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  • -Not only are you the nicest kid I know, but you're very smart.

  • You know a lot about this stuff. You really immerse yourself.

  • You know, I know your mom has a lot to do with it,

  • everybody, your whole family.

  • But you know everything about every animal,

  • which I'm psyched about, because you brought

  • some animals here tonight. -Yes, we did. Of course.

  • We brought lots of really fun animals.

  • I'm so excited. -Okay. Yeah. Okay.

  • -All right. Here we go.

  • So, this is our first animal of the night.

  • This is the beautiful Vern. And Vern is a beaver.

  • He's so cute.

  • Down there, you've got a little sandwich that you can feed him.

  • -Hi, Vern. Yeah. -He's so cute.

  • He loves peanut-butter and jelly sandwiches.

  • That's his favorite little treat.

  • -Hi, Vern. -And watch his little hands.

  • He'll grab it, and then he'll actually grab

  • the little sandwich with his hands.

  • How cute is that?

  • He's gorgeous!

  • So the beavers -- -And he eats --

  • The wild beavers,

  • they eat peanut-butter and jelly sandwiches?

  • -Yeah, that's their natural food source.

  • -That's their natural food source, yeah.

  • -But these guys build dams. That's kind of their specialty.

  • They'll actually chew through trees with their teeth

  • and, like, build dams.

  • It's amazing. It's really incredible.

  • -And let me see the tail. -Yeah, check out this tail.

  • It's like a paddle. Isn't that incredible?

  • -Now, is that just for smacking down the wood?

  • -Well, no -- Well, this is actually --

  • If you want to grab another sandwich --

  • I think he's getting a little bit grumpy.

  • -Oh, yeah, sure. Oh, he's groaning.

  • -Yeah, so, what they do -- -Oh, hi.

  • Can you hear him? -Oh, listen. He's so cute.

  • So that actually kind of helps them swim.

  • And they will do that sort of as a territorial thing.

  • They'll slap it on the water. -Yeah. It's so cool.

  • -I've never been, uh, this close to a -- to a beaver.

  • -Yeah. He's really cool, isn't he?

  • [ Laughter ]

  • You're welcome to give him a little pat, if you'd like.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • I mean, I've seen them from afar.

  • I've seen them from afar. -Yeah.

  • -A good-enough distance, and, uh --

  • He's quite amazing.

  • -Yeah.

  • -Well, good to see you, Vern

  • -Okay. Bye, Vern. Bye. Thank you!

  • -All right, yeah. Bye, Vern. I love Vern.

  • Oh, it's so cute.

  • -Thank you, Vern. He's so cute, isn't he?

  • -Yeah. All right. That was good. I loved that.

  • That was fun. I loved that. That was fun.

  • -So, next... -Yes.

  • -This one, this is a really special animal.

  • This is probably one of the cutest animals you'll ever see.

  • -When you say that, that scares me because --

  • -Actually, she's very fluffy. Her name is Webster.

  • She's a very cute, little, fluffy creature,

  • and I'll get her out now.

  • Okay, so, for this one,

  • you've just got to be nice and slow and calm.

  • So get ready. Okay.

  • Come on. You're all right.

  • -All right. Webster the fluffy animal.

  • Here we go.

  • Don't throw anything at me or anything.

  • -Ooh. Here she is. So this is Webster!

  • -I'm gonna freak out. I'm gonna freak out.

  • -How awesome is she? She is so cute.

  • So, Webster is a tarantula. -Yeah, yeah, absolutely.

  • -She's a tarantula.

  • How cool is she? Isn't she just beautiful?

  • -Oh, man, she's, like, pointing --

  • Why is one of her, uh, things pointing at me?

  • -Ohh. -That's the real deal.

  • -So, what you want to do is put your hand out for a second.

  • -I don't know. -You'll be fine. You'll be fine.

  • Just put your hand out. -I don't know, man.

  • -She's a beautiful animal. She really is.

  • -You're gonna see me freak out,

  • and poor Webster --

  • Webster's gonna go on a trip.

  • Okay. Ready? So...

  • What we're going to do is put her right there.

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • -Shh! -Good job! Good job!

  • Look at that. So she's right now -- She's on your hand.

  • Now, see those hairs there?

  • They flick those as a defense mechanism.

  • -It's warm. It's warm. The spider is warm.

  • Aaah! Oh, my goodness!

  • Get this thing out of here! -Okay. All right.

  • -It's warm. It's freaking out. Right?

  • -Aww. She loves you. -It's freaking out.

  • -But see those hairs there?

  • They'll spray them into your face.

  • Like, it's amazing. They're really irritating.

  • And they do that to predators. So, it's wild.

  • -Yeah, well, I learned a lot, and maybe -- That's like --

  • I felt, like, a heat coming off that spider,

  • and I'm really frightened by that.

