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Wild Kratts

By: Snowflake1814
Disclaimer: I do not own Wild Kratts, any of the info, or the pics! ALL of the information was copied of the PBS parent website, the pictures are from the internet, and Martian and Chris Kratt own Wild Kratts.

About the showJoin the adventures of Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure, while traveling to animal habitats around the globe. Each adventure explores an age-appropriate science concept central to an animals life and showcases a never-before-seen wildlife moment. Its all wrapped up in engaging stories of adventure, mystery, rescue, and the Kratt brothers brand of laugh-out-loud-comedy that kids love. The real-life Chris and Martin introduce each Wild Kratts episode with a live action segment that imagines what it would be like to experience a never- before-seen wildlife moment, and asks, What if...? The Kratt brothers transition into animation and the adventure begins, bringing early-elementary school children into the secret lives of extraordinary creatures, many of which have never been animated before including proboscis monkeys, draco lizards and caracals! Aided by the brilliant hi-tech inventor and scientist Aviva Corcovado and her team, the adventuring brothers can activate their Creature Power Suits to fly with peregrine falcons, tag along remora-style with a great white shark, or dive to the bottom of the sea with whales and colossal squid!

CharactersCHRIS KRATT

Chris is the focused, pragmatic and technically inclined brother who likes to make a plan. He is the logical, straight man to Martins wild antics. Chris also has an encyclopedic knowledge of animals, keeping tabs on every species he encounters with a computerized Life List. He knows his animal stats the way a sports fan knows who batted the most runs last year or who rushed for the most yards. Chris is very loyal to the natural order and believes that wild creatures should stay where they are: living free and in the wild! MARTIN KRATT

Martin is enthusiastic, artistic and a big ideas guy. He is also the impulsive Lets roll with it! brother, the one who prefers to wing it, often leading them into sticky spots but just as often getting them out of them too. He is the comedian to Chris straight man. When it comes to animals, Martin tries to get into their heads by saying Im being the bear! or Think like a tiger! He is always putting himself into the animals place and looking at the world from their point of view. Like any good partnership, it is truly the brothers differences that help make them the perfect team. AVIVA

Aviva is a cool, fashionable, twenty-something who is well on her way to becoming the most accomplished inventor this planet has ever known! Preferring to blaze around her secret lab on in-line skates, there is always a stylish cool factor in everything Aviva does. Teaming up with the Kratt brothers to help save and explore the creature world, it is often Avivas inventions that make the difference. To help her turn science fiction into science reality, Aviva has brought together an equally ultra-cool, secretive Matrix-like gang of inventive minds all with a knack for everything high-tech.

KOKI

Koki is an accomplished computer whiz with a sharp tongue and an even sharper wit. When it comes to mining the internet, she knows exactly where to go to get whatever info the team needs. She also designs and maintains the electronic defense system the team uses to protect their secret headquarters. JIMMY Z

Jimmy Z is insecure, hesitant and unsure that is until he gets a video game console in his hands! And now this gamer gets to play with the Teleporter, Avivas particularly temperamental invention that delivers the teams latest breakthroughs to the Kratt brothers. He also drives the mobile headquarters, the Tortuga HQ, as it flies from habitat to habitat around the world.

Episode descriptionsSeason 1-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------NOTE: ===This episode uses different animation than every other episode, and is not included in season 1 on DVD or iTunes=== #107 Wild Kratts: Polar Bears Dont Dance Martin and Chris are on a mission in the Arctic to discover just how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge of both buoyancy and traction comes in handy when they discover that the dastardly Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. The Wild Kratts team will do whatever it takes to return the baby animals to their mothers! Animals Featured: Walrus, polar bear Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Walrus and polar bear battle, walrus using pharyngeal throat sacs as built in life preservers to float on stormy seas. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------#101 Wild Kratts: Mom of a Croc Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by the young inventor, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs. They also discover the importance of heat in the life cycle of the croc and that heat can even move from one object to another by a process called conduction. Animals Featured: Nile crocodile, hippopotamus, monitor lizard, soft-shelled turtle Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: A glimpse inside a developing crocodile nest; the maternal care of a mother croc for her babies; an amazing crocodile and hippo encounter

#102 Wild Kratts: Whale of a Squid The Kratt brothers are taking Avivas submarine prototype out for a test drive when the vehicle gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. Martin and Chris want to follow, but their damaged vehicle cant take that kind of pressure. So Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits and the intrepid explorers venture where no sub has gone before, where they experience the force of pressure first hand and join the giant squid and sperm whale in the mysterious depths. Animals Featured: Sperm whale, giant squid Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Giant squid vs. sperm whale battle

