New episodes of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom are
being broadcast on Animal Planet.
As well his many TV appearances, as co-host Peter
provides the link between the original series and the
new specials. This insures the new specials remain true
to there original heritage.
The original Mutual of Omaha series -a program honored
with 41 major awards, including four Emmy Awards and an
endorsement by the National PTA for television
recommended for family viewing.
Peter continues taking his message to communities
throughout the country as an ambassador for Mutual of
Omaha and as spokesman for the natural World.
"I take great pride in our long-standing commitment to
conservation that dates back more than forty years."
I am proud to help heighten awareness about our
environmental issues through my appearances around the
world on behalf of Mutual of Omaha..
Peter Gros has nearly 30 years of field experience with captive
wildlife. In his former position as Director of Land Animals and
vice president at Marine World/Africa USA, he established
breeding programs for 377 endangered animals. He also developed
a rehabilitation program for birds of prey, as well as the
largest captive breeding colony of ostriches in the United
States. He is a licensed Exhibition & Animal Educator for the U.S.D.A. and an active member of the American Zoo and Aquariums
Association and Zoological Association of America. Gros is also
on the Board of Directors of the Suisun Marsh Natural History
He is a frequent lecturer on conservation and preservation at
universities, zoos and nature and science centers around the
nation. Gros currently serves as president of the Green Valley
Center for Wildlife Education. "We need to continue to deliver a
powerful message about how each of us can make a daily
difference in preserving our natural world," Gros says. "It is
possible to use our natural resources in a sustainable manner.
We simply need to educate our nation's youth about the
importance of wildlife conservation."