Never before has there been such an insightful and timely wildlife series.
The Red Crown Crane has the captured the imagination of artists and poets in the hearts of Japanese people for centuries. At one time the birds were common throughout Japan and much of Asia. In the tropical forests of Southeast Asia, home to a wide array of unusual animals, the hornbill stands out as one of the most fascinating birds in the world. The silver breasted broadbill and the village weaver make intricate hanging nests to hatch their eggs and hatchlings. Take you to the remote Sheratoco Peninsula to view the Stellars Sea eagle, whose wing span can exceed eight feet, and is considered to be the third largest eagle in the world.
The cameras of Safari tell a compelling story, never shying away from showing the whole picture. From the endearing and playful, to the unexpected and deadly;Safari provides an unflinching portrait of animals in the wild with emphasis on endangered species.
Safari is hosted by naturalist John Ross, who devoted his life to exploring the natural world and documenting its secret treasures. As a wildlife expert, he provides a unique insiderís look into the lives and behaviors of animals in the untamed reaches of the planet.