List of Wild Kratts episodes

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This is a list of episodes for the series Wild Kratts.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Original air date
Season premiere Season finale
1 40 January 3, 2011 October 25, 2012
2 26 October 15, 2012 January 31, 2014
3 26[1] April 7, 2014 TBA

Season 1: 2010–2012[edit]

Main article: Wild Kratts
Episode number Title Writer Director Country/region Animals Original air date
1 "Mom of A Croc" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Uganda American alligator, fish, Nile crocodile, Nile monitor lizard, honey badger, hippo, dragonfly, marabou stork, soft-shelled turtle, (mentioned: baboon) PBS: January 3, 2011 (2011-01-03) DVD: April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)

Zoologists and real-world creature-adventurers Chris and Martin Kratt (The Kratt brothers) travel to Uganda's Nile River region to observe a mother crocodile and her eggs in the wild, and volunteer to keep them safe, while trying to show their companion, Aviva, who is convinced that crocodiles know only violence and hunting, the softer side of crocodiles. But as the episode progresses, the Kratt brothers battle various egg predators such as hungry honey badgers, venomous lizards, and swooping storks with crocodile powers, and show Aviva a side of crocs that is rarely seen: the love and compassion of a protective mother.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal names: Crocodilla, Chomp/Chompella, Crunch/Crunchita, Jaws/Jawsana, Munch/Munchette, Snapper/Snappifer, Fred/Fredrica
2 "Whale of a Squid" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Pacific Ocean Sperm whale, arrow squid, giant squid, colossal squid, fin whale, amphipods January 4, 2011 (2011-01-04) DVD: April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)

While deep sea diving in Aviva's new miniature submersible, the Amphisub, Chris and Martin bump into a mother Sperm whale and its calf which they name 'Bumper' and view an epic battle between a giant squid and the sperm whale mother. But during the battle the force of the water pressure begin to get the sub and them crushed but Aviva pulls them up with her arm invention. However they head back down with new creature power suits to the battle. But after the mother whale gets stuck in a ghost net, she begins to sink to the bottom of the sea. Using the combined powers of whale and squid, the Kratt brothers try to withstand the immense water pressure of the ocean to save the whale and her calf before its too late. However, trouble multiplies when a colossal squid attacks them, but is fought off and eaten by a male sperm whale.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Squiddo, Squidtacular, Squidsicle, Bumper, Bumper's Momma
3 "Aardvark Town" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Botswana Aardvark, warthog, South African shelduck, African rock python, porcupine, spotted hyena, termite, aardwolf, lion January 5, 2011 (2011-01-05) DVD: April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)

The Wild Kratts crew travels to Mozambique's Savanna to create a geological map of all the local Aardvark dens, hoping to study the secrets of the rarely seen Aardvark. But after a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris' backpack, the team set off on a door-to-door search to return him to his home burrow, and find his mother. Along the way, they discover how aardvarks manipulate earth materials to alter landscapes and learn the incredible (and valuable) service this amazing animal provides to all burrow-living creatures of Africa. But after searching hole after hole, the Kratt brothers discover that the aardvark's mother and the other burrowing animals has been kidnapped by the evil inventor, Zach Varmitech (Zachary Bennett), who plans to use the Aardvark to dig his pool for him. They manage to stop Zach and return the mama aardvark to "Slurpy" while Zach has a run in with an angry warthog.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Slurpy
4 "Flight of the Draco" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Indonesia Draco lizard, monitor lizard, green iguana, marine iguana, sulphur-crested cockatoo, Bornean orangutan, flying squirrel
Mentioned: Sunda clouded leopard, wild pig
January 6, 2011 (2011-01-06) DVD: April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)

While studying the mysterious Draco lizards of Sumatra - one of the few gliding lizards in the world - Chris falls out of a tree and develops a severe fear of heights, forcing Martin to study the lizards alone. But while Chris tries to conquer his fear, evil fashion designer Donita Donata (Eva Almos) and her minion Dabio kidnap all the draco lizards of the rain forest - and Martin - in a plot to create a new fall line of living lizard jewelry, with Martin as their new top male model. To save his brainwashed brother, and all the Draco lizards in the forest, Chris is forced to overcome his fear and don the powers of the gliding lizard.

Villain of the Week: Donita Donata, Zach Varmitech, Dabio

Animal Name(s): Zippy
5 "Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy" Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt New York Earthworm, bullfrog, blue jay, robin, brown thrasher, star nosed mole, largemouth bass January 7, 2011 (2011-01-07) DVD: April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)

Aviva builds the Kratt brothers a new machine, a miniaturizer, allowing them to shrink down to virtually microscopic levels. After a rainstorm, the brothers decide to use it solve the mystery of why earthworms come up to surface after a rainstorm. They decide to stage the experiment in NYC's Central park. They then spend the day with an Earthworm named Pinky, tunneling underground, and observing the every day life of a worm, and their struggle to survive. But after their new worm friend is carried off by a bird and left on the sidewalk to die, Chris and Martin race to save the worm before the sun dehydrates her. Will Chris and Martin save Pinky and solve the mystery?

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Pinky
6 "Platypus Café" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Tributary of the Murray River Platypus, crayfish January 10, 2011 (2011-01-10) DVD: April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)

While kayaking in a Tributary of Australia's Murray River, Chris and Martin find a mother Duck-billed platypus and her eggs, and shrink down to watch them hatch. But when the evil endangered species chef Gaston Gourmand (Zachary Bennett) floods the Platypus's den and steals the Platypus eggs, and kidnaps Chris as a side dish, Martin and Aviva work around the clock to solve the mystery of the platypus’ sixth sense with the Kratts new platypus friend. Meanwhile, as Chris tries to stall Gourmand, fellow villains, Zach Varmitech and Donita Donata, arrive for the main course - poached platypus eggs, with a side of Kratt brother. Martin activates his platypus powers with the sixth sense to rescue Chris and the eggs.

Villain of the Week: Chef Gourmand, Zach Varmitech, Donita Donata

Animal Name(s): Plato, Platty, Platter
7 "Polar Bears Don't Dance" Luc Chamberland Eva Almos Baffin Island Polar bear, walrus January 12, 2011 (2011-01-12)

While snowboarding across the Canadian tundra, the Kratt brothers discover a mother polar bear and her young cub, and Martin is almost attacked by the protective mother. After a narrow escape, Chris and Martin learn about the intense rivalry between the Arctic Polar Bear, and another protective mother, the Arctic Walrus. But after Zach Varmitech kidnaps the cub and the calf of both animals everything goes wrong, the Kratt bros activate their creature power suits. Chris manages to activates his creature power suit immediately, but Martin finds it impossible to touch the mother bear without being mauled by her. The brothers manage to save the babies, but Zach kidnaps the moms to start a show in an ice arena and leaves the Kratts to survive in a thick Blizzard storm. Martin even activates his creature power suit with a polar bear cub friend and they both survive as they head to save the moms with Aviva. Can Chris and Martin stop Zach from making the moms fight each other in the ice arena?

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Pobie
8 "Build it Beaver" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Maine North American beaver, bullfrog, raccoon, gray wolf, star nosed mole, North American river otter, moose, wood duck, largemouth bass January 13, 2011 (2011-01-13) DVD: April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)

After testing Aviva's new invention, a parachute canoe, the Kratt brothers meet a young boy named Aidan, who lives near a beaver pond. But before they can leave, Chris discovers a family of beavers has integrated his favorite paddle into their beaver dam. Chris removes it, causing the whole dam to fall apart, leaving the beavers and numerous other animals without a home. Feeling guilty, Chris and Martin volunteer to help rebuild the dam as the rest of the crew bring the pond creatures into the Tortuga. But they soon discover that a flash flood is on the horizon, one that could possibly doom every creature in the pond if they do not finish the dam in time. And if breaking the dam over and over again was not enough, they also have to deal with beaver predators, and they must solve the issue by the use of the abilities of the beaver.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal names: Twig, Buddy, Timber, Sticker
9 "Voyage of the Butterflier XT" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Trans-North America Monarch caterpillar, monarch butterfly, tiger swallowtail caterpillar, Canada lynx, Gila monster, tree swallow, spider, peregrine falcon, walrus, giraffe January 17, 2011 (2011-01-17) DVD: April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)

After being challenged by Aviva, Chris and Martin shrink down to the size of a monarch butterfly, and travel with a butterfly named Maxilla on her annual migration to Mexico, flying over 3,000 miles of land and sea. But the plan is complicated when Donita plans on stealing all the butterflies so she can launch a new line of butterfly barrettes. After she gets away with most of the butterflies while Chris and Martin are hibernating, the brothers activate their creature power suits to stop her, only to discover a shocking secret about the monarch butterflies, a secret that will change their entire world view.

