Lion Country

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  • 2010
  • 2 Seasons

Lion Country follows the work of young British lion conservationist David Youldon and his team as he takes lions reared in captivity at his park in Zimbabwe, on a dangerous journey towards independence and possible freedom.

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Episode 12
12. Episode 12
March 22, 2022
Lion expert David Youldon is in Zambia, where he witnesses the exceptional hunting skills of the Dambwa pride as they're prepared for release into a specially built 900 acre enclosure.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
March 22, 2022
At Antelope Park in central Zimbabwe, lion expert David Youldon witnesses his youngest cubs make remarkable progress.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
March 22, 2011
Following the release of seven female lions into a huge purpose built enclosure, the team prepares for the dangerous introduction of an adult male to the pride.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
March 22, 2011
At Antelope Park there's a gathering of dignitaries from across Zimbabwe, as British Conservationist David Youldon prepares to release seven female lions called the Ngamo pride.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
March 8, 2011
At Antelope Park in central Zimbabwe seven female lions called the Ngamo pride are almost ready for release into a huge semi wild enclosure where it's hoped they''ll breed.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
March 8, 2011
There''s a long awaited reunion when David catches up with 17 month old lions sisters - two cubs he helped raise. After seven months apart the cubs have doubled in size and in confidence and developed skills that David has never seen before.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
March 1, 2011
When the youngest cubs in the Zambian Programme come face to face with a herd of impala - Bisa sees an opportunity to impress. But later, her confidence is put to the test when her and her sister are introduced to three older cubs.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
March 1, 2011
When the youngest cubs in the Zambian Programme come face to face with a herd of impala Bisa sees an opportunity to impress. But later, her confidence is put to the test when her and her sister are introduced to three older cubs.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
March 1, 2011
Three of the oldest lions in the Zambian programme set foot in the release site for the first time. When the enclosure gate is opened and the females get the chance to explore their new hunting ground.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
February 22, 2011
David oversees a potentially dangerous introduction when 17 month old sisters Temi and Tswana move in with two older females.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
February 8, 2011
Seven new lions arrive at the park and two adult females are brought in to start Zambia's first breeding programme. At the Dambwa Forest site David checks in with Zulu and his pride to make sure they're settling in to their new home.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
February 8, 2011
Zulu takes his pride one step closer to their release. Six lions are darted to move them their new home. Meanwhile back at the park, seven new lions arrive including two adult females brought in to start up a breeding programme.
Description

Lion Country follows the work of young British lion conservationist David Youldon and his team as he takes lions reared in captivity at his park in Zimbabwe, on a dangerous journey towards independence and possible freedom.

  • Premiere Date
    January 6, 2010