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Animal Babies: First Year on Earth & NOVA fans will enjoy seeing our local animal babies…


The first year of life is filled with amazing developments and growth – for both humans and animals! At the Houston Zoo, they use breeding to help with conservation and education. Today, Lauren Wappler takes Ernie and crew around the Zoo to meet four adorable newly born members of their family – Jack, a seven week old Schmidt’s red-tailed Guenon monkey; Frieda, a five month old Baird’s Tapir, and Joy (2 years old) & Tilly (1 year old) Asian Elephants. What are your favorite Animal Babies??

Ernie Manouse

Ernie Manouse

Executive Producer & Host

Ernie Manouse, a native of Binghamton, NY and a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, launched his broadcasting career with NBC News before working at Chicago radio station WLS-AM. In 1996, Ernie joined HoustonPBS (now Houston Public Media), and as an anchor and producer, he has garnered eleven Emmy Awards, five...

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