Watch Wild Africa
- 1 Season
Wild Africa explores the world of eastern Africa and the animals inhabiting the lands. The documentary is broken up into six parts covering mountains, savannahs, deserts, coasts, jungles, lakes and rivers. The list is respective with narration by the Irish journalist Fergal Keane. A crew of roughly one hundred fifty-six people collaborate to describe accurate lifestyles of the animals from the Danakil Depression in Ethiopia to the summit of Kiliminjaro. The scientific studies of African animals is well complimented with amazing cinematography and high quality film. The Mountains episode visits the Gelada, Ethiopian wolf, Walia ibex, Barbary macaque and gorilla. Geladas form groups of hierarchy that are broken off depending on the size of each society and the Barbary macaques have patriarchal parenting. Elephants, Red-billed Queleas, Marabou storks, wildebeests, lions and cheetahs are depicted in the Savannah episode. The Deserts episode captures the daily life of insects, gerbils, crocodiles and camels. This episode explains why and how insects have evolved in order to remain alive in the Kalahari desert. The Coasts, Jungle, Lakes and Rivers episodes show tree-climbing crabs, chimpanzees, Cichlids (a type of fish) and hippopotamus living in their well-guarded territories.