Zoologist lucy Cooke tells us about playing midwife for her new ITV show on animal newborns
You’ll struggle to find a more heart-warming sight than a baby rhino taking its first tentative, wobbly steps, or a super-cute bulldog puppy prising open its tiny eyes to get a first glimpse of the world.
In ITV’S new six-part series, Amazing Animal Births, these precious moments are captured in incredible detail as zoologist Lucy Cooke witnesses the special bond between animal mothers and their babies in the crucial early stages.
As she visits farms, fields and animal parks across the UK, Lucy encounters lions, gorillas, alpacas, alligators, and more, and even rolls up her sleeves to help out during some unusual and tricky births.
Here, Lucy tells TV Times about her most memorable moments from the series and reveals how almost every birth involved ‘a lot of drama’…