In his popular live presentations, Peter will share his exciting animal world, travel experiences and timeless tales. He highlights his many adventures with a mix of video clips and bloopers while introducing friendly exotic animals to audience members, and telling inspirational stories dealing with issues of conservation, travel, and wildlife filming. Peter's fascinating stories have been thrilling and educating audiences across the country for years. Showcasing his dynamic stage presence, humor, and his undeniably infectious love for animals, Peter's presentation can be customized to meet your next event or meeting.
Behind the Scenes with Wild Kingdom
As popular co-host of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, Peter highlights his adventures with bloopers and hilarious stories.
It’s Never Too Late To Save Our Planet
As society grows ever more conscious of environmental issues, many wonder if it is too late for them to make a difference. Be prepared to be inspired when Peter Gros comes to town with a captivating and interactive program that brings you local and exotic wildlife to the stage. In this unique, tailored presentation, Peter shares his knowledge and expertise on your local environment and how to protect it. With a mix of video clips and hilarious bloopers, Peter draws audience members on stage and introduces them to friendly, hand-raised animals to deliver a powerful impact like no other conservation program. This show isn’t just live…it’s living!
How to survive in the Wild World
Peter's NGU (never give up) attitude is ever-apparent in his motivational speeches about what it takes, and how to get to your dream career.
Peter's life in the Wild Natural World
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 Association.
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."
Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom
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.