Villain of the Week: Donita Donata, Dabio

Animal Name(s): Maxilla, Maxilla Jr.
10 "Honey Seekers" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Kalahari Honey badger, honey guide, killer bee, lion, impala, wildebeest January 19, 2011 (2011-01-19) DVD: April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)

While camping in the African Kalahari, searching for Africa's roughest, toughest predator, Chris and Martin learn that Chef Gaston Gourmand is planning on serving a mystery animal at his next buffet, with Zach Varmitech as his guest of honor. Now the Kratt brothers must race to save the mystery animal and learn about the toughest creature which Martin thinks it is the lion but Chris thinks it is the African honey bee after being stung by in the nose. While at the same time discovering it is the African honey badger, learning about the symbiotic relationship between it and the honey guide until Gourmand captures the mystery animal which reveals to be the honey badger. The bros activate their honey guide and honey badger powers but Chris gets trapped along with Aviva. And which Martin discovers a key to stopping Gourmand, he activates his honey guide power suit to lure all the honey badgers in the Kalahari to Gourmand to defeat him.

Villain of the Week: Chef Gourmand, Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Sweet Tweet, Tougho
11 "Bass Class" Chris Kratt Martin Kratt Wisconsin Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, crayfish, sunfish, worm, striped bass January 20, 2011 (2011-01-20) DVD: April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)

While studying small and Largemouth Bass in America's Great Lakes, Chris and Martin meet a young boy named Gavin (Gavin Kratt), who shows them his third-place fishing trophy. But after Zach tries to steal Gavin's trophy and fails to do so, he challenges the brothers to a winner-take-all contest - whoever catches the biggest bass gets to win and keep Gavin's trophy, At the same time learning the secrets of fishing and the bass. But the brothers soon learn that Zach is cheating, and are faced with the dilemma of how to win the contest fairly, torn between their own sense of morality, and the need to help Gavin.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Gulpa
12 "Fireflies" Martin Kratt Chris Roy Georgia (U.S. State) Firefly, glowworm, Photuris, toad January 24, 2011 (2011-01-24)

The Wild Kratts crew spends the night in a North American forest, studying the secrets of fireflies’ bioluminescence. But when Donita Donata kidnaps all the forest's fireflies, Martin rushes off to save them, despite Chris' warnings, and is captured by Donita again, leaving it up to Chris to save both him and the fireflies.

Villain of the Week: Donita Donata, Dabio

Animal Name: Blinker
13 "Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus" Chris Kratt Eva Almos Bering Sea Walrus, clam, giant Pacific octopus January 27, 2011 (2011-01-27)

While deep-sea diving in the Bering Sea to solve a mystery of why walruses are so weird looking with Aviva's newly rebuilt manta riders, the Kratt brothers discover that Zach Varmitech has stolen a rare and priceless pearl. They soon learn that Zach plans to trade it to Donita Donata, in return to her partnership with him in his next evil plot, until zach loses the pearl in the sea. The Kratts are then forced to search for the pearl, while trying to save the walruses with walrus power to stop Zach which has captured them to be his robotic slaves to find the rare pearl.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech, Donita Donata

Animal Name(s): Blobby
14 "Tazzy Chris" Chris Kratt Eva Almos Tasmania, Zach's mansion Tasmanian devil January 31, 2011 (2011-01-31)

Chris, Martin, and the Wild Kratts crew volunteer to fly to the island of Tasmania, to tag the endangered Tasmanian Devil, hoping to save the species from extinction. Along the way, they find that Tasmanian devils are not the vicious carnivores that most humans believe they are, but instead gentle scavengers. But after a T-Devil bites Chris' suit, it malfunctions, turning him into an out of control Tasmanian devil/human hybrid. As Chris begins to slow down the mission, Martin notices the malfunction and worries that his brother might never be the same again. Meanwhile, Zach devises to plan to keep the neighborhood children off his lawn, by turning T-Devils into Tasmanian Devil robots. After discovering Zach's plan, Chris must learn to control his new wild side to help the neighborhood kids and stop Zach's plot before he causes the Tasmanian Devils to become extinct, forever.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): T-Bone
15 "Octopus Wildkratticus" Chris Kratt Eva Almos Pacific Ocean Giant Pacific octopus, octopus fossil, great white shark, walrus, bowhead whale, Atka mackerel, "octo-walrus-shark"
Mentioned: golden bamboo lemur
February 3, 2011 (2011-02-03)

While playing with Aviva's new invention, ace manta riders, Martin accidentally causes the creature power suits to fall into an Arctic trench, onto an octopus named Seven (due to his missing tentacle). In a desperate attempt to get the suits back, Chris, Martin, and Aviva dive into the depths of the ocean with a new invention called the Octopod, only to discover the suits have activated while they were still on Seven. Which Turn him into a horrific sea monster that looks like a creature out of a horror film or an early depiction of the Kraken from Norse mythology. Now the Kratt brothers and Aviva must risk their lives to retrieve the suits and save Seven.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Seven, Octopus Wildkratticus, Octopus Martinkratticus, Octo-walrus-shark, Eight, Octo-shark, Octo-whale
16 "Walk on the Wetside" Martin Kratt Eva Almos Costa Rica Plumed basilisk, harpy eagle, green iguana, boa constrictor February 21, 2011 (2011-02-21)

The Wild Kratts fly to Costa Rica to study another rare lizard, the Basilisk lizard, capable of walking on water. But unknown to the Wild Kratts, Donita and Dabio have been secretly hacking their communications, and Donita soon kidnaps their new lizard friend, Splash Claw, hoping to use him as a hat to win a contest in Paris. The brothers must then decode the mystery of water walking to save Splash Claw before it is too late.

Villain of the Week: Donita Donata, Dabio

Animal Name(s): Splash-Claw, Skitter
17 "Elephant In The Room" Chris Kratt Eva Almos Serengeti African elephant, spotted hyena February 22, 2011 (2011-02-22)

While driving their jeep (the Createrra) across the African Savanna, Chris and Martin find a baby elephant separated from his mother. Martin names him Thornsley, and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ, only to discover the power of a baby African elephant, and the work necessary to take care of one. While the team is sleeping, Thornsley takes control of the Tortuga, causing Aviva, Koki and Jimmy Z to crash land in the desert, leaving the Kratt brothers stranded in the Savanna. Jimmy Z gets mad when the elephant eats his sandwich, the gang got into miniature size by the shrink machine and got trapped in a shoe. The bros manage to find the Tortuga, finding it a wreck by the young mischief elephant, and bring the crew back to size. Chris and Martin then find his herd and his mom, who's trapped in mud, and must use elephant strength and power to save her They do so and Thornsley is reunited with his mother.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Thornsley
18 "Let The Rhinos Roll!" Martin Kratt Eva Almos Serengeti Black rhino, yellow-billed oxpecker, African lion, chameleon, land snail March 28, 2011 (2011-03-28)

