NATURE

Royal Secrets

Maia leads the Banded Brothers to a clearing in the Wild Woods where an enormous banquet awaits. After teaching her son, Ringo a lesson in French cuisine, the troop suffer an aerial attack. Sefu leaves his treetop home in the search for food but gets more than he bargained for when he’s ambushed by the female stalker once again.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 5


A Family Affair

At the fringes of the Wild Woods, Maia and the Banded Brothers awake in rather unfamiliar surroundings. Unconcerned with cleaning their new home, Ringo seizes the chance to sneak out, dragging his reluctant cousin, Adanna along for the ride. Excitedly, Ringo and Adanna wander deeper into the unknown, naive to the dangers that lurk in the Wild Woods.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 4


Noisy Neighbours

The large spotted Genet lives a solitary life. Always the nosy neighbour, Sefu spies on all the secrets and stories that unfold in the Woods. Out of the protection of the trees, Sefu heads down to the water’s edge to wash down his meal, unaware of Mansa, the resident crocodile lying in wait.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 3


Table Manners

The Banded Brothers are without their beloved leader and still without a home. Awaking in an unknown area of the island Maia continues to lead the troop on their adventure. With very little food available they are forced to venture to an area known as Predator Plains. Here they are bound to find found, but at what cost?


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 2


Home Today, Gone Tomorrow

We join the first of our resident families, the Banded Brothers. Their search for breakfast ends in tragedy as the troop is savagely attacked by Makeda, the leopard of Jao. Without a leader and their home no longer safe, the Banded Brothers begin an epic adventure in the search for a new home.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2009

Episode: 1


Caracal

In Botswana’s Mashatu Game Reserve, and adolescent male caracal is preparing to leave the security of his mother and strike out on his own to stake his claim. The young predator was born with an arsenal of weaponry including hearing accurate to the nearest meter and powerful hind legs that can launch him 10 feet into the air. But, as one of the smallest cats, he will have to refine his killer skills if he is to survive the daunting dry season.


Episode Length: 00:06:00

Year: 2017

Episode: 18


Spotted Genets

As the full moon rises over the Luangwa Valley, a secretive creature is stirring in the forest below. Large-spotted genets are one of Africa’s shiest and most intriguing animals. Almost their entire lives play out under the cover of darkness. From their omnivorous foraging escapes to finding a mate and evading predators. Phenomenally intricate lives squeezed into just a few hours each night.


Episode Length 00:06:00

Year: 2017

Episode: 17


Rock Monitors

Life in the vast and ancient valleys of Namibia is amongst the most highly adapted on earth. Creatures like the rock monitor must rely on all of their keen senses to survive in the extreme conditions. The monitor’s sensitive tongue aides it in tracking prey across shifting sands. A potentially life-threatening task in the immense openness of the desert. Not only can the sun bake you alive but predators can spot prey from miles away. There are no second chances in the desert.


Episode Length: 00:07:00

Year: 2017

Episode: 16


Isilo Big Tusker

In the heart of the African bushveld, mythical 6-ton giants armed with 2 metre long tusks still roam as the undisputed kings in their wild kingdoms. Emerging from the cool mist of early morning, they spend their days consuming enough forage to support their enormous bodies. These revered ‘big tuskers’ were once numerous in Africa. Now they face extinction due to illegal poaching and trophy hunting.


Episode Length: 00:07:00

Year: 2017

Episode: 15


Chacma Baboon

Chacma baboons can survive in some of the most challenging of environments thanks to their acute intelligence and resourcefulness. Their success also relies heavily upon the strong social bonds that exist between troop members. Social bonds govern every aspect of a chacma baboon’s life, from foraging to politics and even defence. When predators lurk, it is only a unified show of force that can safeguard the troop.


Episode Length: 00:07:00

Year: 2017

Episode: 14


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