(rock'n'roll music plays)

In an animated frame, fast clip shows images of different animals: horses, llamas, pandas rolling down a ladder, a dog jumping for a treat, cats skateboarding, giraffes fighting one another and a snake lurking on the forest floor.

A son plays that says HUSTLE AROUND WITH THE
PONDERING PANDAS
TEACHING A DOG TRICKS
DISCOVERING ANSWERS
WE LOVE OUR CRAZY CRITTERS
WE LOOK TO FIND OUT
WHAT THEY DO
IT'S CREATURE MANIA
(CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

The name of the show appears in yellow animal print letters on an orange background. It reads "Creature Mania."

Alfie walks in his bamboo tree house.

Alfie is in his twenties, with short curly brown hair and wears eggshell trousers and a black T-shirt with white rims.

Alfie says HEY, HEY, CREATURE MANIACS.
WELCOME TO THE SHOW
THAT'S ALL ABOUT
OUR ANIMAL FRIENDS
AND COMPLETELY CREATURE CRAZY.
IT'S
CREATURE MANIA.
ON TODAY'S EPISODE
WE'VE GOT SOME ANIMAL FACTS
THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MONKEY MIND.

Clips show different types of animals as Alfie says WE FIND OUT WHAT'S SO ANGELIC
ABOUT ANGELFISH,
DISCOVER THE KOOKY GUINEA FOWL,
AND GET UP CLOSE
WITH THE RATTLESNAKE.
WE HAVE A LAUGH
WITH PANDA AND PONY,
GET CUDDLY WITH THE KOALA
AND MEET SOME
SUPER COOL CHICKENS
IN PET AND TELL.
PLUS, LOTS, LOTS MORE.
OH, IT'S GOING TO BE
A PACKED SHOW.
SO LET'S KICK IT OFF
BY CHECKING IN WITH DR KATRINA
AND THOSE AMAZING WONDER DOGS,
AS SHE HELPS
A KEEN YOUNG DOG TRAINER,
IN DOG TRICKS.

A caption reads "Dog Tricks."

Doctor Katrina is in her thirties, with long straight brown hair and wears jeans and a hot pink Creature Mania T-shirt.

She sits on the grass with 4 brown and white dogs and says HI AND WELCOME TO DOG TRICKS.
I AM DR KATRINA AND THESE
ARE THE AMAZING WONDER DOGS.
TODAY WE'RE GOING TO SHOW YOU
HOW TO TEACH YOUR DOG
TO SHAKE PAWS
AND DART IS GOING
TO DEMONSTRATE THIS.
BUT FIRST LET'S LEARN
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT HER.
MEET DART.
SHE'S THREE YEARS OLD.
HER NICKNAME IS DARTY.
HER FAVOURITE TRICKS ARE PLAYING
QUOITS AND DOING DOGA:
THAT'S YOGA FOR DOGS.
FAVOURITE HOBBIES:
AGILITY AND SWIMMING.

Clips show the dog doing its favourite activities

Katrina says HER NAUGHTIEST DEED IS CHASING
THE KANGAROOS AT HER HOME.
HER OBSESSIONS:
RUNNING AND BEING CUDDLED.
HER FAVOURITE TREAT
IS A DOB OF YOGHURT
ON HER MORNING BREAKFAST.
THREE WORDS TO DESCRIBE DART:
FUN, HAPPY AND SWEET.
AND NOW LET'S SEE DART
DEMONSTRATE IT.

A caption reads "Shake paws."

Katrina says SHAKING PAWS
IS AN OLD FAVOURITE
AND IT'S A VERY CUTE
PARTY TRICK.
BEFORE YOU TEACH YOUR DOG
TO SHAKE PAWS,
IT DOES NEED TO KNOW
HOW TO SIT.
MAKE SURE YOU TEACH
ONE PAW FIRST.
YES, GOOD GIRL.
MASTER THAT BEFORE MOVING
ONTO THE SECOND PAW.
HELLO.
OH GOOD.
WELL THAT WAS OUR EXPERT
DEMONSTRATION.
NOW IT'S TIME TO MEET
OUR BUDDING YOUNG DOG TRAINER
AND THEIR DOG.

Katrina sits with Mika and her dog.

Mika is around 10, with long straight brown hair in one pig tail and one pig tail braid. She wears orange shorts and a yellow T-shirt.

Katrina says I AM HERE WITH MIKA
AND HER GORGEOUS DOG SKIPPER.
MIKA TELL ME ABOUT SKIPPER.
WHAT'S HIS PERSONALITY LIKE?

