, the bros attempt to find his family, while introducing him to life in the Cypress Swamp of Florida.

Mosquito Dragon (Episode #304)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

When Koki and Jimmy get walloped by mosquitoes in the Cypress Swamp, Aviva, Martin, and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out exactly why mosquitoes try to steal our blood in the first place!

Slider, The Otter (Episode #303)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

The Wild Kratts discover a lost otter cub. Assuming he is lost, the bros attempt to find his family, while introducing him to life in the Cypress Swamp of Florida.

Cheetah Racer (Episode #123H)

KQED 9: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. The team, inspired by the cheetah, "revs up" to explore the different functions required for speed build a cheetah racer and win the race.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Osprey (Episode #307)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Jimmy accidentally drops the keys to the Tortuga into the ocean. Chris, Martin and Aviva on are a race to develop osprey creature powers to find the keys before they disappear forever!

Search for the Florida Panther (Episode #306)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 18, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts team gets an alert from a Wild Kratts kid that an injured endangered Florida Panther was just spotted off the Alligator Alley highway, the team springs into rescue mode.

Osprey (Episode #307)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Jimmy accidentally drops the keys to the Tortuga into the ocean. Chris, Martin and Aviva on are a race to develop osprey creature powers to find the keys before they disappear forever!

Search for the Florida Panther (Episode #306)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Wild Kratts team gets an alert from a Wild Kratts kid that an injured endangered Florida Panther was just spotted off the Alligator Alley highway, the team springs into rescue mode.

Puffin Rescue (Episode #407H)

KQED 9: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When a rogue wave crashes into the Tortuga, the Wild Kratts get separated. Jimmy and Aviva end up on rafts in the middle of the ocean. Koki is trapped on a sinking Tortuga. While Chris and Martin end up on two islands. Chris is alone on his island, but Martin isn't. He soon discovers a creature friend - a Puffin! Martin begins to devise a plan to use the powers of this little bird to get off the island and rescue his friends. Science Concept : Adaptation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Under Frozen Pond (Episode #305)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

The Wild Kratts and Wild Kratts kids go on an underwater adventure to discover how pond animals survive in the winter.

Spirit Bear (Episode #416)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Under Frozen Pond (Episode #305)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

The Wild Kratts and Wild Kratts kids go on an underwater adventure to discover how pond animals survive in the winter.

Spirit Bear (Episode #416)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Koala Balloon (Episode #122H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

When Fish Fly (Episode #302)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victory...or defeat.

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

PBS Kids: Mon, May 15, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

When Fish Fly (Episode #302)

PBS Kids: Mon, May 15, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victory...or defeat.

Falcon City (Episode #121H)

KQED 9: Mon, May 15, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris' Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers ! But then they discover that Zach is sending his Zachbots to clean off a building that has a peregrine falcon nests with chicks! Martin and Chris must activate their Peregrine falcons powers and harness the force of gravity to pull off a high flying creature rescue!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 15, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Snowy Owl Invasion (Episode #403H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 14, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Martin and Chris are hanging out in China with their Giant panda friend Stuffo, when they receive reports of Snowy owls showing up all over North America. Since these raptors live in the Arctic, it's up to the Wild Kratts to solve the Mystery of the Snowy Owl Invasion! Science Concept : Territoriality, population cycles, migration.

Let The Rhinos Roll! (Episode #118H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 13, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense.

Pangolin Rescue (Episode #404H)

KQED 9: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

After discovering a pangolin and its amazingly unique keratin scales, the Wild Kratts receive an alert from two Wild Kratt kids in China. The pangolins in their forest are in trouble! The gang responds, uncovering Chef Gourmand Gaston's latest plan to make Smoothies using pangolin scales. The Wild Kratts must tap into the real power of the pangolin's scales - as an incredible defense - to rescue this little-known creature. Science Concept: Specialization for Defence.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Hermit Crab Shell Exchange (Episode #301)

PBS Kids: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Martin and Chris discover a hermit crab on the beach and soon the Wild Kratts team is exploring the amazing world of this shell changing creature.