After black rhinos begin disappearing on the African Serengeti, the Wild Kratts crew fly there to investigate. After a suspicious rhino stampede, Chris and Martin find a baby rhino that they name Nubs. Martin takes Nubs back to the Tortuga HQ, while Chris continues to investigate the stampede, wondering if there is connection between it and the disappearances, and if there is something sinister at work. But to Chris' horror, he discovers that Zach Varmitech is behind the whole plot, and is transforming rhinos into his own personal bulldozers. After kidnapping Chris onboard his jet, Zach reveals to him that finding Nubs was a trap so that he could trace the location of the team's headquarters - the Tortuga - and have the rhinos destroy it, with Martin and the Wild Kratts still inside. Faced with their impending doom, the Wild Kratts quickly use the strengths and weaknesses of the black rhino to save themselves, rescue Chris, and both foil Zach’s plot.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Nubs
19 "Kickin' It With The Roos" Chris Kratt Eva Almos Outback Red kangaroo, laughing kookaburra, dingo, wedge-tailed eagle April 21, 2011 (2011-04-21)

While cruising in the Australian Outback, a young joey named Hopster steals the keys to the Createrra VX, stranding Chris and Martin in the outback until they can find the keys. In an effort to retrieve their only remaining set of car keys, Chris and Martin activate their creature power suits and disguise themselves as red kangaroos, hoping to blend in with the mob and find Hopster. But after being challenged to a kick-boxing match by the pack's alpha male, The roo boss, Chris is forced to fight him so Martin can get the keys from Hopster. But as predators begin to descend upon the pack, the Kratt brothers struggle simply to survive in the ruthless Australian Outback.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Hopster, Mr. Wedgie, Roo Boss
20 "The Blue and the Gray" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Virginia Gray squirrel, blue jay, northern goshawk, black bear, wild turkey, raccoon, bobcat, deer, North American beaver, coyote, oak tree, chipmunk
Mentioned: salamander
April 22, 2011 (2011-04-22)

The Wild Kratts Crew fly to a North American oak tree forest to study the unique relationship between gray squirrels, and the oak trees that they create. But after getting lost in the forest, Chris and Martin challenge each other to a creature contest, to see which is the better oak tree planter, the gray squirrels or the blue jays. But after the contest goes too far, Martin's creature power suit malfunctions, transforming him into an oak tree. Unable to move his branches to deactivate his suit, and with Chris stuck as a gray squirrel, the Kratt brothers soon realize that they are trapped in the forest, and are surrounded by predators. Due to the Kratt brothers’ communicators also being broken, Koki is unable to track their location, leaving it up to a pair of Wild Kratts kids to find and rescue them.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Old Needle Claws
21 "Falcon City" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt New York City Peregrine falcon, pigeon
Mentioned: Mandarin duck, emerald toucanet, blue jay, worm, thrush
May 23, 2011 (2011-05-23)

After flying to the nearest city to learn about the peregrine falcons, the world's fastest bird - capable of diving up to 240 miles per hour - The Kratt brothers are disappointed to find only a flock of ordinary pigeons. But after accidentally activating his creature power suit, Chris transforms into a homing pigeon, and finds himself lost in the big city. While trying to find his way home, Chris discovers that pigeons are not so ordinary and boring after all. Meanwhile, Zach decides to rid his skyscraper of all birds, including the family of peregrines that are nested on the side of the building, leaving it up to the Wild Kratts to harness the powers of both falcon and pigeon to save them.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Fluff
22 "Koala Balloon" Martin Kratt Eva Almos Outback Koala, thorny devil, dingo July 11, 2011 (2011-07-11)

The Kratt brothers devise a new creature challenge, to try to survive 24 hours in the wild Australian Outback, without any kind of technology whatsoever—including their creature power suits. Both are wanting to learn more about Australia’s rare desert creatures, the old fashioned way. Ignoring Aviva’s concerns about their safety, they pack their bags with survival gear, and skydive into the desert, hoping to find excitement and adventure. Meanwhile, Zach Varmitech and his Zach-bots also fly to Australia to find eucalyptus leaves for Zach’s eucalyptus tea, hoping to use it as a cure to his common cold. But after finding a stow-away koala bear in the eucalyptus leaves, Zach ejects him from his jet, attached to dozens of balloons. The Kratt brothers watch as he falls from the sky, rescue him, and name him "Koala Balloon". They volunteer to watch him and keep him safe until they arrive at the designated eucalyptus forest where the other Wild Kratts are waiting for them. Meanwhile, Aviva worries that the brothers might not survive the night, but Koki and Jimmy re-assure her that Chris and Martin know what they are doing. But the koala bear makes Martin and Chris’s survival in the desert even harder when he accidentally destroys their precious food and water, endangering all their lives. The two then spend their night protecting the koala from a pack of hungry dingoes, instead of getting their much needed sleep. Eventually, Martin reveals that he packed the creature power suits anyway, just in case they needed them and use thorny devil powers with a thorny devil friend. The brothers are then forced to lose their bet with Aviva, activating their creature power suits so they could survive long enough to make it the eucalyptus forest. After finally meeting with the rest of the team, they set the koala free, and admit defeat, learning that even some of the greatest explorers and zoologists in his history sometimes needed help from modern day technology.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Koala Balloon, Spinester
23 "Cheetah Racer" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Tanzania Cheetah, Thomson's gazelle (skull), peregrine falcon September 2, 2011 (2011-09-02)

While Chris and Martin are playing with their new Cheetah friend, Blur, Aviva designs a new invention, Cheetah Sneaks, hoping that it will be able to outrun a Cheetah. However, the invention fails, and the Kratt brothers announce that no land animal can run faster than the Cheetah - capable of running speeds up to 75 miles per hour. Aviva takes on the challenge and tries to design an invention that she hopes will outrun the Cheetah, though Chris and Martin doubt she will succeed. Learning of Aviva's plan, Zach tries to prove that he is better inventor than her, and joins in, turning the friendly competition into a high-speed race. With the contest now complicated by Zach's cheating, Chris and Martin are forced to use their creature power suits. However, when Martin finds that Blur is missing, he discovers that Zach has kidnapped her, and uses his Falcon suit ("Falcon City") once again to stop Zach.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Blur
24 "Mimic" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Tanzania Cheetah, honey badger, black mamba, plains zebra, black rhino, lion, Thomson's gazelle, hyena, giraffe, African elephant October 18, 2011 (2011-10-18) DVD: March 20, 2012

While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter their old cheetah friend Blur, who is now a mom – she has given birth to a cheetah cub. But before they know it, evil fashion designer Donita Donata ‘cat-naps’ the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. Martin discovers that the cheetah cub has unexpected powers of mimicry, and its ability to mimic the ferocious honey badger is the key to foiling Donita and protecting the cheetah.

Villain of the Week: Donita Donata, Dabio, Zach Varmitech (Cameo Appearance)

Animal name: Blur, Spot Swat
25 "Kerhonk" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Borneo Proboscis monkey, crested serpent eagle, false gharial, Sunda clouded leopard, python December 30, 2011 (2011-12-30)

When trying to find what is making a mysterious call, the Kratt brothers find a proboscis family and activate their creature power suits. However when the leader of the troop becomes injured, and now must stay in Tortuga HQ, Martin now must take his spot temporarily with creature power. Chris helps by being a lookout. They make it through the whole night and the troop somehow cross the river. But when a garhial crocodile shows up, in all the confusion a baby proboscis is nearly eaten. Can Chris and Martin help him and rescue the troop?

Villain of the Week: None

Animal name: Schnozzle, Nosey
26 "Caracal-Minton" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Namibia Caracal, guinea fowl, serval, cheetah, warthog, spotted hyena, spotted eagle owl, Nile crocodile
Mentioned: aardvark
April 2, 2012 (2012-04-02)

The Wild Kratts Crew has a badminton tournament. While Chris and Martin are playing, a caracal steals Aviva's birdie, causing her to break down in tears. And this is no ordinary birdie – it is Aviva’s precious family heirloom. Chris and Martin reassure her that they will find it, and try to find the caracal. When they do, Chris encourages Aviva to build a Guinea Fowl Flapper, because guinea fowls are what the caracal likes to eat. She gets the inspiration to build one. On the way, Chris and Martin get captured by the same caracal that took their birdie, which they name Hang Time. When they get there, they face two caracal kittens who want to eat them. They get their birdie back but when a Caracal Kitten named Pouncemore gets dropped in the middle of the Namibian savanna, The Kratt brothers must use caracal creature powers and take him back to his home before hyenas find him.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Pouncemore, Hang Time
27 "Zig-Zagged" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Angola Plains zebra, hyena, giraffe, hippo, Nile crocodile, stallion
Mentioned: blue jay, oak tree, Tasmanian devil
May 14, 2012 (2012-05-14)

Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra’s herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra’s stripes are critical to a special defense called “confusion camouflage".