Mika says UMM WELL HE IS CHEEKY
BUT ALSO VERY NICE.

Katrina says SO WHERE DID YOU GET
SKIPPER FROM?

Mika says I GOT HIM
FROM THE ANIMAL WELFARE LEAGUE
AT KEMPS CREEK.

Katrina says DID YOU GET HIM AS A PUPPY?

Mika says YEP HE WAS NINE WEEKS
WHEN WE GOT HIM.

Katrina says WHAT BREED DO YOU THINK
SKIPPER IS?
OR BREEDS?

Mika says WELL WE KNOW THAT HE IS KELPIE
BUT WE THINK HE IS A MIX
OF KELPIE AND CORGI.
KELPIE JACK RUSSEL.
BECAUSE HE IS A BIT STUMPY
AND WHEN YOU TURN HIM
ON HIS BACK HE LOOKS
A BIT LIKE A CORGI.

Katrina says AND WHY DO YOU THINK IT'S
IMPORTANT TO TRAIN YOUR DOG?

Mika says OTHERWISE YOU SEE DOGS
THAT AREN'T TRAINED
AND THEY ARE JUST A BIT SCARY
CAUSE THEY LOOK A BIT CRAZY.

Katrina says ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD
TO LEARNING SOME TRICKS TODAY?

Mika says YEAH.

Katrina says FANTASTIC, LET'S GO.
TODAY WE'RE GOING TO TEACH
SKIPPER HOW TO SHAKE PAWS.
THIS IS A REALLY CUTE
AND VERY POPULAR TRICK.
AND THE FIRST STEP WE WANT
SKIPPER TO BE COMFORTABLE
TO JUST TO LIFT HIS PAW UP.
OH HE IS DOING THAT ALREADY.
I WILL GIVE YOU A TREAT.
SHAKE PAW.
SHAKE PAW.
GOOD BOY.
WE'LL WORK ON THIS.
WE WILL GO BACK
TO THE STUDIO NOW
AND COME BACK A BIT LATER
TO SEE HOW THESE GUYS ARE DOING.
OH YOU WANT MY TREATS.
YOU WANT MY TREATS.

Back in the bamboo house, Alfie says OH SKIPPER IS ADORABLE.
HE ACTUALLY LOOKS LIKE
HE'S SMILING.
I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE MIKA
TEACH SKIPPER HOW TO SHAKE PAWS.
SO CUTE.
WE'LL CHECK BACK WITH THEM
A LITTLE LATER ON.
BUT FIRST,
IT'S TIME FOR AN ANIMAL FACT.

The announcer says DID YOU KNOW THE SCIENTIFIC NAME
FOR ANGELFISH IS 'PTEROPHYLLUM'
WHICH ACTUALLY ORIGINATED
FROM THE GREEK WORD
FOR 'WINGED LEAF'?
WHICH REALLY MAKES SENSE
IF YOU TAKE A LOOK
AT THE ANGELFISH
FROM ALL ANGLES,
AS ITS THIN, FLAT,
PANCAKE-LIKE BODY
AND ITS RAY FINS REALLY
DO RESEMBLE A 'WINGED LEAF'.
SCIENTISTS SAY
DOMESTIC ANGELFISH
CAN RECOGNISE ITS OWNER,
AND THEY ARE STRICTLY
MONOGAMOUS,
MEANING ONCE ITS PARTNER DIES,
IT WILL NOT FIND A NEW ONE.
AND THAT'S...

Kids say AN ANIMAL FACT.

Alfie says AND NOW MY CREATURE FRIENDS.
IT'S TIME TO MEET A FEW
OTHER PALS OF MINE.
THEY'RE CHATTY,
THEY'RE TALKATIVE,
THEY'RE VERBOSE
AND THEY'RE LOQUACIOUS.
WHO ELSE COULD I BE
TALKING ABOUT?
IT'S TIME FOR THE TWO BOBS.

Mudskipper Bob 1 says I LOVE MY GILLS.
THEY LET ME BREATHE
AND IF I COULDN'T BREATHE
I WOULD HEAVE UP MY BREAKFAST
ALL OVER A PILE OF LEAVES.

Mudskipper Bob 2 says THAT'S A BEAUTIFUL POEM BOB.
WHICH ONE IS THAT AGAIN?

Mudskipper Bob 1 says ODE TO MY GILLS
BY WILLIAM MUDSPEAR.

Mudskipper Bob 2 says OF COURSE.
MUDSPEAR'S FINEST SONNET.

