Filming penguins in Antarctica, Eliza begins practicing for her future profession as a vet, when she comes across a wounded penguin. She rescues her, but may have made matters worse by separating the penguin from her mate and her egg. When she borrows a snow speeder to get back to the penguin breeding grounds she needs to make things right again.
This episode and Sir Nigel part 1 and Sir Nigel part 2 take place before The Wild Snob-berry. It can be assumed that The Wild Thornberry Movie takes place between this episode and The Wild Snob-berry.