♪ The city’s alive
With sounds from all around ♪ ♪ It’s the Casagrandes Familia Sounds ♪ Hello?
Sound check, testing, 1-2 Guys, please keep it down,
we’re doing an interview here! Much better… OK, here we go again. Sound check, testing, 1-2-3! Sounds awesome! And we’re going live! Hi, it’s me, Ronnie Anne Santiago! And joining me on today’s podcast
is my BFF, Sid Chang! Hello, friends, you’re in
for a very special treat! Today we’re live
from the Great Lakes City– [animal sounds] Zoo! Sheesh, they’re all such air-hogs! [laughing] And listeners, as you can tell, we’re all very excited
for today’s interview with… Hello?
Is this thing on? Sergio, hand over that mic,
we’re in the middle of a live podcast! Priscilla, this one’s for you! ♪ Priscilla, I love you ♪ ♪♪ Lo-lo-lo-lo-love you Sergio stop, no singing! Party pooper!
I’m out! Sorry about that, listeners. That was my family’s bird, Sergio. He tagged along to visit
his girlfriend Priscilla. She’s an ostrich
who lives here at the zoo. They’re back together? I thought I heard from the sea otter,
who told the koala, who told the sloth – that they weren’t together anymore.
– Really? Huh… That’s not what Sergio said, but let’s get back on track
with out interview with… [elephant sound] The bravest, the strongest and all around
awesomest zoo keeper we know, who also happens to be my mom,
Mrs. Becca Chang! And just so we’re clear,
my mom’s the one riding the elephant, not the elephant. [laughing] Aww, thanks Sid! Those were the nicest words about me. Welcome to
the Great Lakes City Zoo, friends. I’d like you Al to meet my best pal,
Bitsy the Elephant. Say hello, Bitsy. Ronnie Anne, run, incoming! Bitsy, what’s with the mud balls? Oh, my bad, girls! I forgot to tell Bitsy
that today’s interview was a podcast. She’s taking her mud bath
to get camera ready. Wait, stop Bitsy, no mud bath required! They don’t have a camera,
so no one can see you! Aww, she looks so disappointed! Hey, I know what will cheer her up! Bitsy, wanna do
some mud snow-angels later? You’re on, after the podcast! Oh, sweetie…
you remind me so much of myself! Did you know
that on my first day at the job I challenged a penguin
to a waddling contest? No way!
What happened? Pfft, no contest! My mom has the trophy
sitting in her office! Aww, don’t be like that,
Pogo the Penguin! No one likes a sore loser! OK, deal, rematch tomorrow! Wow, Mrs. Chang, your days here
at the zoo sound pretty amazing! But tell everyone, did you always know
you wanted to be a zookeeper? I sure did, I’ve known I wanted to work
at the zoo since I was six years old! Woah, no way! First mud balls and now shooting arrows! Not arrows, Ronnie Anne. Those are porcupine quills! Wait here, girls. It seems that the porcupines
still haven’t learned to just use their words! But mom, aren’t you worried
about the quills? Hmm, you’re right,
I better grab a shield before I go! Er, Mrs. Chang,
that’s just a garbage can lid? Best kind of shield I’ve got! [banging] Prickly, Spiky,
stop shooting those quills! Spiky, drop it… drop it! There you go! Good porcupine. Now, what is going on here? Uh-huh… I see… What did they say, Mrs. Chang? Oh, just their usual argument! Spiky accused Prickly
of stealing his breakfast bananas, and Prickly accused Spiky
of stealing his breakfast bananas. And it turns out…
that no one has the bananas. So where did the bananas go? – I’m not–
– Sid, why are you eating a banana? What? All this banana talk
made me hungry for a snack! But I brought this one from home,
I didn’t take the porcupines bananas! No you didn’t, Sid,
because it was– Nico the Monkey, drop those bananas! Nico, we’ve talked about this. No stealing bananas from your friends! What do you have to say