Mudskipper Bob 1 says SONNET?
BOB I THINK YOU'LL FIND
IT'S A RHYMING COUPLET ACTUALLY.

Mudskipper Bob 2 says I THINK YOU'LL FIND
IT'S A SONNET ACTUALLY.

Mudskipper Bob 1 says IT'S A COUPLET.

Mudskipper Bob 2 says SONNET.

Mudskipper Bob 1 says COUPLET.

Mudskipper Bob 2 says SONNET.

Mudskipper Bob 1 says COUPLET.

Mudskipper Bob 2 says YOU WANT COUPLET HOW IS THIS?
ROSES ARE RED,
VIOLETS ARE BLUE,
ONIONS ARE UMM BROWN
AND YOU'RE RIGHT,
IT'S A COUPLET.

Alfie says AND THAT WAS THE TWO BOBS.
AWW, THEY'RE SUCH A CRACK UP.
MORE FROM THEM LATER.
NEXT ON THE SHOW IT'S TIME
TO PUT YOUR ANIMAL KNOWLEDGE
TO THE TEST AND SEE
HOW YOUR BRAIN IS TRAINING.
IT'S TIME FOR CREATURE QUIZ.

The announcer says WHICH OF THESE ANIMALS HAS THE MOST VENOMOUS BITE?
IS IT A THE HIGHLY SNEAKY
SLITHERING SEA SNAKE?
YIKES.
OR IS IT B THE MULTI-LIMBED
BUT RELATIVELY SMALL
BLUE RINGED OCTOPUS?
OR C THE WEIRD-LOOKING
SUPER-SMART, INK SQUIRTING,
UNDERWATER WONDER,
THE CUTTLEFISH?
WELL IF YOU THOUGHT B
THE BLUE RINGED OCTOPUS
YOU'D BE RIGHT.
THE BLUE RINGED OCTOPUS
MAY BE SMALL
BUT IT HAS A BITE THAT PACKS
ENOUGH VENOM TO KILL 10 HUMANS.
IT'S NOT HARD TO SEE
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME,
BUT THOSE INFAMOUS BLUE RINGS
ONLY REALLY LIGHT UP
AS A WARNING
WHEN THE ANIMAL FEELS
THREATENED.
UNFORTUNATELY,
SOME PEOPLE ARE ATTRACTED
TO THE PRETTY COLOURS
AND PICK UP
THE CUTE LITTLE OCTOPUS.
BIG MISTAKE.
(OCTOPUS LAUGHS)

The announcer says THE BLUE RINGED OCTOPUS VENOM
IS PART OF ITS SPIT,
AND IS PRODUCED BY TWO GLANDS
EACH AS BIG AS ITS BRAIN.
IT HUNTS EITHER BY SPITTING OUT
A CLOUD OF THE TOXIC SALIVA,
OR BY JUMPING ITS PREY,
IN THIS CASE A CRAB,
AND BITING THROUGH
ITS ARMOURED SHELL.
BUT STRANGELY ENOUGH,
THE OCTOPUS DOESN'T MAKE
ITS OWN VENOM.
INSTEAD, DENSE COLONIES
OF BACTERIA
LIVING IN ITS SALIVARY GLANDS
DO THE WORK FOR IT.
THEY PRODUCE A NEUROTOXIN
10,000 TIMES MORE DEADLY
THAN CYANIDE.

A shark says WOW.

A sea snake says NA, NA, NA, NA.

The announcer says THE BLUE-RINGED OCTOPUS
IS A VENOMOUS KILLER.

Sea creatures scream.

(OCTOPUS LAUGHS)

The announcer says STEALTHY, SHY AND THE SIZE
OF A GOLF BALL.

Alfie says ALRIGHT GUYS,
STILL TO COME ON TODAY'S SHOW.
WE HAVE MORE CANINE CRAZINESS
IN DOG TRICKS,
LOADS OF LAUGHS
WITH BAD PUN PONY,
A TRUCK LOAD
OF ANIMAL AMAZINGNESS
IN CREATURE QUIZ.
SOME ASTONISHING ANIMAL FACTS
AND WE MEET OUR
PET AND TELL GUEST
AND HEARS SOME HILARITY
FROM THE TWO BOBS.
ALL THAT STILL TO COME
ON
CREATURE MANIA.

