Once roaming freely through Africa and Asia, these gigantic mammals have suffered the persecution and ridicule of man. Their ‘white gold”, ivory tusks, so treasured by man, has been the cause of their demise, although they have too been revered by certain cultures through the ages. Their “rumblings”, greetings and rituals bear testament to their emotions and family structure, so akin to our own.
This award winning, awe inspiring, documentary series deals with all things African. We look at the fascinating diversity and lives of the African wildlife…. from the lush rainforests, to the arid desert sands to the vast oceans surrounding the continent. We also explore the rich diversity of cultures and traditions of the various peoples and regions of this magical land;and, investigate the fragile African environments and man’s interaction with her delicate ecosystems. Each program is headed up by a "Did you know" segment: an entertaining, even humorous, short subject followed by a fascinating feature story. Your whole family will enjoy this visual experience.