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Episode 13

Episode 13 of 15

Behind the scenes at Longleat. As rare Amur tigers Red and Yana appear to be in the mood for love, is it too much to hope for the first cubs in nearly 20 years?

Excitement is mounting at the park as keepers have notice young Amur tigers Red and Yana appear to be in the mood for love. As Kate Humble and Ben Fogle discover, everyone has got their fingers crossed that this burgeoning romance might just herald the arrival of cubs – the first tiger cubs for nearly 20 years, and especially important as Amurs are so endangered in the wild. But are these tigers too young for parenthood, and is everyone reading too much into possible signs of pregnancy? In the hope that Yana is about to be a mum, Kate helps prepare a maternity unit at the Tiger House.

A rare little hyrax is in trouble. Can Tadallah, which means feisty one, live up to her name? Related to the elephant and the only breeding female, has Tadallah got what it takes to survive investigative tests?

And climb aboard to see how Capt Jean copes when she takes over the tiller and the tour on one of Half Mile Lake’s boats. Beware the hippos!

28 minutes

Music Played

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

  • 00:02

    CMD/CTRL

    Dancing Shoes (Vocal)

  • 00:05

    Mumford & Sons

    Guiding Light

  • 00:29

    Jess Glynne

    Don't Be So Hard On Yourself

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Kate Humble
Executive Producer Joff Wilson
Presenter Ben Fogle
Series Producer Jane Lomas
Presenter Jean Johansson
Production Company Remarkable Television

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