The announcer says DID YOU KNOW THAT A GUINEA FOWL
IS GROUND DWELLING BIRD?
IT SPENDS MOST OF THE TIME
SEARCHING FOR FOOD
HIDDEN IN THE GROUND.
GUINEA FOWLS ARE SOCIAL ANIMALS
THAT LIVE AND ROOST
IN SMALLER OR LARGER FLOCKS.
BUT THEY CAN BE BULLIES.
AS YOU CAN SEE,
THIS PEACOCK HAS THE PERFECT
DEFENCE MECHANISM.
BY SHOWING OFF
ITS BEAUTIFUL FEATHERS,
THIS GUINEA FOWL
IS QUITE CONFUSED.
HE DOESN'T KNOW WHERE TO PECK.
THIS BEFUDDLED GUINEA FOWL
MAKES A HASTY RETREAT.
AND THAT'S...

Kids say AN ANIMAL FACT.

Alfie says YOU KNOW WHAT LOOKS A BIT
LIKE A GUINEA FOWL?
NO, ME NEITHER.
CERTAINLY NOT OUR
DOG IN TRAINING TODAY.
YES THAT'S RIGHT GUYS
I AM TALKING ABOUT SKIPPER.
IT'S TIME TO HEAD BACK OVER
AND SEE HOW DR KATRINA AND MIKA
ARE DOING WITH TEACHING SKIPPER
HOW TO SHAKE PAWS.
IT'S TIME FOR STEP TWO
OF DOG TRICKS.

Katrina says WELCOME BACK.
MIKA IS DOING A FANTASTIC JOB
TRAINING SKIPPER.
HE IS GETTING VERY COMFORTABLE
HAVING HIS PAW TOUCHED.
ARE YOU GOING TO GIVE IT TO ME?
ARE YOU?
GOOD BOY.
AND THAT'S ALL
WE'VE BEEN ASKING HIM TO DO
IS JUST RAISE ONE PAW,
HAVE IT TOUCHED
AND HE GETS A TREAT.
THE NEXT STEP IS
TO GET HIM COMFORTABLE
WITH BOTH PAWS BEING TOUCHED.
SO MIKA WHAT I'LL DO
I WILL GIVE YOU A TREAT.
SO HE GETS ONE PAW TREAT
AND THEN YOU ASK HIM TO DO
THE OTHER PAW
AND HE GETS A TREAT.
SO JUST ONE TREAT AT A TIME.
SEE HOW YOU GO.

Mika says SKIPPER.
SKIP.
SIT.

Katrina says GOOD BOY.

Mika says SIT.

Katrina says EVEN IF HE IS JUST OFFERING
THAT'S GREAT.

Mika says GOOD BOY.

Katrina says SO HE SEEMS VERY COMFORTABLE
WITH BOTH PAWS.
SO HAVE YOU DONE THINGS
WITH BOTH PAWS BEFORE WITH HIM?

Mika says MAYBE.

Katrina says GIVE ME YOUR PAW.
GOOD BOY.
OTHER PAW.
GOOD BOY.
HE IS PRETTY CLEVER.
YOU GUYS ARE DOING
FANTASTICALLY.
SKIPPER HAS MASTERED BOTH PAWS
SO THE NEXT STEP
WE'LL COME BACK AND SEE
IF WE CAN GET SKIPPER
TO HOLD THE SHAKE
OR SHAKE PAWS PROPERLY.

Alfie says WE'LL CATCH UP WITH THEM
A BIT LATER.
BUT NOW IT'S TIME
FOR SOME BELLY HURTING,
SOME JAW ACHING, ROLLING
ON THE FLOOR LAUGHING.
WELL, SHE THINKS SO.
YES, GIVE IT UP FOR
OUR FAVOURITE HORSE WHO HOWLS,
IT'S BAD PUN PONY.

A caption reads "Bad Pun Pony."

Kids say YAY!

A clip shows a brown pony galloping and neighing on a field.

Bad Pun Pony says WHAT KIND OF BEE
CAN'T MAKE UP ITS MIND?
A MAY-BEE.

Ducks chuckle.

Bad Pun Pony says WHAT'S MORE AMAZING
THAN A TALKING ALPACA?
WHY IT'S A SPELLING BEE
OF COURSE.

A bunny laughs.

Kids say BAD PUN PONY.
YAY!

Alfie says HELARIOUS.
MORE BAD PUN PONY NEXT TIME.
BUT NOW IT'S TIME FOR SOMETHING
A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT.
WARM UP YOUR BRAINS
AND GET ENGAGED CREATURE FANS,
IT'S TIME TO TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
IN CREATURE QUIZ.

