Congo

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Episode 3 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

The very heart of Africa is covered in dense tropical rainforest. The animals that live here find the most ingenious ways to carve out their space in a claustrophobic landscape. Danger lurks in every shadow, but some animals thrive here, from honey-stealing chimps to birds with a lineage as old as the dinosaurs, thundering elephants and kick-boxing frogs. Here in the Congo, no matter how tough the competition, you must stand up and fight for yourself and your patch.

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David Attenborough
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David Attenborough
Executive Producer
Michael Gunton
Series Producer
James Honeyborne
Producer
Verity White

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