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Season 1 aired from 1999-2001 on CBBC. The very first episode to broadcast was the Story of Henrietta.


Below here is a chart of episodes listed in order based on the transmission order in France:

Image Name No. Setting Description
Ep 1 8 The Story of Nelson the Elephant 1 Africa A stubborn young Nelson refuses to give up his Umpa Jumpa game until the animals decide to build a trampoline and teach him a lesson.
Ep 2 73 The Story of Kevin the Crocodile 2 Africa Kevin gets attracted to another crocodile named Victor by showing him nasty tricks.
Ep 3 60 The Story of Joey the Kangaroo 3 Australia Joey cannot jump for the event until Ribbit helps him.
Ep 4 30 The Story of Snowbert the Polar Bear 4 North Pole Snowbert the Polar Bear lives alone in the north pole until he found Sidney the Seal for friendship.
Ep 5 49 The Story of Henrietta the Hairy Hippo 5 Africa Henrietta runs away from the Zambam River, because of the naughty hippos. She gets a haircut from the Snip Snip Bird at the Blue Mountain.
Ep 6 50 The Story of Giggles and Tickles 6 Africa Giggles and Tickles lose their laughs when they trick the animals until a laughing hyena gives their laughs back.
Ep 7 77 The Story of Zed the Zebra 7 Africa Even though Zed was the fastest animal, the animals challenge him to a race. While the animals were in first place, Zed was in second place.
Ep 8 16 The Story of Adam the Armadillo 8 South America An armadillo can't play football, due to his small size and the game only for big animals. The only way for him to play this game is to be the football.
Ep 9 67 The Story of Georgina the Giraffe 9 Africa Georgina gets her neck tangled up when doing a performance. She is taken to Dr. Gordon to get herself untangled.
Herbert on Drums The Story of Herbert the Warthog 10 Africa As Africa is boring without music, Herbert and his friends decide to make music for fun. The three try their best not to disturb Reginald in his sleep.
Pauline The Story of Pauline the Pelican 11 Africa A pelican can't catch a fish like a stork. She decides to steal some of the leftover food selfishly.
Ep 12 55 The Story of the Juicy Fruit Tree 12 Africa The animals attempt to get an exotic type of fruit before it falls on the ground.
Ep 13 42 The Story of the Elephant Bird 13 Africa Nelson is very tired of being an elephant. He decides to fly like a bird in the sky, but the efforts are very futile.
Ep 14 58 The Story of Toby the Tortoise 14 Africa Toby gets afraid of thunder very easily. The animals try to make him come out of his shell, but Audrey was the only one who helped him.
Ep 15 26 The Story of Ronald and the Tic Tic Bird 15 Africa Two friends, a rhino and a bird, get their friendship broken up with the dislikes.
Ep 16 10 The Story of Audrey's Egg 16 Africa Chaos occurs once the animals try to watch the egg of Audrey. This resulted in a snake very hungry for watermelons.
Hump Sack The Story of Gary the Dromedary 17 Africa Gary arrives in other different regions while being asked to walk around the desert.
Ep 18 5 The Story of Molly and Nathalie 18 Africa Nathalie can't find another dancing partner after dismissing Molly, so the only way to get a partner is to meet Molly again.
Ep 19 75 The Story of Wally the Wombat 19 Australia As too much water was wasted at the Australian outback, Joey, Jimmy, and Phoebe are taught a lesson to dance for the weather conditions.
Ep 20 39 The Story of the Jungle Clearing 20 Africa Tons of rubbish and broken vines are scattered in the jungle, so the animals decide to clean up the mess.
Ep 21 13 The Story of Melanie the Moose 21 North America A moose gets into trouble by her friends for being clumsy.
Ep 22 19 The Story of Beverley the Beaver 22 North America Beverley almost causes a deforestation of fir trees for a bigger beaver dam.
Ep 23 59 The Story of Doris the Duck 23 Africa Doris is pretending to be a princess, treating her friends Toby and Kevin as servants. Doris is forced to give up her princess behaviour.
Ep 24 30 The Story of Esmeralda the Snake 24 Africa A snake is conflicted by Herbert while trying to let her be her neighbour.
Ep 25 75 The Story of Eddie's Big Adventure 25 Africa Eddie's nature gets into problems by not listening advice to the other animals.
Ep 26 62 The Story of Herbert's Birthday Party 26 Africa Herbert has a plan for everyone for the party: he's going to get a disguise in order to impress the animals! However, this disguise crashed his own birthday party and the animals don't recognise Herbert in his disguise.



  • Lucy
  • Nelson the Elephant
  • Georgina the Giraffe
  • Boris the Bear
  • Molly the Hippo
  • Tickles and Giggles the Monkeys
  • Nathalie the Antelope
  • Audrey the Ostrich
  • Audrey's egg (no lines)
  • Reginald the Lion
  • The Snip-Snip Bird
  • Victor the Crocodile
  • Unnamed butterfly (no lines)
  • Kevin the Crocodile
  • Doris the Duck
  • Toby the Turtle
  • Ribbit the Frog
  • Janet and Elvis the Kangaroos (not named)
  • Joey the Kangaroo
  • Julie the Kangaroo
  • Jimmy the Kangaroo
  • Janice the Kangaroo
  • Janice's triplets
  • King Snake
  • Snowbert the Polar Bear
  • Sidney the Seal
  • Henrietta the Hairy Hippo
  • Dennis the Dromedary
  • The Jungle Spider (not named)
  • Zed the Zebra
  • Herbert the Warthog
  • Ostrich chicks (no lines)
  • Isabel the Flamingo
  • Mirabelle the Flamingo (possible appearance)
  • Annabelle the Flamingo (possible appearance)
  • Harry the Hyena
  • Alan the Aardvark
  • Patsy the Porcupine (book only, no lines)
  • Ronald the Rhino
  • The Tic Tic Bird
  • Adam the Armadillo
  • Jazz the Jaguar
  • Leopoldo the Llama
  • Duddley the Sloth
  • Adam's Mother (mentioned only)
  • Unnamed green chameleon (no lines)
  • Unnamed elephant calves
  • Doctor Gordon Gorilla
  • The Frog Chorus
  • Pauline the Pelican
  • Seamus the Stork
  • William the Weaverbird
  • Mr. Spider (no lines)
  • Thunder (no lines)
  • Gary the Dromedary
  • Wally the Wombat
  • Phoebe the Koala
  • Melanie the Moose
  • Randolph the Raccoon
  • Beverley the Beaver
  • Esmeralda the Snake
  • Eddie the Hippo (one line only)
  • Unnamed python (one line only)
  • Herbert's flies (no lines)


Note: Only add in the scenes shown in almost every episode.


  • Six books based on six of the episodes are written and published by Vrombaut.
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