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In this blockbuster, the BBC's Natural History Unit reveals Africa as you've never seen it before. This is a journey through five diverse regions of an amazing continent, taking you seamlessly from the wild terrain of extraordinary landscapes to intimate encounters with its mesmerizing creatures.

Africa is a Documentary & Biography series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on January 2, 2013. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 9.0.

Africa is available for streaming on the BBC America website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Africa on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

BBC America
1 Season, 6 Episodes
January 2, 2013
Documentary & Biography
Cast: David Attenborough, Simon Blakeney
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Africa Full Episode Guide

  • Meet those who stand with wildlife at this pivotal moment, and learn what it takes to save a species -- or even resurrect an entire wilderness.

  • On the fringes of the Sahara, huge zebras battle over dwindling resources. Within the desert, camels seek out water with the help of their herders.

  • Southern Africa is a riot of life and color because of two great ocean currents that sweep around the continent's cape, creating a natural spectacle.

  • Covered in tropical rainforest, the Congo covers the heart of Africa and is the planet's most dynamic habitat, where danger lurks in every shadow.

  • The constantly changing nature of East Africa's Savannah forces animals to adapt quickly, from wet to dry, cold to hot, feast to famine.

  • In Africa's southwest corner, the arid deserts are full of life because the creatures that live here have turned the rules of survival on their head.