#103 Wild Kratts: Aardvark Town After a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a door to door search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover how aardvarks manipulate earth materials to alter landscapes and learn the incredible (and valuable) service this amazing animal provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Animals Featured: Aardvark, hyena, termite, warthog, african shelduck Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Aardvark raiding a termite mound, and using its powerful digging skills to escape hyenas

#104 Wild Kratts: Flight of the Draco While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizards gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot devised by villainous fashion designer, Donita Donata, who has been capturing these amazing creatures to make them part of her new Fall collection. Its the Wild Kratts team to the rescue using what they know about gliding and gravity! Animals Featured: Draco lizard Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Angles and perspective on draco flight; first flight of draco hatchlings

#105 Wild Kratts: Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for a fascinating underground mission to meet earthworms and dig up the answer to the mystery of why worms come above ground when it rains. But they have to hurry, as they soon realize that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Along the way they learn that wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling and that the worms unique environment helps them stay moist.

Animals Featured: Earthworm, star-nosed mole, raccoon, large mouth bass, bull frog, robin, brown thrasher Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: The underground, private life of the common earthworm

#106 Wild Kratts: Platypus Caf On a kayaking expedition in Australia, the brothers encounter one of the worlds most unusual creatures: a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on adding the platypus eggs to his menu. Chris and Martin must harness the special electromagnetic sixth sense of the platypus to save the eggs. They realize that animals use their senses to find out about their surroundings and themselves, and different senses give different information. Animals Featured: Platypus Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Platypus eggs with developing baby platypus inside; mother platypus with eggs inside a platypus burrow; platypus hunting with electroreception #107-please see note above #108 Wild Kratts: Build it Beaver When the Wild Kratts creature adventurers accidentally break a beaver dam, they must lend a hand to help the beaver family rebuild it and restore the pond ecosystem for all the creatures who live there. They observe how the beavers make marvelous, complicated structures blocking the flow of water down a stream. Through building these dams, this remarkable animal single-handedly transforms the landscape, creating massive wetlands and homes for a huge variety of wildlife. Animals Featured: Beaver, otter, moose, bass, wood duck, frogs, moles, wolves, raccoons Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: A family of beavers with kits inside a beaver lodge; the dam building process from start to finish; an otter raiding a beaver lodge

#109 Wild Kratts: Voyage of the Butterflier XT Using Avivas newest invention, the Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world the Monarch butterflys astounding 2,000 mile migration to their secret forests in Mexico. Along the way, the gang experiences harsh storms, dangerous predators, and other hardships of the insect migration as they investigate one of the most unusual animal life cycles on the planet.

Animals Featured: Monarch butterfly, spider, blue jay Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: The complete migration from the perspective of a traveling butterfly

#110 Wild Kratts: Honey Seekers While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Chris and Martin uncover the amazing symbiotic relationships between bees, the Honey guide bird and the Honey badger a bond that the Wild Kratts team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Animals Featured: Honey guide, honey badger, african killer bee Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Honey guide leading honey badger to bee tree and the two species working together to get honey

Season 2#111 Wild Kratts: Bass Class Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Smallmouth and Largemouth bass when they encounter Gavin, a Wild Kratts Kid who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them all to a fishing contest. The whole team must use their knowledge of bass biology and species diversity to win the tournament fair and square. Animals Featured: Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, sunfish Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Male bass fiercely protecting young; Sunfish using wolf pack strategy to steal bass eggs from the spawning grounds

#112 Wild Kratts: Fireflies Its time for the annual Wild Kratts Firefly Picnic so the brothers head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join the fun. But evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the amazing flashing insects to use for a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. Will the Wild Kratts team be able to save the firefly population? Theyll have to use everything they know and learn about bioluminescence and fireflies to save the day! Animals Featured: Male and female fireflies Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Close-up view of how the firefly actually mixes up chemicals in its abdomen to create light

#113 Wild Kratts: Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus Chris and Martin are out to investigate why the walrus looks so weird, but then find out that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped an entire herd to mine precious pearls for Donita Donatas fashion line. The Wild Kratts team figures out that walrus have incredible powers that have a lot to do with how they look. They must employ the walrus super suction and other amazing powers against Zach to save the herd and return them back home to their Arctic domain. Animals Featured: Walrus, giant pacific octopus Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Walruses using suction to pull clams out of their shells like living vacuums

