Movies

  • The Brotherhood

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    For generations, lions have ruled over the Londolozi region of Mpumalanga but one brotherhood reigns supreme: a coalition of two brothers descendant from a long dynasty. To get to the top they have hunted, fought and won many battles. This show follows this Brotherhood as they conquer prides, kil...

  • Shark Alley

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    Hundreds of sharks follow and feed upon millions upon millions of sardines as the fish migrate up the south-eastern coast of Africa. Bronze Whalers, Ragged-Tooths, Hammerheads, Black-Tips, Duskies, Tigers, Bulls and the Big Daddy of them all – the Great White – are joined by dolphins, Cape gannet...

  • Sharks of the Wild Coast

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    Peter sets out to try and discover the secret lure that Wild Coast wields. He will investigate and film how Raggies, Blacktips and Tiger Sharks behave towards each other. What are their secrets and are they really to be feared.

  • Sense & Scentability

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    For millions of years, herbivores and carnivores have competed in the race of evolution. Over time, they developed more and more specialised features, survival techniques and superior sensory abilities. They can see, smell and hear what we cannot, way beyond natural human experience. Telescopic v...

  • The Silent Hunter

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    Night and day, John Varty and his trusty ranger Elmon follow the life of an incredible leopard mother. The leopard is both a vicious hunter and a nurturing mother having successfully raised many cubs to adulthood. Over time they build the trust of the Leopard- she allows them into her own private...

  • Ambush in Paradise

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    For millions of years, the annual migration in the Masai Mara has survived everything that the natural world has thrown at it. Wildebeest, Zebra and countless other species set off on this journey of enormous proportions to reach the greener grasses thousands of miles away. But the treacherous jo...

  • Hyena: The Great Opportunist

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    Filmmaker John Varty examines the spotted hyena's social life and hunting ways and explains why this super predator is so often misunderstood.

    The Spotted Hyena has managed to hold its own amongst a savage world of competitive predators- but how does it achieve such a high status? The answer ...

  • The Musiara Marsh

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    The Marsh Pride resides in the Musiara Marsh for most of the year but may move further north into the Mara North Conservancy when the Reserve's long grass leads to a scarcity of prey. The Marsh Pride is perhaps the most famous in the Masai Mara National Reserve.

  • Shark Quest

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    Follow former spear fishermen Mark Priest and Rob Torelli as they brave the shark infested waters of South Africa in this compelling nature documentary. Without the safety of a cage or scuba gear, they become the first Australians to free dive with these deadly predators. Their incredible quest g...

  • Super Hunts Super Hunters

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    Lions, leopard, cheetah, hyaena, wild dog and crocodile - extraordinary scenes of super-predators hunting. The Super Predators was filmed over three years at Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa and on Kenya's Masai Mara. It captures some of the most extraordinary scenes ever seen on film of th...

  • Survival on the Savannah

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    Two of Africa's 'Savannah giants'- the African Lion and the Cape Buffalo are on a collision course of epic proportions. An injured buffalo is one of Africa's most dangerous animals but for the lions of the Savannah taking down buffalo is in their genes. One wrong move and the hunter could become ...

  • Top Cat
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    Top Cat

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    Captive cats become captivating predators in this intensely moving film about a family of caracal that regains their freedom through an alliance with the South African air force. The caracal is evasive, shy and solitary and these little known feline predators are seldom seen and extremely difficu...

  • Perfect Mothers, Perfect Predators

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    Two of Africa's greatest predators -- the cheetah, who is the fastest sprinter in the world, and the leopard, a master stalker. We follow both mothers through the cycle of seasons as they raise their cubs and teach them to hunt and fend for themselves. The cubs watch and try to mimic their mother...

  • Swift & Silent

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    A sequel to "The silent hunter", this classic film examines the threatened habitats and the three great predators: the jaguar, the leopard and the cheetah, of the great South American jungle, the Masai Mara grasslands of Kenya and the bushland of South Africa.

  • Feast of Predators

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    This is the story of a courageous little seal who braves the ocean and all its perils - a real adventurer at heart who leaves the colony to follow one of the greatest migrations on Earth - the Sardine Run. Each year millions upon millions of sardines leave the waters off the southern tip of Afric...

  • Catching Giants

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    200km from the southern-most point of Africa, where the water is chilly and harsh, runs the Breede River. Recently, reports have been made of a massive creature living in the river. Fish are being taken off fishermen’s lines – but with a curious and sickening twist. Only the bodies are taken: the...

  • Mother Warthog

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    Half-Tusk is the matriarch of a small family group of warthogs and has recently given birth to this season's litter, three tiny females. Half-Tusk has never raised an entire litter to adulthood. Three powerful enemies have killed half her brood four years in a row: through a series of powerful fl...

  • Return of the White Lion

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    White lions are rarer than the legendary snow leopard of the Himalayas and they occur naturally in only one place on earth - The Timbavati Reserve in South Africa. But very few white lions have been witnessed in the wild over the past decade. Today, most white lions are born in captivity. Their r...