The announcer says WHICH OF THESE ANIMALS CAN BE FOUND ON
AN ISOLATED ISLAND
OFF THE COAST OF NEW ZEALAND?
IS IT A THE TUATARA?
B THE KEA?
OR C THE GANNET?
WELL IF YOU ANSWERED C
THE GANNET YOU'D BE WRONG.
WHILE THEY CAN BE FOUND
IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
AS WELL AS AFRICA
AND NORTH AMERICA,
THEY'RE NOT CENTRALISED ON
ONE SPECIFIC NEW ZEALAND ISLAND.
BUT IF YOU ANSWERED A
THE TUATARA YOU'D BE CORRECT.
THEY ARE FOUND OFF
THE EAST COAST OF NEW ZEALAND
ON THE POOR KNIGHTS ISLAND.
THE TUATARA IS NEW ZEALAND'S
LARGEST REPTILE.
THESE REPTILES HAVE BEEN AROUND
FOR 250 MILLION YEARS.
AND WHILST THEY ARE EXTINCT
ON THE MAINLAND,
THEY THRIVE ON THE PREDATOR
FREE ISLAND SANCTUARY
WHERE THEY ARE KEPT SAFE
BY FORBIDDING CLIFFS
AND 22 KILOMETRES OF OCEAN.
DON'T BE FOOLED TUATARAS
ARE NOT LIZARDS.
THEY ARE MUCH MORE PRIMITIVE
AND UNLIKE LIZARDS
THEY HAVE NO EXTERNAL EARS
AND ARE NOCTURNAL.
THEY HUNT LIZARDS
AND ALSO FROGS' EGGS,
BUT THEIR FAVOURITE SNACK
IS ONE OF THE HEAVIEST INSECTS
IN THE WORLD: THE GIANT WETA.
THE TUATARA HAS CELLS
IN ITS EYES ADAPTED
FOR DAY AND NIGHT VISION.
MAKING IT AN INVINCIBLE
NIGHT HUNTER.
WHILE THE ADULTS HUNT,
THE JUVENILES SHELTER
IN BURROWS.
BY DAY THEY SWAP PLACES,
WHICH IS PROBABLY
THE SAFEST ARRANGEMENT
AS TUATARAS ARE KNOWN
TO CANNIBALISE THEIR YOUNG.
THE GENDER OF TUATARA EGGS
IS DETERMINED BEFORE IT HATCHES.
A HIGHER TEMPERATURE
PRODUCES MALES
AND COOLER TEMPERATURES
PRODUCE FEMALES,
THEREFORE GLOBAL WARMING
THREATENS THE VERY EXISTENCE
OF THE TUATARA.

Alfie says WHAT AMAZING CREATURES.
SO COOL.
ALRIGHT, CREATURE FANS,
STILL TO COME ON TODAY'S SHOW.
AN AMAZING ANIMAL FACT.
WE MEET TODAY'S PET AND TELL
GUEST IN THE HOUSE.
THERE'S AN ADORABLE ANIMAL
IN TOO CUTE.
PLUS SOME MUSING FROM OUR
FAVOURITE BLACK AND WHITE BEAR,
THE FANTASTIC PONDERING PANDA.
ALL THAT STILL TO COME
ON
CREATURE MANIA

The announcer says DID YOU KNOW THE RATTLESNAKE
IS ONE OF THE HEAVIEST
OF THE VENOMOUS SNAKES?
USUALLY WEIGHING ABOUT
SEVEN KILOGRAMS
AND GROWING TWO METRES LONG.
RATHER THAN RELY UPON THEIR EYES
AND VERY STRONG SENSE OF SMELL,
RATTLESNAKES HUNT AT NIGHT
USING THEIR THERMAL DETECTORS.
THEY CAN LOCATE PREY
BY ITS HEAT SIGNATURE.
RATTLESNAKES CAN BE FOUND
ALMOST ANYWHERE IN NORTH AMERICA
AND PREFER TO LIVE OFF
SMALLER RODENTS
SUCH AS RATS AND MICE.

A rattle snake says DELICIOUS.
AND THAT'S...

Kids say AN ANIMAL FACT.

Alfie says AND NOW CREATURE FRIENDS,
IT'S THE PART OF THE SHOW
I LOOK FORWARD TO.
IT'S TIME TO MEET
A SPECIAL GUEST AND THEIR PET,
RIGHT HERE.
BUT FIRST.
THERE'S THIS.

(music plays)

A clip shows a rodent playing with a ball in a string.

(WHISTLE SINGING)

A caption reads "IT’s Pet and Tell."

Alfie sits in the set with Nicholas and his pet chickens.

Nicholas is around 9, with short straight blond hair and wears glasses, green shorts and a white T-shirt.

