Epic BBC natural history series, narrated by David Attenborough, following the true stories of five of the most endangered animals – lion, tiger, penguin, gorilla and the hyena.
Enter a world of dynastic power struggles and family treachery that’s more dramatic than any work of fiction, connecting us emotionally with iconic animals as they battle to protect their kingdom and create a dynasty to rule for generations.
Filmed over four years in glorious locations around the globe, this intimate landmark series pulls viewers into the lives of some of the world’s most iconic animals.
Stories range from the African hunting dog forced to take on her ambitious daughter in a risky fight over precious hunting grounds, to the male chimpanzee desperate to regain his power after being beaten by a troup rival.
As their stories unfold, witness their incredible determination to protect their family line in the face of challenges to their leadership or from the often harsh environment around them.
This stunningly shot series explores the complex relationships of these characters and shows the teamwork it takes to hold onto their territories. You’ll be immersed in every poignant moment and heart-wrenching betrayal as they strive to create dynasties to rule for generations.
Release Date 26th November 2018