for yourself, mister? Thank you for apologizing. But after the podcast,
you and I are gonna have a little chat. OK, Spiky and Prickly,
eat your breakfast bananas, and no more shooting arrows everywhere,
I mean… quills! Hey mom, it sounds like something’s wrong
with Ty the Tiger. Yeah, let’s go check on him. [roaring] Well, Ty, it looks like you’ve got a
porcupine quill stuck between your teeth. I know, super annoying, right? I had a popcorn kernel
stuck between my teeth yesterday, so I can totally relate. But don’t worry, Ty. I’m gonna get that quill out in a jiffy! Just let me go in there and–
whew, Ty! It stinks in here! Did you brush your teeth this morning? Yeah, I didn’t think so. OK, let’s see. If I just… And twist… And… got it! Wow, Sid, your mom just pulled a
porcupine’s quill out of a tiger’s mouth! Yeah it was almost as awesome as the time
she flew with the flying squirrels! Woah! [distant talking] Sorry about that, listeners! We had a tiny incident. Yeah, Ty ate the microphone! But he gave it back. Ty, how many times do I have to tell you
not to eat the listeners? Er, I mean… not to eat your toys! And that includes the microphone. – Is the mic OK?
– Eh, it’s slimy, but it still works. Right, friends? Wait, and now I think I’m picking up
the sound of… Donkeys ahead! Whee! This is so much fun! Go faster, donkey, faster! It won’t go! And mine won’t stop! Hey, listeners,
that’s my sister Adelaide. And my cousin Carl. Oh cool, they’re the first kids to try
the new Donkey Rides at the zoo! Not so cool if it’s a runaway donkey! Stop, burro, stop! Oh no, Carl’s in trouble! Carl, hold on tight!
I’m coming! Mrs. Chang just swung out on a vine and– [grunting] Got you, Carl. I’m fine! But what about the burro? Don’t worry, the donkey’s crashing into
the hippo’s watering hole in 3-2-1! [splashing] Ooh, nice swan dive, donkey! And are you sure you’re OK, Carl? Yeah, I landed on this soft squishy er… [sniffing] What did I land on? – That’s the manure cart, Carl.
– What, poo? [screaming] Get it off of me!
Get it off! [laughing] It’s OK, Carl,
it’s nothing a bath can’t fix. Now can you explain
what happened with the donkey? Er, I dunno, he just took off! Yeah, when Carl started to play
‘Pin the tail on the donkey!’ Carl! ♪ Oh, oh, Priscilla, I love you ♪ Phew, saved by the bird! Aww, listeners, Sergio is singing
to his girlfriend Priscilla! She always has her head
buried in the sand, it’s so romantic! ♪ Lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-love you ♪ But wait… I didn’t know ostriches
had pink legs? They don’t. It’s not Priscilla he’s singing to,
he’s singing to a pink flamingo! Hey, what? That’s Priscilla, way over there,
and she looks really mad! [screeching] Baby!
Baby, wait! I thought it was you,
you in pink pajamas! – She’s not buying it!
– Priscilla, I can explain! Well, that was squawk-ward Yeah, poor Sergio. Oh, I’m sorry that the podcast
didn’t go as planned, girls. – And now we’re all out of time.
– What? Are you kidding? This was the best podcast ever! Yeah, we got the inside scoop
of a day in the zoo! You are pretty amazing, Mrs. Chang. You’re great with the animals
and er, did you just get a haircut? Nice try, Carl. But I’m still having a little chat
with your mom. – Well, I’m Ronnie Anne Santiago.
– And I’m Sid Chang. Thanks for listening to our podcast
from the Great Lakes City Zoo! [animal sounds] Nailed it this time, animal friends! Great job roaring on cue! That’s all for today,
so we’re signing off! Yeah, I think I’m gonna take Bitsy up
on that offer for mud-snow-angels! [laughing] Have fun, Sid
and smell ya later, friends!