- Summary: Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, the five-part series follows five vulnerable or endangered species: chimpanzees, emperor penguins, lions, painted wolves (aka African wild dogs), and tigers.
- Genre(s): Movie/Mini-Series, Documentary, Science
- Show Type: Mini-Series
- Season 1 premiere date: Jan 19, 2019
- Episode Length: 60
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Positive: 3 out of 3
Mixed: 0 out of 3
Negative: 0 out of 3
The shots, and access, are unparalleled, but setting apart this show from other nature docs is the way each episode ends: with a behind-the-scenes glimpses into the years of work done by naturalists to bring us closer than ever to the animals. [1 Mar 2019, p.46]
Each narrative is unique, not just to the species in question but also to its subjects, and each episode is wholly effective in creating some of the best drama you're likely to see on TV all year.