Tinga Tinga Tales Episodes

2010, TV Show

Tinga Tinga Tales episodes

Why Mole Lives Underground Season 1, Episode 49

Moles learn to live underground. read more

Why Vulture Is Bald Season 1, Episode 13

A vulture loses its feathers. read more

Why Flamingo Stands on One Leg Season 1, Episode 25

Flamingo stands on one leg to make room for crabs at a watering hole. read more

Why Flamingo Stands on One Leg; Why Chameleon Changes Color

Flamingo stands on one leg to make room for crabs at a watering hole; Chameleon learns to change colors by standing on a rainbow and soaking up all its pigment. read more

Why Crocodile Has a Bumpy Back; Why Wildebeest Stampede

Crocodile's smooth skin turns bumpy after he is trapped in a wildebeest stampede; wildebeest learn to stampede when Tortoise tricks them into running away from the plains. read more

Why Camel Has a Hump; Why Mosquito Buzzes

Camel develops a hump on his back when he continually drinks from a desert water hole; Mosquito begins to buzz when her annoyed friends tie grass around her tail so they will know when she's coming and can swat her away. read more

Why Ostrich Sticks Her Head in the Ground; Why Jackal Howls at the Moon

Spider steals feathers from Ostrich's neck and legs, so she sticks her head in the ground to avoid embarrassment; Jackal howls at the moon when he is tricked into believing that it drips with honey. read more

Why Rhino Charges; Why Vulture Is Bald

Monkeys make Rhino a horn out of wood so he can go to the Dance of the Horns with all of the other horned animals; Vulture becomes bald when she sticks her head down a burrow and Aardvark eats her feathers. read more

Why Cheetah Has Tears Season 1, Episode 52

Cheetah develops tears. read more

Why Meerkat Is Always on the Lookout Season 1, Episode 51

Meerkat learns to always be on the lookout. read more

Why Squirrel Gathers Nuts Season 1, Episode 50

Squirrel learns to gather nuts. read more

Why Cricket Chirrups Season 1, Episode 48

Cricket discovers rhythm and begins to chirp. read more

Why Skunk Smells Season 1, Episode 47

Skunk gets a foul smell after being tricked into tasting some bad fruit. read more

Why Eagle Rules the Skies Season 1, Episode 46

An eagle learns to rule the skies to protect other birds. read more

Why Puffadder Sheds His Skin Season 1, Episode 45

Puff Adder learns to shed his skin. read more

Why Buffalo Has Horns Season 1, Episode 44

Buffalo develops horns when he is forced to find a new home. read more

Why Guinea Fowl Has Dots Season 1, Episode 43

A guinea fowl gets its dots. read more

Why Bushbaby Has Big Eyes Season 1, Episode 42

A story about how a bush baby got its big eyes. read more

Why Hen Pecks the Ground Season 1, Episode 5

Hen pecks the ground to search for a needle she lost that belongs to her friend Eagle. read more

Why Hare Hops Season 1, Episode 19

Hare races Tortoise and is shocked when he loses. read more

Why Spider Has a Tiny Waist Season 1, Episode 12

Spider's waist gets smaller when she attaches her threads to four animals, which head off in four different directions, causing her threads to become tighter and tighter. read more

Why Tortoise Has a Cracked Shell Season 1, Episode 4

Tortoise's shell gets cracked when he tries to fly after some birds make him a pair of wings. read more

Why Tickbird Sits on Hippo's Back Season 1, Episode 10

Tickbird and Hippo become friends after challenging each other to see which one can drink the most water in a single gulp. read more

Why Bat Hangs Upside Down Season 1, Episode 6

Bat frightens his friends, so they decide to return the favor. read more

Why Porcupine Has Quills Season 1, Episode 15

Porcupine's soft coat is stolen by Jackal during a rainstorm. read more

Why Warthog Is So Ugly Season 1, Episode 7

Warthog loses his good looks when he accidentally runs into Porcupine. read more

Why Hippo Has No Hair Season 1, Episode 3

Hippos loses her hair when her tail catches on fire. read more

Why Snake Has No Legs Season 1, Episode 2

Snake gets tricked into trading away his legs to Millipede. read more

Why Owl's Head Turns All the Way Round Season 1, Episode 8

Owl is able to turn his neck all the way around after he is appointed to be a night guard. read more