Musk Ox Mania (Episode #424H)

PBS Kids: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When Chris realizes that his precious Creature souvenir collection is missing, the gang must travel back to the Arctic to find it. But the Arctic is now covered in a thick layer of ice and snow, so they'll need the help of a special Arctic creature - the Musk Ox - and its creature powers to find it. Science Concept: Defense.

Hermit Crab Shell Exchange (Episode #301)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Martin and Chris discover a hermit crab on the beach and soon the Wild Kratts team is exploring the amazing world of this shell changing creature.

Musk Ox Mania (Episode #424H)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When Chris realizes that his precious Creature souvenir collection is missing, the gang must travel back to the Arctic to find it. But the Arctic is now covered in a thick layer of ice and snow, so they'll need the help of a special Arctic creature - the Musk Ox - and its creature powers to find it. Science Concept: Defense.

The Blue and the Gray (Episode #120H)

KQED 9: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Cheetah Adopted (Episode #423)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Martin and Chris are creature adventuring on the African savannah when they encounter a warthog mom and her piglets. But they notice something odd. One of the piglets is the cheetah cub Spotswat! It's up to the Kratt Bros to find out why this cub has been adopted into the warthog family and to reunite him with his mother, Blur. Science Concept: Interspecies relationships.

Baby Tooth & Kid Musky (Episode #422)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts begin to talk about predator and prey, the Kratt Bros decide to split up to investigate the lives of being a predator and a prey. But when they each befriend a young member of their respective groups and the groups collide, the gang must struggle to figure out how they react in a true battle for survival . Science Concept: Predator/Prey relationship.

Cheetah Adopted (Episode #423)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Martin and Chris are creature adventuring on the African savannah when they encounter a warthog mom and her piglets. But they notice something odd. One of the piglets is the cheetah cub Spotswat! It's up to the Kratt Bros to find out why this cub has been adopted into the warthog family and to reunite him with his mother, Blur. Science Concept: Interspecies relationships.

Baby Tooth & Kid Musky (Episode #422)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Wild Kratts begin to talk about predator and prey, the Kratt Bros decide to split up to investigate the lives of being a predator and a prey. But when they each befriend a young member of their respective groups and the groups collide, the gang must struggle to figure out how they react in a true battle for survival . Science Concept: Predator/Prey relationship.

Kickin' It with the Roos (Episode #119H)

KQED 9: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When Chris and Martin meet up with a mob of Red kangaroos, they get their car keys stolen by a joey and have to figure out how to get them back from the tricky little guy. As they jump into the life of the roos to search for the missing keys, the brothers realize that animals live in different kinds of social groups and they have important behaviors that keep the group together and safe. But everybody wonders just how safe this search has become, when Chris and Martin get tangled up in a kickboxing match with the dominant male and caught in the middle of a dingo attack.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408H)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Aviva comes up with a creature power challenge for the Kratt brothers when she gets tired of their arguing over a shell they find - a race to survive one of the harshest habitats on earth,the rocky intertidal.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

The Last Largest Lobster (Episode #409H)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

The Wild Kratts are having a picnic when a seagull steals one of their creature power discs and drops it into the ocean. The Kratt Bros dive in to retrieve the disc and encounter an enormous lobster. Could this be the "Last Largest Lobster"? Martin and Chris begin to follow him to investigate the life of a lobster. But there's someone else on the lobster's trail. It's Chef Gourmand Gaston, who plans to catch him and "cook him up". It's up to Martin and Chris to stop Gourmand and save "the last largest lobster". Science Concept: Life cycle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Stars of the Tides (Episode #408H)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Aviva comes up with a creature power challenge for the Kratt brothers when she gets tired of their arguing over a shell they find - a race to survive one of the harshest habitats on earth,the rocky intertidal.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Snowy Owl Invasion (Episode #403H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Martin and Chris are hanging out in China with their Giant panda friend Stuffo, when they receive reports of Snowy owls showing up all over North America. Since these raptors live in the Arctic, it's up to the Wild Kratts to solve the Mystery of the Snowy Owl Invasion! Science Concept : Territoriality, population cycles, migration.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

