Wild Nature

Wild Nature

10 Episodes

From lush grasslands to sparse deserts, from predatory sharks to giraffes and lions, Wild Nature's documentaries exploring the wonders and the dangers nature has to offer.

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  • WN01 Chacma baboons

    Episode 1

    Numerous troops of Chacma baboons live in the Singita region but the resident troop of Singita lodge stands out amongst the rest. Cavorting in the treetops, playing in the riverbeds and taking it easy the resident troop of Singita Lodge appear to be living the good life. Alliances within the tr...

  • WN02 Cape Buffalo

    Episode 2

    The Cape Buffalo has earned its place as one of Africa’s deadliest animals. Armed with a massive pair of horns, a thick hide and a volatile temper this is one bovine you wouldn’t want to double-cross. Other than humans lions are the only predators brave enough to take on this mighty beast but ev...

  • WN03 Cape Buffalo Bovine Teberculosis

    Episode 3

    Cape Buffalos may be one of the most powerful members of the animal kingdom but even they can’t escape the grip of the deadly disease. Bovine tuberculosis is a potentially fatal disease that not only spreads to other ungulates but it also infects the predators that feed on buffalos- lions, in par...

  • WN04 Nile Crocodiles Ultimate Survivors

    Episode 4

    Crocodiles are amongst Africa’s toughest creatures. Armoured with thick plated skin, a powerful immune system and jaws that can crack bone with ease- Crocodiles are Africa’s most feared freshwater predators. Notorious for their uncanny stealth when ambushing prey- at the water’s edge crocodiles a...

  • WN05 Good Crocodile Mothers

    Episode 5

    Crocodiles have earned themselves a reputation for being cold-blooded killers- but this creature of the deep has a surprisingly soft side too that of a doting devoted parent. After the mating ritual between a couple has completed the female crocodile takes great care in laying her eggs and tendin...

  • WN06 Cheetah Africa's Fastest Cat

    Episode 6

    Cheetahs are built for speed and can usually finish off a kill within 300 meters. With their lightweight bodies, lightning-fast reflexes and killer instincts their chosen victim doesn’t stand a chance as the cheetah reaches speeds of up to 100 km per hour. Once a kill has been made the cheetah mu...

  • WN07 Dung Beetle Baby Nursery.

    Episode 7

    Dung beetles are one of the most efficient members of Africa’s clean-up crew. With so many animals residing in the bushveld, there is always an excess of dung- and the hard-working dung beetle doesn’t waste any time when it comes to scooping it up. The beetles carefully roll the dung into a tigh...

  • WN08 Dung Beetles Fighting For Balls

    Episode 8

    The dung beetle may seem humble but this small creature has a much darker side. Fighting between beetles for dung balls is rife with opponents always looking for an easy steal. Piles of dung are hotspot of intense competition, dirty tricks and outright robbery. Rolling the perfect ball and hangin...

  • WN09 Big Bull African Elephants

    Episode 9

    When male elephants reach sexual maturity they become extremely competitive and aggressive- this new behaviour causes changes in the relationship with their matriarchal herd and as a result, the young males are eventually forced to leave and form their own bachelor herd. When these male elephants...

  • WN10 Elephant Communication

    Episode 10

    Elephants have a highly social language system that involves all of their sense and more than 70 different calls. Low-frequency calls can be heard over ten kilometres away which give notice to other elephants in the area regarding movement, direction and territory whilst more immediate calls comm...