Alfie says INTRODUCING NICHOLAS.
HE HAS BROUGHT IN
HIS PET CHICKENS TO SHOW US.
HELLO, NICHOLAS.

Nicholas says HI, ALFIE.

Alfie says WELCOME TO THE SHOW.

Nicholas says THANK YOU.

Alfie says SO AHH WHO ARE THESE GUYS?

Nicholas says LIZZIE AND GRACE.
THAT ONE IS LIZZIE
AND THAT'S GRACE.

Alfie says SO WHAT KIND OF CHICKENS
ARE THEY?

Nicholas says THEY ARE ISA BROWN.
THEY'RE I THINK
THEY'RE THE BIGGEST BREED
OF THE CHICKENS, CHICKEN FAMILY.

Alfie says YEAH I HAVE NOTICED
THEY'RE HUGE.
ISA BROWN CHICKENS.
ISA BROWN CHICKENS
HAVE BIG BROWN EGGS.
ISA BROWNS ARE HUMBLE, SWEET,
GENTLE NATURED AND FRIENDLY.
THEY'RE HARDY CHOOKS
THAT CAN LIVE ALMOST ANYWHERE
AS THEY ADAPT TO ALMOST
ANY CLIMATE.
THEY GET ALONG WITH HUMANS
VERY WELL
AND CAN BE QUITE AFFECTIONATE.
THEY ARE OFTEN HAPPY
TO BE PATTED AND CUDDLED.
THE MAJORITY LIVE
FROM TWO TO THREE YEARS.
ISA BROWN CHICKENS.
WHAT'S THEIR FAVOURITE THING
TO EAT?

Nicholas says SPINACH.

Alfie says YEAH.

Nicholas says THEY GET INTO THE VEGGIE GARDEN
AND STRIP IT.

Alfie says THEY GET INTO YOUR VEGIE GARDEN
AND STRIP IT?

Nicholas says YES.

Alfie says LIKE WHAT DO YOU MEAN
BY STRIP IT?

Nicholas says STRIP IT CLEAN.

Alfie says REALLY?

Nicholas says STRIP IT CLEAN.
ONCE I HAD A MOTH ON MY FINGER
AND I DIDN'T LIKE IT
AND I CAME OVER TO GRACE,
PECK, NUM, NUM, NUM.
ATE IT.

Alfie says DID IT NIP YOUR FINGER?

Nicholas says NO.

Alfie says SO TECHNICALLY
THEY WERE PROTECTING YOU.

Nicholas says YEAH.

Alfie says THEY'RE PROTECTOR CHICKENS.

Nicholas says YES, GUARD CHICKENS.
BEWARE CHICKENS.

Alfie says DO GRACIE AND LIZZIE
EVER GET NOISY?

Nicholas says YES.
IN THE MORNING.

Alfie says CAN I GET AN EXAMPLE OF WHAT
THEY'RE LIKE IN THE MORNING?

Nicholas squawks.

Alfie says SO WHY DID YOU GET CHICKENS?
LIKE WHY NOT A CAT OR A DOG?

Nicholas says UMM WE ENDED UP
GETTING CHICKENS
SO WE DIDN'T HAVE TO GO UP
TO THE SHOP AND BUY EGGS.
SO IT WILL STOP WASTING
OUR MONEY.

Alfie says YEAH, RIGHT.
SO IF OTHER PEOPLE WERE LOOKING
TO GET PET CHICKENS
WOULD YOU RECOMMEND IT?

Nicholas says YES BECAUSE THEY'RE GREAT PETS
AND THEY ARE PART OF THE FAMILY.

Alfie says YEAH.
SO YOU HAVE BECOME REALLY GOOD
CLOSE FRIENDS WITH THEM?
YEAH.

Nicholas says MM HMM.

Alfie says THEY ARE YOUR ENTOURAGE?

Nicholas says YES.

Alfie says YOUR TEAM,
YOUR PROTECTOR SQUAD?

Nicholas says YES.
CHICKEN GANG.

Alfie says WELL THANK YOU SO MUCH
FOR COMING
ON THE SHOW TODAY NICHOLAS
AND THANK YOU FOR INTRODUCING US
TO GRACIE AND LIZZIE.
THEY ARE EXCELLENT.

Nicholas says EGGS-ELENT.

Alfie says NOW THIS.

The announcer says HIGH IN THE TREES IN AUSTRALIA
LIVES THE MOST ADORABLE BEAR
IN THE WORLD.
IT'S THE KOALA BEAR.
THIS EUCALYPTUS
MUNCHING MARSUPIAL
LOVES TO SLEEP
UP TO 22 HOURS A DAY.

