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Elephants

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Nature documentary series. Liz Bonnin leads a team using cutting-edge technology to follow individual elephants as they come together for a crucial annual gathering.

A thousand elephants, from magnificent bulls to vulnerable orphans, come together in a crucial annual gathering in northern Kenya, whilst facing deadly threats from both predators and poachers.

Liz Bonnin leads a team of scientists and film-makers using cutting-edge satellite-tracking technology to follow individual elephants day by day as they cope with their daily challenges. The team capture surprising new behaviour and witness how elephant society is responding to a world changed by poaching, including the remarkable way young elephants are coping with the loss of their parents.

59 minutes

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Sat 26 Jan 2019 16:30

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Liz Bonnin
Camera Operator Max Hug Williams
Camera Operator Bob Poole
Participant Saba Douglas-Hamilton
Executive Producer Tim Scoones
Series Producer Scott Alexander

Broadcasts

  • Wed 11 May 2016 21:00
  • Sun 15 May 2016 14:45
  • Wed 25 May 2016 00:15
  • Wed 25 May 2016 00:45
  • Sat 5 May 2018 19:00
  • Sun 6 May 2018 01:25
  • Sat 26 Jan 2019 16:30

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