Africa

Africa

Eye to eye with the unknown - the world's wildest continent.

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Ask Attenborough

Ask Attenborough
David Attenborough carried out a live Q&A session online.

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Africa on the radio

Africa on the radio
Director Felicity Egerton, producer Simon Blakeney and camera operators Alex Lanchester and Justine Evans have all been interviewed for BBC radio.

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Recording the Africa soundtrack

Recording the Africa soundtrack

The music for Africa was recorded using a live orchestra.

 

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Bioluminescence: lighting up the natural world

Bioluminescence: lighting up the natural world

A luminous fungus that illuminates the forest floor has been filmed for the first time, but why does nature put on this light show?

 

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'Monster' bird reveals dark side

'Monster' bird reveals dark side

'Prehistoric-looking' shoebill chicks demonstrate aggressive sibling behaviour for the first time on film.

 

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Getting the perfect wildlife shot

Getting the perfect wildlife shot
"Remotely operated HD cameras can go where we cannot. We used them with lions in the Serengeti, with shoebills in Zambia and with a massive five metre long python in Uganda."

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African wildlife on BBC Nature

African wildlife on BBC Nature
Africa straddles the equator which bestows a rich diversity of wildlife and landscapes on the world's second largest continent. Large predators roam the sweeping savannas among huge herds of grazing herbivores, while apes, monkeys and snakes inhabit its dark, dense forests.


Explore the beauty of African wildlife in this video collection


Discover the rich diversity of wildlife and landscapes of Africa

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