(SNORING)

The announcer says HAVE BIG FLUFFY EARS,
FLUFFY LITTLE BABIES
THAT CUDDLE MUM FOR A YEAR.
WHEN IT COMES TO BEING ADORABLE
NO OTHER ANIMAL IS MORE
KOALA-FIED THEY'RE JUST...

Kids say TOO CUTE!

Alfie says ALL RIGHT CREATURE MANIACS.
ARE YOU FEELING CLEVER?
LET'S SEE IF WE CAN WORK
ON THOSE SUPER BRAINS OF YOURS,
AND FIND OUT
SOME MORE COOL STUFF.
IT'S TIME FOR SOME
MORE ASTOUNDING ANIMALS
IN CREATURE QUIZ.

The announcer says WHICH OF THESE ANIMALS
IS AT HOME IN THE MOUNTAINS?
IS IT A NEW ZEALAND'S
NATIONAL BIRD THE KIWI?
B THE DANGEROUS DEATH ADDER?
OR C THE KEA?
IF YOU ANSWERED C THE KEA
YOU ARE KEA-RRECT.
THE KEA LIVES HIGH
IN THE MOUNTAINS
WHERE FOOD CAN BE SCARCE.
UP HERE ALL OTHER PARROTS
WOULD STARVE,
IF THE COLD DIDN'T
GET THEM FIRST.
BUT THE KEA SURVIVES BECAUSE
THIS IS NO ORDINARY BIRDBRAIN.
UNTIL RECENTLY,
FEW PEOPLE EVER ENCOUNTERED
THE SUPER SMART KEA,
BUT THEN HUMANS STARTED USING
THE KEA'S MOUNTAIN HOME
AS AN ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND.
AND WITH PEOPLE CAME ALL KINDS
OF INTERESTING NEW THINGS
TO TASTE AND EXPLORE.
THESE CLEVER COOKIES
CAN BE QUITE THE CAT BURGLARS.
IT'S ESTIMATED THAT EVERY YEAR
THE KEA CAUSES
TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS
WORTH OF DAMAGE
TO RENTAL CARS ALONE.

A caption reads "Too Bobs."

White Llama Bob says HEY BOB,
CAN I HAVE A WORD BOB?

Brown Llama Bob says YEAH BOB,
WHAT'S UP?

White Llama Bob says BOB I AM SORRY BUT WE ARE GOING
TO HAVE TO LET YOU GO BOB.

Brown Llama Bob says WHAT DO YOU MEAN BOB?

White Llama Bob says YOU'RE FIRED BOB.

Brown Llama Bob says WHAT?
WHAT DID I DO?

White Llama Bob says OH YOU'RE NUMBERS THEY'RE JUST
NOT ADDING UP I'M AFRAID BOB.

Brown Llama Bob says NUMBERS BOB?
I DON'T GET IT.

White Llama Bob says YOU ARE, YOU ARE BOB
FROM ACCOUNTING AREN'T YOU?

Brown Llama Bob says NO BOB.
THE ONLY NUMBERS I DEAL
WITH ARE NUMBER ONES
AND NUMBER TWOS.

White Llama Bob says WAIT, WHICH BOB ARE YOU?

Brown Llama Bob says I AM BOB THE JANITOR
AND HERE'S MY ID.
(FARTS)

White Llama Bob says OH NO THAT'S NOT NEC...

Brown Llama Bob says THERE'S A FAX COMING.
(FARTS)

White Llama Bob says NO PLEASE DON'T-- NO-- I.

Brown Llama Bob says OOPS BETTER GET THAT
IN TRIPLICATE.

White Llama Bob says I DON'T NEED...
PLEASE-- NO.
OH.

(FARTS)

Alfie says AWW, THOSE BOBS ARE BRILLIANT.
WELL, CREATURE MANIACS,
WE HAVE SO MUCH MORE
STILL TO COME ON THE SHOW.
WE'VE GOT ANOTHER INCREDIBLE
ANIMAL FACT,
SOME FASCINATING PONDERING
FROM OUR ROLLIE POLY PAL,
THE ONE, THE ONLY
PONDERING PANDA.
AND TODAY'S FINAL VISIT
TO DR KATRINA
FOR STEP THREE IN DOG TRICKS.
SO, ALL THAT STILL TO COME
RIGHT HERE ON
CREATURE MANIA.

