Frogs and their amphibious relatives represent and evolutionary landmark, both literally and figuratively. Some three to four hundred years ago these intrepid creatures took their first pioneering hops, out of the sea and onto terra firma. Thus, the stage we set for a new era in evolution and ultimately all land animals, including man, have them to thank. This episode of “On Track” takes a look at the descendants of these first colonists.
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.