#114 Wild Kratts: Tazzy Chris When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian devils in order to learn more about them, they discover that Zach Varmitech has begun kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. And, to make matters worse, a malfunction in Chris Creature Power Suit has Chris transforming erratically and uncontrollably into a Tazzy Devil and back again! As the Wild Kratts team works to foil Zachs horrible plot, Chris experiences what being a Tasmanaian devil is all about and the gang discovers that a healthy ecosystem actually contains both predators and scavengers. Animals Featured: Tasmanian devil Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Young tasmanian devils climbing a tree a behavior only recently discovered

#115 Wild Kratts: Octopus Wildkratticus When Martin accidentally knocks the Creature Power Suits into a deep Arctic trench, Aviva takes the brothers to search for them in her brand-new Octopod submarine. But after the gang encounters what seems to be a very strange new species of underwater octopus, they figure out that something has gone very wrong in the deep sea. In order to set things right, the Wild Kratts team must employ all the amazing superpowers that an octopus has for survival, including ink defense, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage. Animals Featured: Giant pacific octopus, great white shark, walrus, bowhead whale Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: The giant pacific octopus' defense tactics in action against a great white shark

#116 Wild Kratts: Walk on the Wetside

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. Animals Featured: Basilisk lizard Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: How the basilisk lizard walks on water

#117 Wild Kratts: Elephant in the Room 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 elephants trunk is like the multipurpose tool of creature features with hundreds of uses, including: showering, blasting water, grabbing, lifting, communicating, "hearing", pushing and pulling. Animals Featured: Elephant Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Elephants 'hear' seismic type sounds/non audible rumblings

#118 Wild Kratts: Let the Rhinos Roll! 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. Animals Featured: Black rhino, oxpecker bird Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: The symbiotic relationship of the oxpecker and rhino, rhino mother protecting rhino calf from a herd of lions

#119 Wild Kratts: Kickin it with the Roos

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. Animals Featured: Red kangaroo, dingo, wedge tailed eagle Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: A Red kangaroo holding a dingo underwater as a defense

#120 Wild Kratts: The Blue and the Gray 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 cant find them. Itll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess Animals Featured: Blue jay, gray squirrel, bear, bobcat, raccoon, goshawk, white tailed deer, wild turkeys and their relationship with oak trees Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Blue jay and gray squirrel competing over acorns, deer and coyotes eating acorns

Season 3#121 Wild Kratts: Falcon City The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the worlds 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! Animals Featured: Peregrine falcon, pigeon Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Nestling pigeons drinking pigeon milk from both parents, step by step of peregrine falcon harnessing the force of gravity to be the worlds fastest flier.

#122 Wild Kratts: Koala Balloon 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. Animals Featured: Koala, dingo, thorny devil Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments A pack of dingoes chasing a koala, the thorny devils special straw like skin features that bring dew to his mouth through capillary action for the desert lizard to drink.

#123 Wild Kratts: Cheetah Racer 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. Animals Featured: Cheetah, gazelle Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: New look at the cheetah unique body design and the aspects that make it the fastest animal on the planet.

#124 Wild Kratts: Ker-honk When Martins 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 monkeys 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. Animals Featured: Proboscis monkey, clouded leopard, python, gavial

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Proboscis monkeys swimming in a river; clouded leopard and gavials (crocodilians) hunting proboscis monkeys; proboscis monkey using their honking alarm call as a predator alert.

#125 Wild Kratts: Mimic 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, catnaps 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 its ability to mimic the ferocious honey badger - is the key to foiling Donita and protecting the cheetah. Animals Featured: cheetah, honey badger, black mamba Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Cheetah cub mimicking a honey badger and discouraging predators from coming too close.

#126 Wild Kratts: Caracal-Minton The Wild Kratts crew is are 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 Avivas precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracals 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 Avivas special birdie and rescue some caracal kittens who get into trouble along the way. Animals Featured: Caracal, guinea fowl Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: The caracals ability to catch multiple birds in a single leap; inside a caracal den with kittens.

#127 Wild Kratts: Zig-Zagged 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 zebras herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebras stripes are critical to a special defense called confusion camouflage. Animals Featured: Zebra, hyena, giraffe, hippo, crocodile

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Zebras using their unique confusion camouflage defense against predators; a stallion face-off.

#128 Wild Kratts: A Huge Orange Problem While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they cant do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. But Zach has sent his Zachbots to fell the trees of the orangutan forest, and Martin and Chris activate the orangutan powers of the Creature Power Suit to rid the forest of saw-armed Zachbots, and save the orangutans rainforest home. Animals Featured: Orangutan Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Orangutans making medicine out of leaves to relieve itching; newly-discovered behavior of orangutans mashing collellum leaves as a poultice to relieve muscle inflammation and soreness.

