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Monster & Africa

Patrick meets Monster, an orphaned sloth who must get through sloth boot camp before she can be released, and Lucy helps precious African cats learn how to hunt.

In Costa Rica, Patrick Aryee meets Monster, an orphaned sloth who was found by the roadside alone and scared. Carer Sam is putting her through a boot camp that she's designed, especially for sloths, to see if she has the skills to return to the wild.

In Zimbabwe, Lucy Cooke is meeting precious lion cubs Africa and Alika who have to learn how to hunt like wild lions. And Harriet the serval has to prove to carer Sarah that she's ready for a wilder existence.

1 hour

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:04

    Broken Bells

    Leave It Alone

  • 00:11

    Arlissa

    Sticks & Stones

  • 00:16

    Kodaline

    Talk

  • 00:20

    Laura Mvula

    Green Garden

  • 00:24

    Olly Murs

    Dance With Me Tonight

  • 00:29

    Coldcut

    Man In The Garage (Lemon Jelly Remix)

    Remix Artist: Lemon Jelly.
  • 00:34

    First Aid Kit

    Master Pretender

  • 00:37

    Crystal Fighters

    You & I

  • 00:42

    Gabrielle Aplin

    Alive

  • 00:45

    Everything Everything

    Regret

  • 00:50

    Mike Oldfield

    Moonshine

  • 00:56

    Ella Henderson

    Beautifully Unfinished

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Lucy Cooke
Presenter Patrick Aryee
Executive Producer Jo Shinner
Series Producer Karen Beland
Producer Rowan Musgrave

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