ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from Animal Planet's press release, February 2011) MUTUAL OF OMAHA'S WILD KINGDOM, the landmark wildlife series that debuted more than 40 years ago, is back for an impressive ninth season on Animal Planet. With episodes transporting viewers from the Australian outback to the California coast and to the jungles of Africa in between, this season continues the tradition of exploring the far corners of the world to bring audiences into the natural habitats of wild animals. Experience the uncharted territory along with the unpredictability and excitement of the animal kingdom in this groundbreaking wildlife documentary series. This season, cameras follow otters, dolphins, gibbons, prairie dogs, elephants and pandas as they struggle to survive, and even thrive, in the most challenging of conditions.