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Maze
28 "A Huge Orange Problem" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Borneo Bornean orangutan, proboscis monkey, false gharial June 4, 2012 (2012-06-04) DVD: July 10, 2012

While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can’t do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. But Zach has sent his Zachbots to cut the trees of the orangutan forest, and Martin and Chris activate the orangutan powers of the Creature Power Suit to rid the forest of saw-armed Zachbots, and save the orangutans rainforest home.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Huge-O, Schnozzle (from Kerhonk on Friday)
29 "Seasquatch" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Pacific Ocean Yeti crab, phytoplankton, zooplankton, arrow squid, Atka mackerel, giant squid, sperm whale, tube worm, caridean shrimp, angler fish October 22, 2012 (2012-10-22)

When Martin accidentally knocks Jimmy's controller into the ocean, The Kratt brothers volunteer to go into the deep to find it, encountering an anglerfish and other deep sea creatures. But then the submarine loses power while they are exploring the strange landscape of the ocean depths and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea. Aviva must figure out how to harness the energy from the deep sea’s hydrothermal vents in order to save the brothers and return them to the surface. The Wild Kratts team learns all about the amazing process of chemosynthesis and how deep sea creatures transform toxic chemicals into energy. With a little help from the Yeti crab Martin and Chris are able to capture the this energy and use it to restart the amphi-sub and return to the surface.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Bumper (from Whale of a Squid), Seasquatch
30 "The Food Chain Game" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Tanzania Termite, Guinea fowl, locust, Thompson's gazelle, bat-eared fox, martial eagle, cheetah, African elephant, lion, African rock python, plains zebra, giraffe, warthog, caracal, black rhino, bee, leopard January 16, 2012 (2012-01-16)

Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge. They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of “Power Suit Creature Tag” so Aviva can track the table during the game progress. As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Blur (from cheetah racer), Thornsley (from elephant in the room), Nubs (from let the rhinos roll)
31 "Masked Bandits" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt New York Raccoon, gray wolf, crayfish October 25, 2011 (2011-10-25)

As they prepare for a creature costume party, the Wild Kratts team begins to notice all sorts of strange things happening in the Tortuga HQ. Jimmy is sure there is a ghost or monster living with them, but the Kratt brothers are convinced it is some kind of creature. When the gang sets out to discover who is causing all the trouble, they discover a raccoon family have sneaked into the Tortuga and that certain animals gravitate towards human habitation because it provides food and protection from predators. They must put the raccoons back to their home before the entire Tortuga HQ gets wrecked up and avoid wolves during the process.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Mama Raccoon
32 "Flight of the Pollinators" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Central America Honey bee, crab spider, fig wasp, hummingbird, eyelash viper, kinkajou March 30, 2012 (2012-03-30)

When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he’s off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination. So Martin, Aviva and the rest of the gang use that method to save Chris.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Beast, Flash, Figgy
33 "The Gecko Effect" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Indonesia Tokay gecko, moon rat, conehead katydid October 23, 2012 (2012-10-23)

There’s a mystery to be solved, as the Wild Kratts team wonders how a Gecko lizard climbs up smooth surfaces and can even climb upside down. The gang uses their Miniaturizer to shrink down and discover it’s all about physics: all objects have electrical charges that attract one another and the gecko’s marvelous toe pad structure charges so much that they can walk on surfaces as smooth as glass. But in the meantime Zach has stolen their Miniaturizer and now imprisons them in a glass terrarium. Martin and Chris activate the new Gecko Powers of their Creature Power Suits that Aviva has made in the Creature Power Disc Creator (also known as the M.I.K.--Mobile Invention Kit) so the Kratt brothers must get the crew out of the glass terrarium and must retrieve the Miniaturizer before Zach shrinks all the animals in the creature world.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech, Donita Donata (Cameo Appearance), Dabio (Cameo Appearance), Chef Gourmand (Cameo Appearance)

Animal Name: Okay the Tokay, Electro-Toes
34 "Little Howler" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Canada Gray wolf, cougar, raven, moose
Mentioned: Thomson's gazelle, cheetah
October 19, 2011 (2011-10-19) DVD: March 20, 2012

Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure with incredible stamina and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. With this knowledge and wolf-powered Creature Power Suits the bros are able to fend off a hungry cougar and finally return the pup to his wolf pack.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal name: Little Howler
35 "Quillber’s Birthday Present" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Botswana Crested porcupine, African lion, plains zebra, warthog, African elephant, giraffe October 25, 2012 (2012-10-25)

It’s Aviva’s birthday, and Chris and Martin decide to collect shed porcupine quills to make a beautiful necklace as a gift. As they tag along with an African crested porcupine, they discover that animals have different ways and even some highly specialized features to defend themselves from predators. For example, porcupine quills are modified hairs, designed by nature into a deadly defense. However, Zach tied balloons to many animals that then floated to his jet. The Kratt brothers must use the porcupine's amazing defense from their Creature Power Suits to protect the porcupines from Zach’s latest animal collection scheme and to rescue the animals Zach had captured. Also, the Kratt brothers rescue the captured animals and give the necklace to Aviva.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Quillber, Maze,(from Zig-Zagged), Thornsley (from elephant in the room)
36 "A Bat In The Brownies" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Georgia (U.S. State) Little brown bat, screech owl, mosquito, largemouth bass, raccoon, peregrine falcon October 24, 2011 (2011-10-24)

When a little brown bat crash lands into a plate of Jimmy Z’s famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony’s roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew “goes batty, ” as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Bite-Size
37 "Stuck On Sharks" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Indian Ocean Great white shark, orca whale, wrasse, remora, manta ray PBS: October 17, 2011 (2011-10-17) DVD: March 20, 2012

Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious great white shark. They use Aviva’s incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of great white shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his shark fin soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend.

Villain of the Week: Chef Gourmand

Animal Name: Sucker-Head, Razor-Mouth,
38 "Birds of A Feather" Chris Kratt Eva Almos New Guinea Raggiana bird-of-paradise, superb bird-of-paradise, Lawes's parotia, mosquito September 7, 2012 (2012-09-07) DVD: July 10, 2012

When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world – the birds of paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donita’s plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them and stop Donita.

Villain of the Week: Donita Donata, Dabio

Animal Name: Hip-Hop, Smiley
39 "Googly-Eye: The Night Guru" Chris Kratt Martin Kratt, Chris Kratt Indonesia Tarsier, python, Conehead katydid October 24, 2012 (2012-10-24) DVD: July 10, 2012

The Kratt brothers secretly “borrow” Aviva’s half finished night vision goggles to go in search of a mysterious nocturnal creature. But when the unstable goggles stop working, the brothers find themselves taken in by the nocturnal society of the tarsier. As they investigate, the Wild Kratts team discovers that nocturnal creatures only come out at night and learn that eyes help a creature see by collecting the light that comes from objects all around. But when the tarsier troop is in danger of losing one of their own, Chris and Martin must tap into their newfound understanding of nocturnal living and help the troubled tarsier family.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Googly-Eye, Googly-Junior
40 "Raptor Round-Up" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Tanzania Secretary bird, spotted eagle owl, warthog, chanting goshawk, martial eagle, peregrine falcon, white-headed vulture, black mamba, bald eagle, king vulture, barn owl, wedge-tailed eagle, American kestrel, turkey vulture, harpy eagle, screech owl, crested serpent eagle, African lion PBS: October 20, 2011 (2011-10-20) DVD: March 20, 2012

Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand’s next gourmet delicacy? They’ll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong – living free and in the wild.

Villain of the Week: Chef Gourmand

Animal Name: Stomp

Season 2: 2012-2014[edit]

Some episodes were first aired on TVO.