  • Rivers of Giants

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    Africa is a land of giants. Its powerful rivers sculpt the earth and form impressive valleys and waterways that are home to many imposing and powerful inhabitants. These are the rivers where massive elephants and hippos live, feed and drink, and where ancient crocodiles hunt and breed. They share...

  • Lions of Crocodile River

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    Lazy relatives. Jealous neighbors. Runaway kids. The everyday troubles of one family - except this family is a pride of lions. Shot over three years during the most extreme seasonal changes in Africa, the film follows Mfumu - the pride's leader - as he struggles to defend his turf, and his mate C...

  • Bonecrusher Queens

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    On Zambia's Liuwa Plains, two star-crossed spotted hyenas begin their lives. A little female we have named Nasanta, and a male we named Twaambo, are born to warring rival clans. In the female dominated hierarchy of spotted hyena society, males are doomed to harassment, abuse and rejection by thei...

  • Dolphin Army

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    Fast and efficient, an ocean legion is on the move. Growing in momentum, single pods congregate to find food. Combining in battalions over 3000 strong, this is the Dolphin Army. Filmed over 3 years during the spectacular Sardine Run along the eastern coast of South Africa, Peter Lamberti and his ...

  • Africa's Super Seven

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    On the northern bank of the Sand River in the Mala-Mala Game Reserve in South Africa, seven magnificent creatures reside in an area the size of Manhattan Island. Tracking them for 24 hours reveals a never-ending daily drama.

    Not for the faint-hearted, this is a story of power, trust, hunger, d...

  • Deadly Summer

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    This is the story of a savage confrontation spawned by the desperate struggle for survival. The Long Hot Deadly Summer follows one stifling summer in the life of a lioness, a hippo and a crocodile in the Luangwa River Valley in Zambia and reveals the chain of events that will ultimately bring the...

  • The Luangwa Troop

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    There is a valley in Africa forgotten in time and so remote and isolated that even nature does not follow its usual pattern here. Flooded by summer rain, its fertile plains turn to dust and burn to a crisp in the dry season; the Luangwa River becomes a slender lifeline for the wildlife that must ...

  • Ele Tele
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    Ele Tele

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    Ele Tele is a 52-minute film which will give viewers an elephant's eye-view of the Kruger National Park in South Africa. Through the use of a specially constructed camera and microphone rig (which is attached to an elephant matriarch named Ellie), the film captures every event in the life of a fa...

  • Shark Girl: Ella and the secret of Shark Rock

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    This is the story of Ella Addison, an extraordinary 12 year old girl who swims with sharks. It is a family tradition. But something strange is happening around her Shark Rock playground. Black tip sharks are multiplying and tiger sharks are disappearing. Curious by nature, Ella starts a school pr...

  • In the Shadow of Extinction: The Himalayan Brown Bear

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    In the foothills of the Himalaya mountains in Pakistan, a remarkable conservation project is underway. The Himalayan Wildlife Project with help from renowned conservationists from South Africa sets out to save the critically endangered Himalayan Brown Bear.

  • Africa's Outsiders

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    This is the story of African animals that nature has repainted with extraordinary new colours: a White Lion, a Yellow Crocodile and a White Baboon, a pink hippo, a black leopard and even a striped cheetah! Animals with startlingly different colours are not well-camouflaged for the habitat they we...

  • The Great Elephant Rescue

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    One thousand elephants need to be moved from the overpopulated Kruger National Park in South Africa into neighbouring Mozambique and the newly created Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park- which will later join with Kruger.

    Tracking, darting, capturing and transporting elephants is the most chal...

  • Predator Battleground

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    On Botswana's Savuti Channel, two armies wage war. The Duma Tau wild dog pack and the Savuti hyena clan compete savagely for territory and prey all in an effort to rear the next generation of warriors. These rivals must also cope with a scavenging resident jackal and their common enemy: the Selin...

  • Aerial Africa: Kruger National Park

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    Where nearly 2 million hectares of unrivaled diversity of life forms fuses with historical and archaeological sights - this is real Africa. The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa and we showcase its stories and history from the air.

  • African River Goddess

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    A young female crocodile sets her sights on the strongest male, but he's intent on attracting the older females. Patiently she waits, watching his mating ritual make the waters dance. Against the odds, she mates with him, but her babies are vulnerable to the other crocodiles. Can they survive or ...

  • Charging Back : An African Rhino Story

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    In the 1800s there were more than 500,000 white and black rhinos in Africa. But by the 1990s, ivory poaching had left less than 7,000 animals alive. Remarkably, today their numbers have risen to 11,000. But there is now a new, deadly threat. Charging Back starts at the Pilansberg Game Reserve, wh...

  • Africa's Penguin Island

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    The Skeleton coast of Southwestern Africa, commonly known as the coast of fury, is the dramatic backdrop to a story of life and death struggles where only the strongest can survive. Lucy and Louie are vulnerable penguin chicks born in a harsh environment where dangers await them at every turn. Fr...

  • Journey of the Giant

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    The world's tropical waters are inhabited by a fish that dwarfs all others. Yet it is fuelled by the tiniest of creatures. The whale shark spends its life pursuing rich upwellings of microscopic plankton. Off the east coast of Africa, the warm currents of the Indian Ocean carry with them a seemin...