The announcer says DID YOU KNOW THAT THE CRAYFISH
IS A CREATURE
OF MANY DIFFERENT NAMES?
FOR EXAMPLE
IN THE UNITES STATES
CRAYFISH IS MORE COMMON
IN THE NORTHERN STATES,
CRAWDAD IS HEARD MORE IN CENTRAL
AND SOUTH-WESTERN REGIONS,
AND CRAWFISH FURTHER SOUTH.
WHEREAS IN AUSTRALIA
THE TERM CRAYFISH IS USED
FOR THE SALTWATER TYPE
AND YABBY IS USED
FOR ITS FRESHWATER EQUIVALENT.
THE TERM YABBY IS ACTUALLY
THEIR INDIGENOUS
AUSTRALIAN NAME.
AND THAT'S...

Kids say AN ANIMAL FACT.

Alfie says OKAY, CREATURE FANS,
TIME TO GET A BIT PHILOSOPHICAL.
TIME FOR SOME MUSINGS,
SOME WONDERINGS,
SOME THOUGHTS
AND SOME PONDERINGS
FROM OUR FAVOURITE
BLACK AND WHITE, ROLLIE POLY,
BAMBOO EATING, PONDERING PANDA.

Kids say THE PANDA THAT LIKES TO PONDER.

A panda on its back says DO YOU KNOW WHAT KEEPS ME UP
AT NIGHT?
CHAMELEONS.
I MEAN THEY'RE REALLY GOOD
AT CAMOUFLAGING THEMSELVES,
RIGHT?
SO WHAT IF THEY WERE RUNNING
ALL OVER THE PLACE
AND WE JUST COULDN'T SEE THEM?
WOW.
MAYBE EVERY TIME I FALL OVER
FOR NO REASON,
I'M ACTUALLY TRIPPING OVER
AN INVISIBLE CHAMELEON.
OR LIKE, WHEN I GET AN ITCH
ON MY BACK
MAYBE IT'S AN INVISIBLE
CHAMELEON TICKLING ME.
UGH.
CHAMELEONS.
TOO WEIRD.

Alfie says OKAY START THE DRUMROLL.
IT'S TIME FOR STEP THREE
OF SHAKE PAWS
WITH MIKA AND SKIPPER.
WILL HE DO IT?
LET'S FIND OUT.
IT'S DOG TRICKS.

Katrina says WELCOME BACK,
WE HAVE HAD A FUN TIME.
SKIPPER HAS BEEN A STAR.
THE NEXT STEP
OF OUR TRICK THOUGH IS TO SEE
IF SKIPPER WILL BE PATIENT.
HE IS A LITTLE BIT IMPATIENT.
TO SIT AND SHAKE.
SO WE WANT TO HOLD THAT SHAKE.
NOW YOU ARE NOT GETTING
THAT TREAT
UNTIL YOU DO SOMETHING
I ASK YOU TO DO.
VERY IMPORTANT EVERYONE THAT
YOU HAVE PARENTAL SUPERVISION
FOR THIS AND NEVER GRAB A DOG
OR JUST GRAB THEIR PAWS.
SOME DOGS ACTUALLY
HAVE SENSITIVE PAWS
AND SOME DOGS DON'T LIKE
THEIR PAWS BEING TOUCHED.
SO LOTS OF TREAT
WHEN HE IS REALLY COMFORTABLE.
AND YOU CAN SEE
HE IS ENJOYING THAT.
HE IS VERY COMFORTABLE.
GOOD BOY SKIP.
HOLD IT,
GOOD BOY.
I HOPE YOU HAVE ENJOYED
TODAY'S TRICK.
WE HAVE HAD A LOT OF FUN.
WE WILL BE BACK NEXT TIME
WITH MORE DOG TRICKS.
YOU ARE A STAR.

Alfie says THANKS KATRINA.
WHAT A SUPER STAR SKIPPER WAS.
SUCH A CUTE DOG
AND WELL DONE MIKA
FOR TRAINING HIM.
I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE
WHO DR KATRINA HAS
ON OUR NEXT SHOW
AND WHAT THEY'LL BE LEARNING.
MAYBE TO JUMP THROUGH A HOOP
OR SPIN ON THE SPOT.
IF YOU WANT TO FIND OUT
AND YOU'RE UP
FOR SOME MORE KOOKY CRAZY
WEIRD WONDERFUL FUNNY
AND FLUFFY ANIMALS
THEN YOU KNOW WHERE TO FIND ME.
REMEMBER ANIMALS ARE AWESOME
AND PETS ARE PALS.
I'M ALFIE.
JOIN ME NEXT TIME HERE
ON
CREATURE MANIA.

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A caption reads "Creature Mania. A Northern Pictures Productions."

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