Natural World

Natural World Season 24

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  • Category: Documentary
  • Episode Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Seasons: 39
  • Rating: 8/10 from 9 votes



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1. The Orangutan King

Documentary about Kusasi, the world's most famous orangutan. His rise to power was meteoric, from orphaned baby to 20 stone king of the swingers - the fearless ruler of the orangutans in the Camp Leakey sanctuary and in the wild jungles of Borneo beyond. Now 30- years-old, his power could be starting to wane, and his life takes a new direction with the arrival of a challenger for his throne....
Director: Harvey Jones
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

2. Eagle Island

Wildlife documentary about the Hebridean island of Mull, home to the most spectacular wildlife of any stretch of our coastline - sea eagles, golden eagles, otters, seals, dolphins, whales and sharks. Cameraman Gordon Buchanan grew up on the island, but left to film wildlife all over the world. He now returns home, spending a year getting close to the island's wild inhabitants in this evocative film....
Director: Mike Birkhead
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

3. The Queen of Trees

Ian Holm narrates the extraordinary story of the African sycamore fig tree and its symbiotic relationship with a tiny insect partner, the fig wasp. Neither could exist without the other, and in turn they support hundreds of other animals from ants to elephants. Each fig is a world in miniature, a stage for birth, sex and death as the tiny players battle against predators and parasites....
Director: Mike Deeble
Writer: Victoria Stone
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

4. King Cobra...and I

Documentary following the work of Rom Whitaker as he organises the fight to save the threatened king cobra, the world's largest venomous snake, from extinction. Whitaker is attemping to set up the world's first king cobra sanctuary and breed baby cobras for release back into the jungle....
Director: Unknown
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

5. Return Of The Eagle Owl

Raptor expert Roy Dennis investigates the remarkable comeback of the eagle owl. The fearsome predator is spreading rapidly across the continent and now looks set to invade Britain...
Director: Fergus Beeley
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

6. Cuba: Wild Island Of The Caribbean

Cuba is home to spectacular wildlife, from the bee hummingbird - the world's smallest bird - to crocodiles, swarms of purple land crabs, sea turtles and giant iguanas. Natural World reveals the beautiful natural paradise that is Cuba....
Director: Paul Reddish
Writer: Paul Reddish
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

7. Flying with Condors

With a ten-foot wingspan, the Andean Condor is nature's most accomplished glider, soaring unchallenged in the cold mountain air. This is the story of a British hang-gliding expedition that attempts to fly with condors in the Patagonia Andes. It's a perilous place to hang-glide, even for world champion glider Judy Leden....
Director: Unknown
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

8. Ella: A Meerkat's Tale

Documentary about Ella, a two-year-old meerkat. She's just given birth to three pups, but their arrival brings her into conflict with her mother, the group's tyrannical leader. If evicted from the family she will be separated from her pups, and alone in the desert she'll almost certainly die....
Director: John Brown
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

9. Wild Harvest

Britain's countryside is undergoing a revolution. For decades our farmland wildlife has been in serious decline - a depressing tale of hedges ripped out, marshes drained and fields saturated with chemicals. Now something remarkable is happening - wildlife is starting to recover, and across our countryside there's real optimism that we can combine wildlife with productive farms. Thanks to the dramatic rise of organic farming and a brand new system of subsidies, animals like lapwing, skylark, dormice and barn owls are making a comeback. In Devon horseshoe bats are benefiting from organic cow pats, in Yorkshire black grouse are thriving thanks to later hay making. Could our countryside one day return to its former wild glory?...
Director: Roger Webb
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

10. Australia: Taking The Heat

An insight into the remarkable wildlife in Australia, the hottest and driest continent on Earth - once a wet territory covered in lush rainforest. The animals' survival is attributed to their strangely adapted bodies, bizarre behaviour and sheer cunning. Red kangaroos are forced to keep on the move, while frogs lie dormant for seven years and koalas sleep 20 hours a day....
Director: Unknown
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

11. Penguins of the Antarctic

Documentary charting the struggle for survival facing Antarctica's penguins. While some rely on thick down coats and fat reserves, others migrate north for the winter or stay on volcano-heated islands. However, the endearing animals' ability to defy the odds is about to be put to the ultimate test as the climate begins to change....
Director: Roger Webb
Writer: Mark Fletcher
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

14. Stalking the Jaguar

Big cat specialists Owen Newman and Amanda Barrett head for Brazil's Pantanal, the world's biggest wetland, to film jaguars in their natural habitat. Equipped with amphibious buggies, they venture deep into the wilderness, where the predators feast on caiman, peccaries, capybara and cattle. As the cameras begin to reveal their behaviour, the film-makers wonder who is stalking whom....
Director: Owen Newman
Writer: Amanda Barrett
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

15. Big Sky Bears

A black bear is seen raising her two cubs in Montana's Rocky Mountains. The forest appears to be an idyllic playground, but the mother has to teach the pair to fend for themselves if they are to survive the summer. They slowly learn how to find food, but must also be able to climb trees to avoid predators....
Director: Unknown
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

16. The Iceberg That Sank the Titanic

An insight into the origins of the iceberg that sank the Titanic. Created 15,000 years before the ill-fated ship, its development in the heart of the Greenland ice sheet is charted, from its dramatic birth through a 4,000-mile journey toward its date with destiny....
Director: Cluny South
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

17. Bonobo, Missing In Action

Dr Frances White takes a journey back to the Democratic Republic of Congo to find out if the bonobo apes have survived the war that has overtaken their jungle home. The peace-loving animals offer an insight into the gentler side of human nature, but scientists fear they are heading for extinction...
Director: Steve Greenwood
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

18. Satoyama, Japan's Secret Water Garden

In the heart of rural Japan lies Satoyama, a landscape of lakes and rivers home to an incredible variety of fish, water birds, snakes and dragonflies. This poetic documentary follows 83-year-old fisherman Sangoro Tanaka, who lives according to an ancient way of life that has much to teach the world about sustainable living. Narrated by David Attenborough....
Director: Masumi Mizunuma
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

12. Portilla Goes Wild in Spain

Documentary in which ex-politician Michael Portillo returns home to discover the wilder side of his Spanish heritage. On his journey from the Pyrenees to the Straits of Gibraltar, he finds a land of striking natural contrasts supporting more varied wildlife than anywhere else in Europe. Among the fauna he comes across are the Iberian lynx, brown bears, vultures, bee-eaters and killer whales....
Director: Unknown
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes

13. Ant Attack

Documentary that looks at the world of the African driver ant, a sinister army of 20 million sisters. It thrives by ravaging the forest, killing every living thing it can pin down and slice up - a super-organism that dominates a parallel and often violent world where miniature monsters roam....
Director: Neil Lucas
Writer: Unknown
Rating: 0/10 from 0 votes


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