#129 Wild Kratts: Seasquatch The Kratt brothers sub loses power while they are exploring the strange landscape of the ocean depths and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea. Aviva must figure out how to harness the energy from the deep seas hydrothermal vents in order to save the brothers and return them to the surface. The Wild Kratts team learns all about the amazing process of chemosynthesis and how deep sea creatures transform toxic chemicals into energy. With a little help from the Yeti crab Martin and Chris are able to capture the this energy and use it to restart the amphi-sub and return to the surface. Animals Featured: Yeti crab Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Deep Sea shrimp shooting out bioluminescent ink to distract and escape from predators; ocean life surviving around the hydrothermal vents including the yeti crab using its hairy arms to collect chemo-synthesizing bacteria for food.

#130 Wild Kratts: The Food Chain Game

Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of Power Suit Creature Tag. As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. Animals Featured: Too many to name! Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Termites collecting and eating grass; bat-eared fox escaping marshall eagle.

Season 4#131 Wild Kratts: Masked Bandits As they prepare for a creature costume party, the Wild Kratts team begins to notice all sorts of strange things happening in the Tortuga HQ. Jimmy is sure there is a ghost or monster living with them, but the Kratt brothers are convinced its some kind of creature. When the gang sets out to discover who is causing all the trouble, they discover that certain animals gravitate towards human habitation because it provides food and protection from predators. Animals Featured: Raccoon, gray wolf Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Raccoon swimming, wolves hunting raccoon.

#132 Wild Kratts: Flight of the Pollinators When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, hes off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination. Animals Featured: Honey bee, spider, wasp, hummingbird Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Up-close views of pollinators pollinating flowers and even actual pollen grains; a crab spider attacking a bee.

#133 Wild Kratts: The Gecko Effect

Theres a mystery to be solved, as the Wild Kratts team wonders how a Gecko lizard climbs up smooth surfaces and can even climb upside down. The gang uses their Miniaturizer to shrink down and discover its all about physics: all objects have electrical charges that attract one another and the geckos marvelous toe pad structure charges so much that they can walk on surfaces as smooth as glass. But in the meantime Zach has stolen their Miniaturizer and now imprisons them in a glass terrarium. Martin and Chris activate the new Gecko Powers of their Creature Power Suits and must retrieve the Miniaturizer before Zach shrinks all the animals in the creature world. Animals Featured: Tokay gecko, moon rat, conehead katydid Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: The geckos footpad in close up and in action climbing surfaces as smooth as glass; close-up of a geckos bizarrely shaped pupil, which enables the creature to see in full color even in low moonlight.

#134 Wild Kratts: Little Howler Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. With this knowledge and wolf-powered Creature Power Suits the bros are able to fend off a hungry cougar and finally return the pup to his wolf pack. Animals Featured: Wolf, cougar, raven Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Wolf and cougar face off.

#135 Wild Kratts: Quillbers Birthday Present Its Avivas birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African Crested Porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. The Kratt brothers must use this amazing defense to protect the porcupines from Zachs latest animal collection scheme. Animals Featured: African crested porcupine, lion Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: An african crested porcupine defending itself from a lioness.

#136 Wild Kratts: A Bat in the Brownies When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Zs famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colonys roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew goes batty, as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. Animals Featured: Bats, mosquitoes, owl Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Little brown bats catching mosquitoes in flight; a screech owl chasing a bat.

#137 Wild Kratts: Stuck on Sharks Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Avivas incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend. Animals Featured: Great white shark, orca, sea lion, wrasse fish Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Orca attacking a great white shark; great white at a cleaning station.

#138 Wild Kratts: Birds of a Feather When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donitas plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them. Animals Featured: Birds of paradise

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: The amazing stage-building behavior and mating dance of rare species of birds of paradise.

#139 Wild Kratts: Googly-Eye: The Night Guru The Kratt brothers secretly borrow Avivas half finished night vision goggles to go in search of a mysterious nocturnal creature. But when the unstable goggles stop working, the brothers find themselves taken in by the nocturnal society of the tarsier. As they investigate, the Wild Kratts team discovers that nocturnal creatures only come out at night and learn that eyes help a creature see by collecting the light that comes from objects all around. But when the tarsier troop is in danger of losing one of their own, Chris and Martin must tap into their newfound understanding of nocturnal living and help the troubled tarsier family. Animals Featured: Tarsier Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Tarsiers mobbing an arboreal snake for defense.

