Wildlife documentary. Charlotte Uhlenbroek travels to the heart of the Congo to meet a very special family of Lowland Gorillas who allow humans within 5 metres.
A very special family of Lowland gorillas are the only group in the world to allow humans within five metres. Primatologist Charlotte Uhlenbroek travels to the heart of the Congo to meet the family of silverback Kingo, who soon come to accept her as one of the family. Whilst getting to know this remarkable group, we find out about the many threats facing gorillas in the wild and their struggle to survive in the future.