Episode number Title Writer Director Country/region Animals Original air date
1 (41) "Bad Hair Day" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt East Africa African lion, African crested porcupine, hippo, Nile crocodile, cheetah, African rock python, (mentioned: horse, muskox, yak) October 15, 2012 (2012-10-15)

Martin and Chris Kratt and the crew are sitting around in the Createrra watching lions basking in the morning sun. A lion cub then wakes up, jumps around then wakes up his dad, the leader of the pride. Koki thinks he will be in rage that he has been woken up but Martin assures her that lion dads are one of the best dads in the world. He proves her wrong when he starts playing with him, he shakes his mane, starting a chat on what animal has the biggest hairdo. They are interrupted when the dad roars and some fog comes out of his mouth, leading to Martin's decision to name him 'He Who Breathes Fire'. He then goes on a territory patrol. The Wild Kratts follow him while the crew stay with the pride. They experience social organization and how it helps lions. But when two twin lions try to take over the pride, the crew take the lion cubs to the Tortuga until He Who Breathes Fire gets back. The Kratt brothers are repeatedly delayed by various creatures and soon learn that being one of the top predators on the African savanna is not as easy as it looks.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: He Who Breathes Fire, Lil' Cubby, El Cutisimo, Screen Saver, Martin, Chris, and Cat Burglar.
2 (42) "Race for the Hippo Disc" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt East Africa Hippo, peregrine falcon, giraffe, plains zebra, Nile crocodile, African lion October 16, 2012 (2012-10-16)

When the brothers accidentally lose the Hippo Power Disc which gets stuck in the mud at the bottom of the river. while trading disks in the Tortuga above the Ugandan Savannah, the Wild Kratts team goes into crisis mode. They must find the disc before Zach does or he’ll steal the secrets to Aviva’s precious Creature Power technology. There’s a mystery to be solved too: Why are hippos so territorial?

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Tusker, Hipster Opotamus, Momma Opotamus
3 (43) "Creature Power Challenge" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt East Africa Black rhino, African elephant, Nile crocodile, cheetah, hippo, peregrine falcon, white-headed vulture, plumed basilisk, acorn, largemouth bass, walrus, monarch butterfly, tarsier October 17, 2012 (2012-10-17)

Martin and Chris hold a contest to see whether rhinos or elephants are stronger, cheetahs or peregrine falcons faster, hippos or crocs better swimmers. However, Zach brings the Disrupt-O-Bots to malfunction the Creature Power Suits and the Tortuga HQ. As the suits continue to act up, the Kratt brothers realize that the powers that nature has given the animals to survive will only work in the appropriate habitats. They must get rid of Zach's Disrupt-O-Bots and solve the Creature Power challenge.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Snappifer, Chompella, and Crunchita (from Mom of a Croc)
4 (44) "Termites Versus Tongues" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt East Africa African termites, warthog, aardwolf, bat-eared fox, honey badger, aardvark October 18, 2012 (2012-10-18)

Aviva and Koki accidentally miniaturize themselves and get carried away by termites. The Kratt brothers must catch up to the termites and rescue them and face their predators that collects and eats termites as well as experiencing a Predator prey relationship: Aardwolfs, bat eared foxes, honey badgers and aardvarks all targeting the same Prey, termites. However, termites use their jaws and chemical defences to ward off these predators. After getting back to normal size, the crew discusses smell's importance to both termites and termite eaters.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Slurpy and Slurpy's mom (from Aardvark Town), Big Momma T
5 (45) "Happy Turkey Day" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Kentucky Wild turkey, coyote, northern goshawk, crow, American black bear, bobcat, raccoon November 19, 2012 (2012-11-19)

The Kratts are on a mission to stop Gourmand who is hunting for the largest turkey in the forest. As they work out how to stop him, they also help the Crew to learn to differentiate wild turkeys from domesticated turkeys and learn about their amazing abilities. With the help of Wild Kratts kids Ronan, Gavin and Aidan, the Kratt brothers must protect the turkey habitat from Gourmand before he captures a turkey as the one of the most important ingredients for his meal.

Villain of the Week: Chef Gourmand

Animal Name: Lightning
6 (46) "Neck and Neck" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt East Africa Giraffe, impala, plains zebra, lion, Thomson's gazelle, greater kudu January 18, 2013 (2013-01-18)

Aviva and Koki develop a small rivalry over why giraffes have long necks: so they can eat leaves that other animals can't reach, or is it because they use it for a unique fighting style called necking- slamming each others giraffe's neck into the opponent's neck? The Kratts do not like this argument, so they try to find out why Giraffes have long necks. They explore how giraffes use their long necks to prevent competition for food and resources and how they neck fight. But a giraffe secretly takes Creature Power Suit parts and supplies from the Tortuga, including Martin's deactivation Mogual and Chris' whole Creature Power Suits. Now he is stuck in a giraffe creature power suit, unable to deactivate it. The Kratt brothers must catch up with the giraffe, take back the materials, get Chris' Creature Power Suit, and save Martin.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Neck Tie, Necklace, Maze (from Zig-Zagged)
7 (47) "Bugs Or Monkeys?" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Central America Spider monkeys, jaguar, plumed basilisk, various insects, harpy eagle April 1, 2013 (2013-04-01)

A miniaturized Martin wants to check out insects in the rainforest, but Chris wants to investigate the world of the spider monkey. Chris wins when he puts mini Martin in his backpack and heads off through the treetops. When Martin gets kidnapped by a mischievous baby spider monkey, both brothers experience spider monkey anatomy and monkey locomotion. But just as the rescued Martin starts heading back to the Tortuga on Chris in his new spider monkey power suit, a jaguar emerges from the jungle shadows with its eyes on the baby spider monkey. The Kratts must save the baby monkey and reunite it with its family again.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Grabsy
8 (48) "Secrets of the Spider's Web" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Costa Rica Golden orb weaver, house spider, bee, gecko October 31, 2012 (2012-10-31) DVD: February 25, 2014 (2014-02-25)

The Kratt brothers are testing out Aviva's new "super strength" rope. Unfortunately, it breaks, and Chris falls to the ground. Just when it seems that they are about to give up on creating super strong rope, a golden orb weaver spider (dubbed "Orbit" by Martin) gently parachutes down on to Chris's face on a golden thread of spider silk. This inspires Aviva to try to replicate spider silk. Two miniaturized Kratts explore the world of the spider and how it creates its web, finding clues along the way that indicate what spider silk is made of that will help Aviva to replicate it. They also explore the world of biotechnology, the science of nature inspired inventions. But Donita has the intention of capturing all the orb spiders to make a dress made out of golden silk. The Kratt brothers must prevent her from doing so by using the strength and toughness of spider silk.

Villain of the Week: Donita Donata, Dabio

Animal Name: Orbit
9 (49) "Shadow: The Black Jaguar" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Central America Orange jaguar (animal), caiman, spider monkey, black jaguar PBS: April 2, 2013 (2013-04-02) DVD: April 9, 2013 (2013-04-09)

The Wild Kratts team found a distress call in South America to find out that Zach is taking a rare black jaguar in his scheme and use her to create his new Spybots that could wipe out the environment. The Kratt brothers meets Nina, a Wild Kratts kid, and along with her and Aviva go to learn about orange and black jaguars. Then they go to the orange spotted jaguar den which the jaguar reveals to be a mother and has given birth to a black jaguar cub which Martin names 'Shadow' and Zach's zachbots capture it. In which The Kratt brothers taps into the jaguar in their Creature Power Suits to get back Shadow before Zach leaves the rainforest.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Grabsy (from Bugs or Monkeys?), Shadow
10 (50) "To Touch a Hummingbird" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Central America Hummingbird, jaguar, three-toed sloth, harpy eagle, spider monkey, eyelash viper, July 5, 2013 (2013-07-05)

Martin and Chris are getting cocky about all the Creature Powers they’ve collected, and Koki cautions them not to get too full of themselves because when they do, Nature always teaches them a lesson. The brothers dismiss her advice, then a hummingbird appears. Amazed by its flight capabilities, Aviva creates a hummingbird power disc while the brothers set out trying to touch the friendly little bird, which is more difficult then they think! Gourmand, meanwhile, decides to create chocolate–covered hummingbird egg snacks, prompting the brothers to utilize hummingbird powers to save the eggs before Gourmand can cook them!

