The success story of the Ostrich, the largest living bird on earth, is probably attributable to the alliance forged between man and these great flightless birds. Throughout the ages Ostriches have been hunted for their meat, plucked and captured for amusement. However, it is due to the domestic farming of Ostriches that they have not become extinct. They are devoted parents and have some interesting physical adaptations to cope with dust synonymous with the arid regions, which they inhabit.
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.