This Orca Likes Sharks (Episode #421)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

The Kratt Bros discover a message in a bottle telling them about an old wily orca who only eats large sharks. They find this hard to believe, so with the help of Aviva's Dolphin Decoder, modified to speak Orca, the Wild Kratts go in search of the orca who likes sharks! Science Concept : Predator/Prey relationship.

Archerfish School (Episode #420H)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Kratt Bros meet a school of Archerfish, they are taught the secret of "water droplet" archery from an Archerfish named Arrow. Soon, they are using this newly learned skill to infiltrate Donita Donata's yacht and rescue the baby animals she has ben capturing for her newest high-end fashion line. Science Concept: Physics of Motion.

This Orca Likes Sharks (Episode #421)

PBS Kids: Mon, May 8, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

The Kratt Bros discover a message in a bottle telling them about an old wily orca who only eats large sharks. They find this hard to believe, so with the help of Aviva's Dolphin Decoder, modified to speak Orca, the Wild Kratts go in search of the orca who likes sharks! Science Concept : Predator/Prey relationship.

Archerfish School (Episode #420H)

PBS Kids: Mon, May 8, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Kratt Bros meet a school of Archerfish, they are taught the secret of "water droplet" archery from an Archerfish named Arrow. Soon, they are using this newly learned skill to infiltrate Donita Donata's yacht and rescue the baby animals she has ben capturing for her newest high-end fashion line. Science Concept: Physics of Motion.

Let The Rhinos Roll! (Episode #118H)

KQED 9: Mon, May 8, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 8, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Walk on the Wetside (Episode #116H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards.

Octopus Wildkratticus (Episode #115H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 6, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival.

Panda Power Up! (Episode #402H)

KQED 9: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

While checking out the endangered Giant panda, the Wild Kratts gets stranded in the bamboo forests of China without power to any of their vehicles or equipment. They must figure out how to 'power up' in time to help save the pandas, who are being turned into roboticized stuffed toys by the nefarious villain, Zach Varmitech. An 'ancient panda secret' just might lead to the creature power that will restart their engines and save the pandas. Science Concept: Alternative energy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

The Colors of China (Episode #417H)

PBS Kids: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

While hanging out with Golden pheasants in China, Martin and Chris wonder how important color is for creatures. But when Donita Donata begins to steal animals and remove their color, they soon discover just how critical it is for survival. It's a race to stop Donita and get color back into the creature world! Science Concept : Colors and patterns in social lives of animals.

Spirit Bear (Episode #416)

PBS Kids: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

The Colors of China (Episode #417H)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

While hanging out with Golden pheasants in China, Martin and Chris wonder how important color is for creatures. But when Donita Donata begins to steal animals and remove their color, they soon discover just how critical it is for survival. It's a race to stop Donita and get color back into the creature world! Science Concept : Colors and patterns in social lives of animals.

Spirit Bear (Episode #416)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences.

Elephant in the Room (Episode #117H)

KQED 9: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The brothers come across a lone baby elephant and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ for safety until they can find his mom. But they learn how mischievous baby elephants can be and get more than they bargained for when it almost destroys the Tortuga! As they rush to get the baby elephant home, the WildKratts team realizes that animals have different structures that serve various functions in growth and survival. And an elephant's trunk is like the multipurpose tool of "creature features" with hundreds of uses, including: showering, blasting water, grabbing, lifting, communicating, "hearing", pushing and pulling.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

PBS Kids: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

Red Panda Rescue (Episode #415H)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family.

