De-Greasing the Geese

Zoo Diaries
S5:Ep524 mins2002

Roberta the warthog has been living alone since her offspring were weaned. So has the male Stephan. The zoo doesn’t need them to breed, but a little company for each other can make life better for everyone.

At the Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg, veterinary technician Janis and her colleagues have a slippery task on their hands: a flock of Canada Geese covered in vegetable oil. The oil isn’t toxic, but it harms the geese’s ability to fly and makes them easy prey. The solution? Dish soap. And you thought you hated cleaning up!

Burl the border collie has won lots of awards for herding sheep. But now he’s got a new challenge: a flock of ducks the Toronto Zoo wants to pair him with for an upcoming demonstration.

Video Language: English