Conservationist and legendary TV host, Peter Gros, showcases Florida’s wildlife this summer for new series set to air in January 2023
OMAHA, Neb. (July 5, 2022) – Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom is back in action and traveling across the U.S. this summer to film a brand new television series, “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild.” The series, which will debut in January 2023 on RFD-TV and digital channels, will showcase conservation success stories, aiming to inspire the next generation of conservationists.
Starting this week, the Wild Kingdom team, including Peter Gros, host of the original show, and local conservation experts, will be making their way across Florida to showcase animal success stories.
“We are in the beautiful state of Florida for the month of July filming multiple episodes for Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom’s new series, Protecting the Wild,” said Peter Gros, Licensed Exhibition & Animal Educator, Conservationist, Television and Digital Content Host. “This series will celebrate the incredible work being done by many compassionate conservationists and will hopefully encourage a new generation of people who are committed to making a positive impact on the Wild Kingdom.”
Peter Gros has nearly 30 years of field experience with resident wildlife and has traveled coast to coast filming the new series this year. Following its filming throughout the summer, the debut of the new series will coincide with the 60th anniversary of the iconic, beloved “Wild Kingdom” program.
Protecting the Wild in Florida
The Florida filming is in collaboration with many organizations, including Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited facilities Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in Sarasota, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, and The Florida Aquarium in Tampa. Other stops include the Florida Coral Rescue Center, and the Florida Power & Light Company’s Turkey Point Clean Energy Center. Animals featured in the Florida filming include:
For additional information about Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild, including the show’s filming schedule and adventures, visit www.wildkingdom.com or follow us on Facebook.
About Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom
Since its network television premiere in 1963, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom has been one of the most loved and respected wildlife programs in television history. Now, launching in January 2023, “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild,” will celebrate stories of conservation success, including the great work of caring, compassionate experts and how they are making a positive impact on the Wild Kingdom. The new launch also coincides with the 60th anniversary of the iconic, beloved “Wild Kingdom” program. For more information about Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, visit wildkingdom.com.
About Mutual of Omaha
Founded in 1909, Mutual of Omaha is a highly rated, Fortune 300 organization offering a variety of insurance and financial products for individuals, businesses and groups throughout the United States. As a mutual company, Mutual of Omaha is owned by its policyholders and committed to providing outstanding service to its customers. For more information about Mutual of Omaha, visit www.mutualofomaha.com.