The Wild Thornberrys
"Born to Be Wild"
Season 1, Episode 20
Original air date: April 1, 1999
Written by: Elin Hampton
David Fury
Kathryn Wyand (story)
Directed by: Peter Avanzino
Carol Millican
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"Born to Be Wild" is the 20st episode of The Wild Thornberrys, and also the season finale episode of the show's first season.


The Thornberrys are in the jungle of Sumatra where Nigel is in pursuit of his lifelong see a Sumatran rhino in the wild. Eliza and Darwin set out to help him find it while Debbie and Donnie find some surfing teenagers.

Home video releases

  • The Wild Thornberrys: Season 1 (both versions)
  • The Wild Thornberrys: The Complete Series
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