Sea Otter Swim (Episode #414H)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Wild Kratts take time out for a swim, Jimmy reveals that he's not that strong a swimmer. To help, Martin and Chris take him to his own personal swimming tutor - a Sea otter named Coach! Science Concept: How Objects Behave In Water.

Liturgusa Krattorum (Episode #401H)

KQED 9: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

The Kratt Bros. are hanging out with Shadow, the Black jaguar cub, when they receive news that a scientist has just named a newly discovered praying mantis species after them - Liturgusa krattorum. It's time to celebrate. But Zach Varmitech, Donita Donata and Chef Gaston Gourmand are not happy. They feel the species should have been named after them. So they hatch a plan to capture all the Liturgusa krattorum. It's now up to the Wild Kratts to rescue their namesake and return them safely to their jungle home. Science Concept : Taxonomy and classification.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal (Episode #413H)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

During an argument over what is better - horns or antlers - Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic. But once they get there, they soon discover sometimes a horn isn't a horn and soon are unraveling the mystery of this amazing creature. Science Concept : Differences between horns, antlers and tusks. Rare growth patterns.

Eel-Lectric! (Episode #412H)

PBS Kids: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

When the Tortuga crashes somewhere in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, the electrical system of the ship is destroyed. Grounded and exposed to the elements and predators - like jaguars and crocodiles - the Wild Kratts must come up with a plan to restore the electrical systems before the creatures of the Amazon completely take over the Tortuga! Science Concept: Electricity.

The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal (Episode #413H)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

During an argument over what is better - horns or antlers - Martin and Chris decide to go on an adventure with the horned Narwhal of the Arctic. But once they get there, they soon discover sometimes a horn isn't a horn and soon are unraveling the mystery of this amazing creature. Science Concept : Differences between horns, antlers and tusks. Rare growth patterns.

Eel-Lectric! (Episode #412H)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

When the Tortuga crashes somewhere in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, the electrical system of the ship is destroyed. Grounded and exposed to the elements and predators - like jaguars and crocodiles - the Wild Kratts must come up with a plan to restore the electrical systems before the creatures of the Amazon completely take over the Tortuga! Science Concept: Electricity.

Walk on the Wetside (Episode #116H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

The Other Martins (Episode #411H)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 3:30 AM

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But soon, comes to understand what awesome creatures these "Other Martins" really are. Science Concept: Form for Function.

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey Man! Science Concept: Animals need special adaptations to deal with cold mountain habitats.

The Other Martins (Episode #411H)

PBS Kids: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

It's a relaxing day at Tortuga HQ when Chris comes in complaining about Martin. Confused, the gang soon discovers that Chris means a bird called the Purple martin and not his brother! Chris is not happy about something else named Martin and when a second creature called Martin comes along - he realizes it's not his day. But soon, comes to understand what awesome creatures these "Other Martins" really are. Science Concept: Form for Function.

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey Man (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

The Wild Kratts go on an expedition into the Chinese mountains to find the amazing Snub nosed monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey Man! Science Concept: Animals need special adaptations to deal with cold mountain habitats.

Octopus Wildkratticus (Episode #115H)

KQED 9: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Baby Tooth & Kid Musky (Episode #422)

PBS Kids: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

When the Wild Kratts begin to talk about predator and prey, the Kratt Bros decide to split up to investigate the lives of being a predator and a prey. But when they each befriend a young member of their respective groups and the groups collide, the gang must struggle to figure out how they react in a true battle for survival . Science Concept: Predator/Prey relationship.

This Orca Likes Sharks (Episode #421)

PBS Kids: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

The Kratt Bros discover a message in a bottle telling them about an old wily orca who only eats large sharks. They find this hard to believe, so with the help of Aviva's Dolphin Decoder, modified to speak Orca, the Wild Kratts go in search of the orca who likes sharks! Science Concept : Predator/Prey relationship.

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    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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