April 16, 2003
Wild Animals is the 39th episode of Elmo's World.
What is Elmo Thinking about Today?
A Muppet lion, tiger, bear, and monkeys run through Elmo's room. A video montage shows animals in the wild and children wearing plastic animal noses.
Mr. NoodleDorothy has an elephant decoration in her fish bowl. She says that wild animals live outside and away from people, then asks what kind of animal is a wild animal. Mr. Noodle's brother, Mr. Noodle pretends to be a cat, a cow, and a seal; Wolfgang the Seal joins him.
Dorothy Wants to Ask Someone Else
Kids pretend to be a lion, elephants and monkeys. Elmo asks a baby with a plush giraffe.
Elmo Has a Question for You
Elmo asks the viewer to help him count 15 spots on an animated leopard.
Prairie Dawn introduces The Big Bad Wolf, who blows her and some trees off the screen.
Elmo asks questions about where wild animals live. Oscar the Grouch and Fluffy appear in an answer about where elephants live. Elephants live in the grasslands, while Fluffy lives in Oscar's trash can.
Elmo's friend Rachel, her friend Vivian and Vivian's mom go to the Bronx Zoo.
The Wild Animal Channel shows "Wild, Wild Kingdom". The Lecture Lady talks about marsupials and sings and dances "The Waddle Waddle Hop Hop". Coming up next: The Lion in Winter starring Lionel Barrymore, followed by The Lion King with Tiger Woods.
Elmo attempts to talk with the Muppet lion, tiger, bear, and monkeys, but they run off at the mention of food. The Elephant talks with Elmo about what wild animals eat.
Tickle Me LandDorothy imagines Elmo as a panda and an aardvark.
The Wild Animals Song
Elmo and the animals sing "The Wild Animals Song."
The film scene was cut in later airings and international broadcasts.
- This is the final episode to feature Mr. Noodle's brother Mr. Noodle.