Series 1

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  • Episode 8

    8/8 Richard Hammond and Julia Bradbury present the final live updates from around the world.

    First broadcast: 24 May 2012

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  • Episode 7

    7/8 In Kenya, Richard updates on Moja the lion cub and the baby elephants.

    First broadcast: 20 May 2012

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  • Episode 6

    6/8 Richard Hammond and Julia Bradbury have news and drama from the lives of the baby animals.

    First broadcast: 17 May 2012

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  • Episode 5

    5/8 In Kenya, Richard has more news on the vulnerable lion cubs and the newborn elephant calf.

    First broadcast: 16 May 2012

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  • Episode 4

    4/8 Richard and Julia have the latest news on the three-week global wildlife event.

    First broadcast: 13 May 2012

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Episode 8

8/8 Richard Hammond and Julia Bradbury present the final live updates from around the world.

Thu 24 May 2012 20:00 BBC One

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