Why Zebra Has Stripes Season 1, Episode 24

Zebra develops stripes after being all-white and skinny after he eats too much and tries on a new black coat that rips because it is too tight. read more

Why Lion Roars Season 1, Episode 23

Lion learns to roar when Crocodile snaps at other animals. read more

Why Giraffe Has a Long Neck Season 1, Episode 14

Giraffe develops a long neck when she gets her head stuck in a honey tree for a year and her neck stretches as the tree grows. read more

Why Elephant Has a Trunk Season 1, Episode 1

Elephant develops a trunk when his nose is stretched during a tussle with Crocodile. read more

Why Frog Croaks Season 1, Episode 11

Frog is tricked into singing by the birds until his voice is reduced to a croak. read more

Why Monkeys Swing in the Trees Season 1, Episode 9

Monkey learns to swing in trees when he gets stranded in a mango tree during a storm and must escape a dangerous predator. read more

Why Woodpecker Pecks Season 1, Episode 26

Woodpecker develops his pecking sound on a night when the moon and the stars disappear. read more

Why Caterpillar Is Never in a Hurry Season 1, Episode 22

Caterpillar sits in a tree and munches leaves until a storm comes and he disappears inside a cocoon. read more

Why Lizard Hides Under Rocks Season 1, Episode 16

Lizard steals food from other animals and keeps it for himself, but when he realizes he's done wrong he hides under a rock. read more

Why Parrot Can't Keep a Secret Season 1, Episode 41

Parrot tries to keep a secret but has difficulty doing so. read more

Why Whale Spouts Season 1, Episode 40

Whale learns to spout when a storm's strong winds carry her to a waterhole. read more

Why Aardvark Has a Sticky Tongue Season 1, Episode 39

Aardvark develops a sticky tongue when he gets it stuck in a honey log. read more

Why Peacock Struts Season 1, Episode 38

Peacock learns to strut. read more

Why Bees Sting Season 1, Episode 37

Bees develop the ability to sting when their honey begins to disappear. read more

Why Baboon Has a Bare Bottom Season 1, Episode 36

Baboon develops a bare bottom after playing tricks on the other animals. read more

Why Hummingbird Hums Season 1, Episode 35

Hummingbird gives up singing and learns to hum. read more

Why Flea Jumps Season 1, Episode 34

Flea learns to jump. read more

Why Ants Work Together Season 1, Episode 33

Ants learn to work together. read more

Why Hyena Has Short Back Legs Season 1, Episode 32

Hyena's back legs get shortened. read more

Why Chameleon Changes Color Season 1, Episode 30

Chameleon learns to change colors by standing on a rainbow and soaking up all its pigment. read more

Why Wildebeest Stampede Season 1, Episode 29

Wildebeest learn to stampede when Tortoise tricks them into running away from the plains. read more

Why Camel Has a Hump Season 1, Episode 28

Camel develops a hump on his back when he continually drinks from a desert water hole. read more

Why Ostrich Sticks Her Head in the Ground Season 1, Episode 27

Spider steals feathers from Ostrich's neck and legs, so she sticks her head in the ground to avoid embarrassment. read more

Why Rhino Charges Season 1, Episode 21

Monkeys make Rhino a horn out of wood so he can go to the Dance of the Horns with all of the other horned animals. read more

Why Mosquito Buzzes Season 1, Episode 20

Mosquito begins to buzz when her annoyed friends tie grass around her tail so they will know when she's coming and can swat her away. read more

Why Jackal Howls at the Moon Season 1, Episode 18

Jackal howls at the moon when he is tricked into believing that it drips with honey. read more

Why Crocodile Has A Bumpy Back Season 1, Episode 17

Crocodile's smooth skin turns bumpy after he is trapped in a wildebeest stampede. read more

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Premiered: February 01, 2010, on BBC
Rating: TV-Y
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Premise: African folk tales come to life to explain how various animals came to be the way they are today.

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