Series 2


Series 2

Why do Zebra have stripes and Leopard spots, Rhinos horns and Camels humps? Tinga Tinga Tales tells a modern, young audience what really happened


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Why Ostrich Sticks Her Head in the Ground

1. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Ostrich Sticks Her Head in the Ground

There was a time when Ostrich was covered in feathers but wasn't very good at flying.

Why Camel Has a Hump

2. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Camel Has a Hump

How Camel got thirsty and drank so much that a hump full of water appeared on his back.

Why Wildebeest Stampede

3. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Wildebeest Stampede

The Wildebeest eat so much grass that the other animals decide to do something about it.

Why Chameleon Changes Colour

4. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Chameleon Changes Colour

Chameleon's only colour is dull grey, until one day he stands on a magical rainbow.

Why Leopard Has Spots

5. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Leopard Has Spots

Leopard is sad that he is so plain, until he meets the colourful spotted Puff Adder.

Why Hyena Has Short Back Legs

6. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Hyena Has Short Back Legs

The animals decide it is time to teach naughty Hyena a lesson.

Why Ants Work Together

7. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Ants Work Together

The Ants want to build a home, but it is too difficult unless they work together.

Why Flea Jumps

8. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Flea Jumps

Flea is very big and very round, until one day she discovers how to jump.

Why Hummingbird Hums

9. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Hummingbird Hums

Songbird realises she can hum much better than she can sing.

Why Baboon Has a Bare Bottom

10. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Baboon Has a Bare Bottom

Baboon loved to play tricks until the other animals decided to teach him a lesson.

Why Bees Sting

11. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Bees Sting

All the animals love the bees, until their precious honey begins disappearing.

Why Peacock Struts

12. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Peacock Struts

Peacock learns that sometimes it's not good to get everything you want.

Why Aardvark Has a Sticky Tongue

13. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Aardvark Has a Sticky Tongue

When Aardvark's tongue gets stuck in the honey log all his friends try to get him free.

Why Whale Spouts

14. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Whale Spouts

A huge storm carries Whale all the way from the ocean to the waterhole.

Why Parrot Can't Keep a Secret

15. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Parrot Can't Keep a Secret

A beast dares to steal Lion's mane and Parrot sees the whole thing.

Why Bushbaby Has Big Eyes

16. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Bushbaby Has Big Eyes

Bushbaby does not believe the stories of Majitu the Great Giant until she sees him.

Why Guinea Fowl Has Dots

17. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Guinea Fowl Has Dots

Guinea Fowl travels to the very top of Mount Tinga Tinga to discover why it shines.

Why Buffalo Has Horns

18. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Buffalo Has Horns

The horned animals living on the plains risk losing their home, but Buffalo saves the day.

Why Puffadder Sheds His Skin

19. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Puffadder Sheds His Skin

Puffadder wants to be friends, but the other animals are too afraid of him.

Why Eagle Rules the Skies

20. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Eagle Rules the Skies

When things start going wrong for the birds, Eagle saves the day.

Why Skunk Smells

21. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Skunk Smells

Naughty Baboon tricks Skunk into tasting the yucky smellyfruit.

Why Cricket Chirrups

22. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Cricket Chirrups

Cricket discovers that he has rhythm.

Why Mole Lives Underground

23. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Mole Lives Underground

Mole decides to dig and dig and dig until she can find total quiet.

Why Squirrel Gathers Nuts

24. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Squirrel Gathers Nuts

Squirrel is too busy braiding her tail to help gather nuts for the other animals.

Why Meerkat Is Always on the Lookout

25. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Meerkat Is Always on the Lookout

One day Meerkat bumps into the Sleeping Stones, who make her slow down and listen.

Why Cheetah Has Tears

26. Tinga Tinga Tales: Series 2, Why Cheetah Has Tears

Cheetah and Wind have a race to see who is the fastest.