Villain of the Week: Chef Gourmand

Animal Name: Grabsy (from Bugs or Monkeys?), Shadow (from Shadow: The Black Jaguar), Chillax (from Rainforest Stew), Spaceship
11 (51) "Rainforest Stew" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Central America Three-toed sloth, sloth moth (insect), harpy eagle, spider monkey, jaguar PBS: April 3, 2013 (2013-04-03) DVD: April 9, 2013 (2013-04-09)

The Wild Kratts learn about the sloth and sloth moth habitat in the South American rainforest. Gourmand is creating a rainforest stew that includes several rainforest species such as spider monkeys, jaguar, sloth and harpy eagle eggs. Chris enjoys being a sloth but he ended up to be close to his demise while he noticed the recipe. Martin activates his harpy eagle suit and detects Gourmand leaving. The Kratt brothers must rescue all of the animals before Gourmand leaves.

Villain of the Week: Chef Gourmand

Animal Name: Grabsy (from Bugs or Monkeys?), Chillax
12 (52) "Seahorse Rodeo" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Caribbean Sea Sea horse, spotted snake eel, parrotfish, red snapper, horse December 23, 2013 (2013-12-23)

Chris and Martin are riding horses on the beach of Costa Rica one day when they suddenly go flying into the water and discover a sea horse. Martin wants to "ride" the sea horse with Chris, and together make a string of lies, Chris telling Aviva that they want to use the Miniaturizer to explore how this sea horse interacts with other inhabitants of the coral reef system." Of course, Aviva doesn't fall for it, and instead plays strict mother, telling the Kratts she's going to keep an eye on them. But while the Kratts are at play, Donita Donata is busy scheming up her next big plan: sea horse earrings. To do that she calls the Kratts, and eventually they give in accidentally. The Kratt brothers must collect all sea horses with creature powers and trick Donita to get her away and free the sea horses.

Villain of the Week: Donita Donata, Dabio

Animal Name: Ocean Pony, Golf Ball
13 (53) "Speaking Dolphinese" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Caribbean Sea Bottlenose dolphin, great white shark, sea sponge, mullet PBS: (Original Airing): February 5, 2013 (2013-02-05); Lost At Sea Special: January 21, 2013 (2013-01-21) DVD: January 22, 2013 (2013-01-22)

The Kratt brothers learns Dolphinese from dolphins, the smartest creature in the world. Chris and Martin learn about their habitat and communication With two 4 year old dolphins named Whistle and Click and join in with their new dolphin powers. However, a hungry shark is trying to capture Whistle when he wandered away to a shipwreck and he's trapped and scared! Martin goes and tries to find him, and does but gets trapped with Whistle with his suit deactivated. Aviva and Koki find and try to help them, but don't succeed either. Can Chris be able to master the dolphin language to warn the pod and save them all?

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Whistle, Click
14 (54) "Aqua Frog" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Michigan American bullfrog, tadpole, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, softshell turtle, North American beaver December 26, 2013 (2013-12-26)

Martin and Chris are researching frogs at Frogwater Pond. The bros meet one big bullfrog in the best spot in the pond,where they witness the beginning of the Frog's Life Cycle. That sends Aviva into panic because she realizes that due to the transformation that happens within the frogs own life cycle, this particular Creature Power Suit may be her most challenging yet! To help get the Power suit done, they shrink down and see the frog's life cycle. Unbeknownst to them, Zach has instructed his bots to clean up his ship and dump his garbage into a stream. When Zach’s waste enters the pond, Koki, Jimmy Z, Aviva, and some local Wild Kratt kids go into rescue mode to stop the ooze from reaching the eggs and developing tadpoles. The Kratt bros, meanwhile, swim upstream to stop Zach with their frog powers. Then, the rest of them used a filter that Aviva made to get rid of the ooze at last.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Tuba
15 (55) "Tortuga Tune-up" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Caribbean Sea Hummingbird, plumed basilisk, hawksbill sea turtle, green sea turtle, (mentioned: loggerhead sea turtle, leatherback sea turtle, white sea turtle, box turtle, leopard tortoise, painted turtle, soft shelled turtle, spotted turtle), sponge, crab, fish, red snapper, grouper, seahorse, blowfish, tiger shark August 21, 2013 (2013-08-21)

Aviva is troubled – by the Tortuga. She realizes that she’s never programmed one of her favorite inventions with the ability to swim underwater. Searching for inspiration, the Kratt bros go underwater to explore a coral reef where they find a hawksbill sea turtle. While gathering information for Aviva, the bros learn all about sea turtle shield defense, as their new animal friend fends off a hungry tiger shark. Just when everything seems okay and the Tortuga is ready to test its new abilities, the master key is lost and sinks to the bottom of the ocean. The bros must then use sea turtle powers to fend off the circling shark and recover the key.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Shield, Ocean Pony (from Seahorse Rodeo), Blimpy (from Blowfish Blowout)
16 (56) "Blowfish Blowout" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Caribbean Sea Plankton, pufferfish, crab, grouper, sea horse, sea turtle PBS: (Original Airing): February 7, 2013 (2013-02-07); Lost At Sea Special: January 21, 2013 (2013-01-21) DVD: January 22, 2013 (2013-01-22)

The Kratt brothers miniaturize themselves in an attempt to learn more about the plankton near a coral reef. Unfortunately they get swept out to see by a strong current losing access to the miniaturizer. The brothers come across a pufferfish and learn about its habitat and defense. Meanwhile Donita hatches a scheme to use a sea crown to make herself the best fashion queen. Aviva and Koki search for the Kratt brothers using pufferfish power.

Villain of the Week: Donita Donata, Dabio

Animal Name: Blimpy, Puffy
17 (57) "Road Runner" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Sonoran Desert Greater roadrunner, desert collared lizard, grasshopper, western diamondback rattlesnake, coyote, Gila monster, cactus wren, morning dove August 22, 2013 (2013-08-22)

Martin and Chris are trying to catch an elusive lizard while Koki, having just completed an inventory, declares that they have to go to a town to get supplies. But Martin and Chris still haven’t seen so many of the reptiles that live in the Sonoran desert. The bros beg for some time to investigate a particular lizard, which gets snatched up by a roadrunner. The bros secretly beg Aviva to come and make a roadrunner disc to use before Koki is ready to leave. Aviva is only able to make one Roadrunner disc, so the brothers take turns with Road Runner powers, ultimately using road runners powers to discover the identity of the mystery lizard. Martin got caught by a Gila monster before he activated his suit so he cannot speak once Koki and Jimmy wrapped Martin for first aid, thinking he was poisoned. Chris and Aviva help out to find the identity once Koki locked the Tortuga and they leave the Sonoran Desert, but discover the identity of the mystery lizard before leaving.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Speedlimit
18 (58) "Rocket Jaw: Rescuer of the Reef" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Caribbean Sea Longlure frogfish, tuna, hawksbill sea turtle, red snapper, moray eel, parrotfish, mullet, grouper, coral, coral polyp December 27, 2013 (2013-12-27)

While checking out how coral reefs are formed, the gang notices some very strange types of parrotfish taking whole branches of coral and swimming off with them. After further investigation, the Wild Kratts crew realizes that Zach and Donita have sent Robotic Fish to collect coral for mass production of coral jewelry. The gang must use the power of the greatest hunters of the reef – the frogfish – who also happens to be the fastest creature alive, to capture the reef–wrecking robots before it’s too late.

