Man has always had the preoccupation with his origins. Philip Tobias (Professor of Anatomy at the Wits Medical School) the world-renowned paleao-anthropologist has been researching the origins of man close on half a century. His contributions to the field are legion, including confirmation of the now widely acceptable postulate that Africa was where it all happened. This episode relates the story of the history of mankind.
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.