Miniaturized Wild Kratts find a box turtle whom they name Caja, the Spanish word for "Box". As Chris begins to climb up the turtle's shell, the gang realize the shell is a great defense. Suddenly, a hungry coyote approaches and tries to eat the turtle, but it can't break through the tough shell.
The Kratts brothers find a golden pheasant in China and admire its beauty. The bird's most notable feature is its dazzling assortment of colors. The brothers watch it in its natural habitat and observe that it stays out of the sun to protect its colors, which help it attract mates.
The Kratts brothers rush to observe the way in which pandas eat. They highlight the most notable physical trait of a panda: its thumb. They find that the thumb helps pandas eat bamboo, which is almost exclusively their diet.