Villain of the Week: Donita Donata, Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Rocket Jaw
19 (59) "Snow Runners" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Canada Hispid hare, snowshoe hare, Canada lynx, northern goshawk, whitetail deer, plumed basilisk February 18, 2013 (2013-02-18)

On their way to return some hispid hares whom they rescued from a forest fire to Nepal, the Wild Kratts crew stops to pick up Martin and Chris who accidentally drive the rocket-powered adventure sled into the Tortuga, nearly causing it to slide down the hill it was parked on and the hispid hare cage to slide out the open door. Martin and Chris must use the winter adaptations of the snowshoe hare and the lynx to find the hares and to bring them back to Asia before it is too late. However, Chris is in his basilisk suit and the lynx is giving Martin a hard time that slows down the rescue of the hispid hares. Sooner or later, the lost becomes the hunted as one Hispid is about to be hunted by the lynx. With the brothers' help and lynx power, the hunted become the rescued.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Avalanche
20 (60) "Attack of the Tree Eating Aliens" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt North America Pileated woodpecker, Asian longhorn beetle, American marten, gray squirrel, raccoon, lynx, ant, toad, coyote, red squirrel, hairy woodpecker June 7, 2013 (2013-06-07); DVD: February 25, 2014 (2014-02-25)

The Wild Kratts learned that two kids' forest clubhouse is dying. They must investigate and solve the tree-killing mystery. At first, Aviva and Koki thought that woodpeckers did it but Martin got trapped in a tree while he's miniaturized and saw a longhorn beetle, a species from China transferred by ships, munching on trees and invading habitats to fight. The Kratt brothers must save the forest trees with woodpecker powers before the longhorn beetles get rid of all of them. Will they get rid of the longhorn beetles and return them in time?

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Headbanger
21 (61) "Rattlesnake Crystal" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Sonoran Desert Western diamondback rattlesnake, horse, ground squirrel, spotted skunk, Gila monster, spider, elf owl, greater roadrunner, coyote, common collared lizard, great horned owl August 19, 2013 (2013-08-19)

While cruising through the clouds trying to decide where to adventure to next, the Tortuga is forced to make an emergency crash landing in the Sonoran Desert. The Kratt bros are excited to explore this new habitat, but Koki has bad news: the Tortuga will go permanently offline and die forever unless they can find a fresh stock of rare tellurium crystals. The bros go off searching for the rare mineral, but find the search difficult until they stumble upon a rattlesnake. Utilizing the rattlesnake’s unique sensory abilities and creature powers, the bros race against the clock to find some tellurium and save the Tortuga.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: None
22 (62) "Skunked!" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Sonoran Desert Spotted skunk, cougar, western diamondback rattlesnake, scorpion, leopard lizard, dung beetle, greater roadrunner, coyote, great horned owl October 25, 2013 (2013-10-25)

When the Tortuga gets taken over by spotted skunks who decide to den up, the Wild Kratts team must try to reclaim their headquarters. In what turns out to be a very stinky situation, the Wild Kratts team gets sprayed one by one and are forced to try ever more elaborate plans to take back their HQ, while simultaneously searching for an effective skunk stink antidote. Meanwhile, Zach sneaks into the Tortuga to take it and all of Aviva's inventions data, and even kidnaps the skunks with his new invention. The crew learned about their defenses and how they release their stench. The Kratt brothers must use their skunk creature powers to stink up Zach to flee him away from the Sonoran Desert and free the skunks from the Tortuga. The Wild Kratts team then have to use Aviva's antidote to freshen them again.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Mr P.U. Skunk, Lil' Stinker
23 (63) "Gila Monster Under My House" Martin Kratt Chris Kratt Sonoran Desert Gila monster, bobcat, cricket August 20, 2013 (2013-08-20)

Wild Kratts kid Javier finds a Gila monster under his porch in the Sonoran Desert and quickly calls the Wild Kratts. Trying to calm Javier down, the bros introduce him to the misunderstood lizard and its many creature powers – including its incredible jaw strength. Unbeknownst to them, Zach overhears and decides to kidnap Gila monster to be part of his new line of animal wrenches. The bros must use Gila monster creature powers in order to stop Zach and return the captive lizards to the wild.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name: Lockjaw
24 (64) "Desert Elves" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Sonoran Desert Burrowing owl, elf owl, Mexican jumping bean, dung beetle, common collared lizard, western diamondback rattlesnake, ground squirrel, prairie dog, scorpion, coyote, Cydia deshaisiana November 18, 2013 (2013-11-18)

When Koki and Jimmy get stranded in the desert, Aviva and the Kratt brothers must rely on the serendipitous trail of Jimmy’s lost seed collection to lead them to their friends. But when the Mexican jumping bean trai becomes broken by some unsuspecting creatures inside them, the gang must rely on the eyes, ears and powers of the “desert elves”, the owl, to find their friends in the harsh desert habitat. They realized it is an elf owl underground and a elf owl that lives inside a cactus.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Elfvis
25 (65) "Groundhog Wake-Up Call" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Appalachian Mountains Groundhog, American robin, coyote, bear, golden eagle, gray wolf, goshawk, American badger, owl January 31, 2014 (2014-01-31)

Down in the southern Appalachians, the crew decides to take a rest day. Aviva goes out for a nap in a field and a little newborn groundhog nibbles on her nose. She calls him Dandelion and decides to make a new Creature Power Suit. The bros wonder if the ground hog has abilities to make a Creature Power Suit, but Aviva says she’s sure these cute little groundhogs have some hidden super powers and she decides to test this suit out herself. It turns out that one of the hidden powers of the groundhog is their ability to hibernate, and the bros have to figure out what causes groundhogs to emerge from their burrows as they try to rescue Aviva from a deep winter sleep that her Ground Hog Power Suit has put her into.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Dandelion
26 (66) "Journey to the Subnivean Zone" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt North America , Subnivean zone Meadow vole, stoat, red fox, peregrine falcon, owl, coyote, bobcat, moose, wild turkey, snowshoe hare, Canada goose, lynx, American black bear, January 30, 2014 (2014-01-30)

When a mission to discover the birth of a snowflake goes awry, the Kratt brothers discover a strange and unlikely colony of snow creatures living in the mysterious Subnivean Zone. But when Aviva’s quest for an engineered “beach vacation” inadvertently alters the fragile northern landscape, the gang must work together to restore the life giving blanket of snow that is so critical to creature survival.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name: Rolo, Torpedo

Season 3: 2014-2015[edit]

This is the second season to begin with a view of the Earth before the Kratt brothers are shown introducing the audience. Wild Kratts “Season 3 Premiere Week” – April 7–11 at PBS KIDS

Episode number Title Writer Director Country/region Animals Original air date
1 (67) "Hermit Crab Shell Exchange" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Caribbean Sea Caribbean hermit crab, starfish, laughing gull, sea snail, Dardanus calidus, tiger shark, grouper, moray eel, queen conch April 7, 2014 (2014-04-07)

Martin and Chris discover a hermit crab on the beaches of the Caribbean sea and the Wild Kratts team explores the amazing world of this shell changing creature while trying to avoid Gourmand who plans on boiling all of the hermit crabs on the beach.

Villain of the Week: Chef Gourmand

Animal Name(s): Picky
2 (68) "Where the Bison Roam" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Great Plains American bison, raccoon, prairie dog, peregrine falcon, pronghorn, elk, coyote, burrowing owl, black-footed ferret, honey bee April 8, 2014 (2014-04-08)

The team explores the spot where Lewis and Clark first saw the American prairie. While cleaning the teleporter's activation ring, Jimmy Z accidentally rolls it onto the horn of the lead bull in the herd. The Kratts have to find a way to get the ring back without getting charged and discover that bison and prairies are harder to find then they were back then.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Raging Bull, Muncher
3 (69) "Bandito: The Black-Footed Ferret" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Great Plains Black-footed ferret, prairie dog, peregrine falcon, coyote, American badger April 9, 2014 (2014-04-09)

Martin crash lands Aviva's new Stone Digger and encounters a lost colony of black footed ferrets. Zach soon discovers the ability of these sneaky creatures and uses them for his new robber bots. Can the Wild Kratts create black-footed ferret powers before Zach can use his robber bots.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Bandito
4 (70) "When Fish Fly" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Caribbean Sea Flying fish, laughing gull, bottlenose dolphin April 10, 2014 (2014-04-10)

Martin and Chris switch jobs as Creature Adventurers with Inventors Aviva and Koki to see who has the most challenging job. The two girls come across a school of flying fish and the gang learns about how flying fish can glide across the water why trying to save Koki, who got separated riding on "Fishy".

