Teaches children how to respect and care for the creatures with which they share the planet through live action, puppetry, animation and claymation. "Zoboo" is a wonderful talking animal who's a special friend.
Zoboomafoo Previous Broadcasts
Bathtime (Episode #129)
KQED Kids: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 3:00 PM
Things get messy when three muddy dogs descend upon Animal Junction. To make matters worse, Martin gets coated in mud too, so now there are four creatures in serious need of a bath. Jackie is busy filling up her birdbath with water so that birds have a place to drink and to splash around.
Family Game (Episode #218)
KQED Plus: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
When a baby African pygmy hedgehog comes to Animal Junction, Zoboo, tries to find the right family for her to live with. The Kratt Brothers explain that there are all different kinds of creature families, and they finally find the perfect family for the baby hedgehog.
Fast & Slow (Episode #127)
KQED Kids: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
When a cheetah visits Animal Junction, Chris, Martin and Zoboo try to join the cheetah coalition. Jackie's planting a garden of flowers for the hummingbirds that live around her house.
Can You Feel It? (Episode #213)
KQED Kids: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 3:30 PM
Brainiac the chimp and Lost and Found the Yellow Labrador retriever want to play. But what can a chimp, dog and a lemur all have fun doing together? It takes some doing but Zoboo finally comes up with a game that makes everybody happy - and discovers that all creatures have feelings.
Horses (Episode #128)
KQED Kids: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 3:00 PM
A young Belgian colt follows a trail of oats that Chris unwittingly left in his wake as he and Martin carried food supplies to Animal Junction. The appearance of the colt and then his mother gets Chris, Martin and Zoboo talking about horsetails, hooves and different breeds of horses. Jackie tells the guys that she's helping horses by cleaning up their meadow.
Don't Fence Me In (Episode #217)
KQED Plus: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
Zoboo invites a wolverine to live with him in Animal Junction, only to realize that there's not enough space for his new pal. Wild creatures need room to roam.
Playtime (Episode #126)
KQED Kids: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
For the Kratts, playtime is fun time, but for creatures, playtime is practice for all the things they need to know to survive. So when lion cubs, several kittens and ducklings come to play, Martin, Chris and Zoboo are ready for them. Jackie and the Animal Helpers play frisbee with a very willing dog.
Powerhouse (Episode #208)
KQED Kids: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 3:30 PM
When a snow leopard and Toothbrush the elephant come to Animal Junction, Zoboo wants to be powerful just like these two creatures. Since he can't hunt like a snow leopard or eat massive piles of leaves like an elephant, Zoboo is afraid that he'll never be a powerhouse. Then he remembers that lemurs leap better than any other animal in the world! He's a leaping powerhouse, and the Kratt Brothers remind him that every creature is a powerhouse in its own way.
Lids (Episode #124)
KQED Kids: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 3:00 PM
Chris and Martin devise a plan to attract a pair of African crown cranes to Animal Junction. Chris can't wait to get a closer look at these amazing creatures with the feathery crests on the top of their heads. Imagine their surprise when some other creatures with cool lids, goats and sheep, turn up instead. Zoboo and the Kratts discover horns come in handy! The crown cranes do finally arrive, so the gang can examine their showy head crest, which help them attract their mates. Jackie admires the beautiful sets of antennae on a banana slug and luna moth.
Pets (Episode #122)
KQED Kids: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
The gang has their hands full when the Animal Helpers drop their pets off to be looked after by Chris, Martin and Zoboo. The Junction's crawling with guinea pigs, hamsters, ducklings, cats, dogs, a calf, a hermit crab and ducks. Zoboo thinks that taking care of 12 pets will be a piece of cake, but he quickly realizes his error. Jackie and the Animal Helpers release into the wild a raccoon that they have raised.