Genre: Documentary, Animals
Premise: ``Growing Up ...'' is a documentary series that focuses on a particular animal (or two) and the struggles and triumphs as the animals grow up. Each hour-long episode follows the life (usually the first year) of a wild animal growing up in captivity. The caregivers and experts who nurture and train these animals share their stories of bonding and the importance of caring for wildlife. Some animals featured in the series include wombats, tigers, elephants, leopards, bears, zebras, giraffes and hyenas.