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Zoo Confidential: Special Delivery

Zoo Confidential: Special Delivery
The Houston Zoo makes final preparations for Shanti the Asian elephant's pending delivery. She has a volatile temper and the birth will be fraught with danger. One wrong step and she could trample her newborn. The exhausted staff members guide Shanti and her newborn through the dramatic ordeal. Also in this episode, the zoo vets must decide what to do about a suspected cancerous growth on the leg of a chameleon.