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Chimps of the Lost Gorge

Episode 11 of 14

Real-life drama about a family of chimps trapped in the lost world of the Kyumbura Gorge, which has been cut off from the rest of the jungle for 15 years.

A real-life drama about a family of chimps trapped in a lost world. They live in a deep and ancient forested gorge that runs though the African savannah and for fifteen years it has been cut off from the rest of the jungle, leaving the chimps imprisoned.

Here, they face a daily life-or-death dilemma: whether to leave the safety of the gorge and venture into the predator-ridden savannah to find food, or face hunger. There's now only twenty of them left and, as Brutus the alpha male loses his grip, can the family hold it together or is time running out for the Kyambura chimps?

58 minutes

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Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Verity White
Series Producer Steve Greenwood
Series Editor Tim Martin

Broadcasts

  • Tue 8 Feb 2011 19:00
  • Wed 9 Feb 2011 01:00
  • Wed 9 Feb 2011 19:00
  • Sat 12 Feb 2011 17:30
  • Sat 2 Apr 2011 01:15
  • Mon 28 Nov 2011 19:00
  • Tue 29 Nov 2011 00:00
  • Sun 9 Dec 2012 15:00
  • Tue 22 Jul 2014 16:15
  • Sat 15 Aug 2015 19:00
  • Tue 8 Sep 2015 00:50
  • Fri 30 Oct 2015 16:30
  • Sat 18 Jun 2016 20:00
  • Tue 21 Jun 2016 00:00
  • Sat 3 Dec 2016 09:00
  • Sat 25 Nov 2017 11:00
  • Tue 16 Jan 2018 15:45

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