  • And she's pointing one of her legs at me.

  • -Yeah. She's just waving hello. Yeah. She's just saying hi.

  • -No, she's pointing me out like, "You're next,"

  • and I don't really like it at all.

  • -All right. Here. We'll put little Webster away.

  • -Thank you so much. -Isn't she gorgeous?

  • -Yeah, yeah, yeah. -She's so cute. All right.

  • -Thank you, buddy.

  • [ Applause ]

  • -Here you go, Webster.

  • -All right. What else do we have?

  • What's the name of the animal we're talking about next?

  • 'Cause I can usually judge the cuteness.

  • -All right, so, this next one,

  • what I'm going to do with this one is,

  • I actually want you to come around

  • to the front of the desk for this one.

  • So, we've got a special -- And this is Anka.

  • And -- [ Laughs ] You're ready to go.

  • -This is just my normal -- This is how I normally meet --

  • -Okay, so, this one --

  • What we'll do is we'll kneel down for a second.

  • This is the cutest animal ever. No, it seriously is, though.

  • It's very, very adorable. -Okay, all right.

  • -All right. So, this is Anka.

  • Come on out, Anka. Come on. Come on.

  • [ Gasps ] There you go.

  • Oh, so, this -- Hey!

  • This is a little baby muntjac deer.

  • Isn't she amazing?

  • So you can give her, like, a little scratch on her neck.

  • She absolutely loves it. Hey! And, so, the muntjac deer --

  • Oh, she's being a little bit playful at the moment.

  • -It's tiny. -They're from Asia. Yeah.

  • They're one of the smallest deer species in the world.

  • She is just a little baby at the moment, though.

  • -How tall will she get?

  • -She's only get to about knee height.

  • So she is quite -- quite short.

  • But hear those little squeaks that she's making?

  • She's real cute. It kind of sounds like a bat.

  • She makes these really cute little squeaks,

  • and that means she's just happy, saying hi.

  • Hey! -Oh, my gosh.

  • That is beautiful. Look how -- The tiny hooves on that thing.

  • -Yeah, it looks like they're kind of walking on their tippy toes.

  • -Yeah, it looks like a cartoon almost. Oh, my gosh.

  • -Yeah. Hi. And these guys are actually omnivorous.

  • So they eat plants and meat, so when they get older,

  • they'll actually hunt down little animals to eat.

  • Isn't that wild? -Yeah.

  • -Hey. Bye, Anka. Thank you.

  • -Bye, Anka. That was very cute.

  • -Aww. How good is she? She's so cute.

  • -All right. Now what do we do? -Okay.

  • So, now I think we're going to move down

  • onto the stage for this one.

  • -Okay, that's good. -Go ahead. Here we go.

  • So this -- -This is fantastic.

  • -This is Tyler. -Oh, yeah!

  • -And Tyler is a hyacinth macaw from the National Aviary.

  • -Look at that bird. -Aren't they amazing?

  • -So, these are actually the longest parrot in the world.

  • They're huge. But you'll notice

  • that coloration there, that blue coloration.

  • -It's beautiful. -This bird is actually black.

  • But the way the light reflects off the feathers,

  • it appears blue.

  • Isn't that amazing?

  • -Is that one of those Internet things?

  • Like, the black and gold?

  • I see blue and yellow.

  • But you're saying that bird is black?

  • -It is, yeah. It's really cool.

  • They're very intelligent, as well.

  • They're about as intelligent as toddlers

  • and definitely just as mischievous, too.

  • They're so cool. -Oh, it's fantastic.

  • -But if you'd like,

  • we can actually head up into the audience

  • and watch this amazing macaw fly.

  • Does that sound good? -Yeah, of course.

  • -What do you think? -Yeah, great. Let's do it.

  • -All right. Let's go. [ Cheers and applause ]

  • -You are the coolest. Thank you again.

  • -Oh, no worries. Go ahead. -I love this.

  • Oh, hey. Hi. How you doing? Nice to see you.

  • -Nice to see you. -How are you? All right.

  • So, what's going on? So now Tyler will fly to us?

  • -Tyler is going to come right for us.

  • -No one move, because this -- -Exactly.

  • -This bird attacks people, as well.

  • I mean, especially -- She loves long hair.

  • -This is funny. This is the only animal that hated Dad.

  • They always attacked Dad whenever they saw him.

  • Oh, my goodness. Look at this.

  • -How good is that! -Oh, my gosh.

  • -Isn't that incredible watching them fly?

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • -That was fantastic. Great job, Tyler!

  • -Good job, mate. -Great job, Tyler.

  • I'm still saying she's blue.

  • You guys, Robert Irwin right there.

  • Give it up for Robert. [ Cheers and applause ]

  • As always, we love you. Thank you so much.

  • And thank you for helping, as well.

-Not only are you the nicest kid I know, but you're very smart.

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