Season 28, Episode 2 Born Wild: The First Day of Life

First Aired: November 1, 2009

A look at baby animals in their first days, including chimpanzees, gorillas, marmosets and moose. The offsprings' relationships with their mothers are also explored, though not all are nurture-filled affairs. There are spiders, for instance, that gives birth to hundreds of little spiders that feed by eating their mother. Also featured are Caiman crocodiles and birds.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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