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Fishy, Whistle and Click (from Speaking Dolphinese)
5 (71) "Osprey" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Everglades Osprey, smallmouth bass, dragonfly, hummingbird, largemouth bass, April 11, 2014 (2014-04-11)

Jimmy drops the Tortuga key into the ocean, so Chris, Martin, and Aviva are on a race to develop osprey powers in order to find the lost keys to the Tortuga. Zach is also in this race to retrieve the key and steal all the Wild Kratts tech. The Wild Kratts are on the clock to get enough information to develop osprey power before Zach can steal the Tortuga keys.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Slip Grip and Fluffy Flier
6 (72) "Back in Creature Time, Part 1: Go Dodo Go" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Mauritius (1600s), Philippines Dodo, tarsier, Philippine eagle, dragonfly July 7, 2014 (2014-07-07)

Villain of the Week: Great Granddaddy Gourmand, Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Rocko, Brainio
7 (73) "Back in Creature Time, Part 2: Tasmanian Tiger" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Tasmania (1880s), Philippines Tasmanian tiger, Tasmanian devil, quoll, kangaroo, sheep, Philippine eagle July 7, 2014 (2014-07-07)

Aviva invented a "time trampoline" that allows the Kratt brothers to travel back in creature time. The animal they go to visit this time is the Tasmanian tiger, who they try to teach how to survive as the humans start to cultivate the land. They meet Donita Donata and Dabio's ancestors, Shonita Donata and Shabio, as some shepherds who contributed to the extinction of the Tasmanian tiger. Zach uses this opportunity to try to trap the Kratt brothers back in creature time.

Villain of the Week: Shonita Donata, Shabio, Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Taz Dad, Taz Mom, Little X
8 (74) "The Amazing Creature Race" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Great Plains Pronghorn, prairie dog, American bison, burrowing owl, black-footed ferret July 8, 2014 (2014-07-08)

The Wild Kratts hold a competition to determine the who the best runners are in the animal world. Chris races as a pronghorn antelope, Martin races as a wolf, Aviva races as a Thomson's gazelle, and Koki races as a cheetah. Meanwhile, Zach waits to capture the winning animal for use as a "runner-bot".

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Pacer, Raging Bull (from Where the Bison Roam)
9 (75) "Prairie Who?" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Great Plains Prairie chicken, coyote, prairie rattlesnake, prairie dog, prairie falcon, prairie kingsnake, American bison July 9, 2014 (2014-07-09)

While the crew try to find a prairie animal to adventure with in the great plains, the Tortuga gets caught by a tornado, and they get separated in the prairie. The Wild Kratts team tries to find each other, discovering many prairie animals along the way.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Tracker
10 (76) "Mystery on the Prairie" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Great Plains Brown-headed cowbird, loggerhead shrike, American bison, prairie kingsnake, American robin, grasshopper July 10, 2014 (2014-07-10)

When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with “spiked” grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to uncover the identity of the mystery culprit, a Loggerhead shrike. Martin also comes across a shrike nest with a cowbird hatchling and is captured by the shrike. Now the Wild Kratts have to figure out a way to rescue both Martin and the cowbird without startling the local bison herd.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Spike, Mama Shrike, Moo, Thorn, Spear, Spike Jr
11 (77) "Crocogator Contest" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Everglades American alligator, American crocodile, raccoon, white-tailed deer, American bullfrog, largemouth bass, soft-shelled turtle, tiger shark, mosquito July 21, 2014 (2014-07-21)

The Wild Kratts go on a Crocogator Challenge to figure out what the differences between crocodiles and alligators are, and why the creature needs those differences.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): None
12 (78) "Mosquito Dragon" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Everglades Mosquito, dragonfly, American alligator, raccoon, American black bear, white-tailed deer July 21, 2014 (2014-07-21)

The team tries to figure out why mosquitoes suck other creatures' blood. They discover the mosquito life cycle, while Zach designs "mosquito-bots" to steal data from the Tortuga's computers. When Zach releases the swarm of mosquito-bots, the Kratt brothers need Dragonfly powers to save the Tortuga.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): Swamp Dragon
13 (79) "Slider, the Otter" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Everglades, Northern Woodlands North American river otter, American alligator, gar, largemouth bass, bluegill, osprey July 22, 2014 (2014-07-22)

Martin and Chris found a baby river otter cub looking for his family. The Kratt brothers help their otter friend Slider search for his otter pack, all while teaching him how to survive in the Cypress Swamp.

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Slider, Splash
14 (80) "Search for the Florida Panther" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Everglades Florida panther, American alligator, dragonfly, mosquito, white-tailed deer, raccoon July 23, 2014 (2014-07-23)

Villain of the Week: None

Animal Name(s): Mama Panther, Swat, Crunch
15 (81) "Opossum in My Pocket" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Everglades Virginia opossum, American alligator, North American river otter, burrowing owl, bullfrog, mosquito, dragonfly, pill bug, coyote, eastern diamondback rattlesnake, slug July 24, 2014 (2014-07-24)

While on a mission to find Chris’ lost backpack in the Cypress Swamp, the brothers discover an opossum looking for one of its babies. Gourmand is also on the hunt with the backpack and the lost opossum.

Villain of the Week: Chef Gourmand

Animal Name(s): Jill, Joey, Lil' Jack, Jojo, Jillybean
16 (82) "Praying Mantis" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Suburb Praying mantis, tokay gecko, milk snake, moth August 12, 2014 (2014-08-12)

Villian of the Week: Zach Varmitech

Animal Name(s): none
17 (83) "Under Frozen Pond" Chris Kratt Chris Kratt Maine North American river otter, North American Beaver, Bullfrog, Rainbow Trout January 19, 2015 (2015-01-19)

The gang and some Wild Kratts kids head to a frozen pond and see what the water animals there do in winter. After words, the gang meet Zach, Donita, Dabio, and Gourmand who have meeting in the same spot and they all play a hockey game to see who stays and who goes.

Villain of the Week: Zach Varmitech, Donita Donata, Dabio, and Chef Gourmand

Animal names: Slider (From Slider the Otter), Timber, Sticker, Buddy and Twig (from Build it Beaver)
18 (84) "Lemur Legs" Martin Kratt Martin Kratt Madagascar, Spiny Forest (Madagascar) Verreaux's Sifaka, Madagascar Tortoise, Pygmy Hedgehog Tenrec, Warty Chameleon TBA

The wild kratts are in madagascar for the first time and meet a sifaka lemur family in the spiny desert. Meanwhile Gourmand is planning on stealing the Sifaka family of lemurs and serving them like frog legs. So the wild kratts must use lemur powers in order to save the lemurs themselves.

Villian of the Week: Chef Gourmand

Animal names: Bob,Lounger, Mrs President, Fuzztop
19 (85) "Chameleon on Target" Madagascar Warty Chameleon TBA

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Villian of the Week: TBA

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20 (86) "Fossa Palooza!" Madagascar Fossa TBA

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Villian of the Week: TBA

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21 (87) "Mini Madagascar" Madagascar Hissing Cockroach, Mouse Lemur, Diademed Sifaka, Brookesia Chameleon TBA

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22 (88) "Aye Aye" Madagascar Aye Aye TBA

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23 (89) "Lemur Stink Fight" Madagascar Ring-tailed Lemur, Civet TBA

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24 (90) "Golden Bamboo Lemur" Madagascar Golden Bamboo Lemur, Madagascar Dwarf gecko TBA

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Villian of the Week: Donita Donata and Dabio

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25 (91) "Tenrec Treasure Hunt" Madagascar Lowland streaked tenrec, Hedgehog Tenrec, Mole Tenrec, Streaked Tenrec, Otter Tenrec TBA

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Villian of the Week: TBA

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26 (92) "Capture the Fishmobile" Atlantic ocean Brown Pelican, Bottle-nose Dolphin, Osprey, Menhaden TBA

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wild Kratts Episodes Season 3". PBS. June 26, 2014. Retrieved June 26, 2014. 

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