#140 Wild Kratts: Raptor Roundup Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmands next gourmet delicacy? Theyll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong living free and in the wild! Animals Featured: Owl, hawk, falcon, eagle, vulture Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: A secretary bird hunting the venomous black mamba snake.

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CreditsWILD KRATTS - SEASON 1 CREATED BY Martin Kratt Chris Kratt DIRECTED BY Chris Kratt Martin Kratt EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS Chris Kratt Vince Commisso Steven Jarosz SERIES DIRECTOR Martin Kratt SERIES PRODUCER Cheryl Knapp CONSULTING PRODUCER Eva Almos WRITERS Martin Kratt Chris Kratt Eva Almos Chris Roy MUSIC BY Pure West FEATURING THE VOICES OF Chris Kratt Martin Kratt

Athena Karkanis Heather Bambrick Jonathan Malen PRODUCTION SUPERVISORS Kyle MacDougall Tanya Green UNIT MANAGER Kristen Smith STORY EDITOR Eva Almos LEGAL AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS Jill Fraser Krista Barron PRODUCTION MANAGER Cedric Lavergne ACCOUNTING James Johnston Anne Jurenas Mike Sands INTERIM FINANCING Aver Media LP HEAD RESEARCHER Nicole Tunstall RESEARCHER Julia Bird PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR Vanessa Wong PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS Danny McLeod Michelle Awad ACCOUNTING SERVICES Kay & Warburton

INSURANCE Front Row Insurance Brokers Inc. CO-DIRECTOR Jennifer Kluska ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Simon Paquette DESIGN SUPERVISOR Shi Chang ART DIRECTOR Alan Stewart LOCATION DESIGN Josh Gay PROP DESIGN Jordan Voth FX DESIGN Chris Graff STORYBOARD SUPERVISOR Jennifer Kluska STORYBOARD REVISIONIST Justin Ollevier STORYBOARD ARTISTS Robin Budd Bradley Cayford Kervin Faria Jennifer Kluska Phil Lafrance Jamie Leclaire Kyle Marshall Helder Mendonca Jennifer Myers Jeremy ONeill Chris Schoutan Katie Shannahan

Venz Vesselinov LAYOUT SUPERVISOR Norm de Repentigny LAYOUT ARTISTS Saul Caetano Judith de Repentigny Matt Geitz Rio Koeswan Terry OReilly Lu Wang BACKGROUND PAINTERS Sarah Barbary Yi Chang Shi Chang Scott Dobbs James Ferris Liu Fu Sean Lavallee Jesse Millest Mayrhosby Yeoshen Wenyue Yu Heying Zhang COMPOSITING Pascal Aupry Francois Valentyne ANIMATION DIRECTORS Mark Woodcox Jason Lin ANIMATION SUPERVISORS Dan Goulet Louis Champagne Adam Arsenault Alejandro Gutierrez Dharmali Patel KEY ANIMATION Anthony Ng Courtney Armstrong

Rick MacDonald Erika Worthylake PICTURE EDITORS Norie Kingsbury Kevin LeHoux David Pattee Erik Loponen SCENE PLANNING Teo Ciarla Melissa Rovere TECHNICAL SUPPORT Kevin LeHoux Jitender Kaka ANIMATORS Steve Blackwell Adrian Bondett Eric Burnett Holly Christie Alvin Cruzado Rebecca Greenwood Jason Hall Adam Lefor Brendan Lyon Meaghan Peer Shawn Pyke Justin Sels Adam Thauvette Kyle Vermette Ryan Adams Peter Balsano Patrick Hart Clement Ho Mathew Huerto Christopher Kim Thomas Lee Wayne Lee Daniel Leon Jazmin Playtis Jun Hong Shen Mark Sinclair

Kristin Williams Edwin Au-Yeung Mike Yunker Yin-Lin Yeh CAMERA Petr Cikhart Scott Plante EDITOR Tai Zimmer POST PRODUCTION FACILTY Optix Digital Pictures and Sound

Produced with the participation of The Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit Ontario Computer Animation and Special Effects Tax Credit Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund And with the Financial Participation of The Shaw Rocket Fund Produced in Association with TVO KIDS Patricia Ellingson, Creative Head, Childrens Media Jennifer McAuley, Production Executive Produced in Association with KNOWLEDGE: KIDS In collaboration with TELE-QUEBEC A Kratt Brothers Company Ltd./9 Story Entertainment Production Copyright 1757712 ONTARIO INC. 2010

On left- Chris Kratt On right- Martian Kratt

On left- Jimmy Z. In middle- Aviva C. On right- Koki

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