Series following British tiger expert Giles Clark as he hand rears Sumatran tiger cubs at home. The cubs struggle through their first crucial weeks.
Series following British tiger expert Giles Clark as he hand rears the most genetically important captive Sumatran tigers in the world. To ensure their survival he takes them home to live with his boisterous family, where he gives them round the clock care. This is a unique look at the first six months of the most critically endangered tigers on earth, revealing the crucial early development of tiger cubs. Can Giles give the cubs the start they need, and can the cubs help save their species from the brink of extinction?
Spot and Stripe are Sumatran tiger cubs born at the Australia Zoo in Queensland, and are genetically the most important youngsters of their species in the world. To help give them the best start, the first four months of their lives are spent in the home of their keeper and tiger expert, Giles Clark.
Growing up in a suburban Australian family home, where they are completely reliant on their foster dad Giles, brings trials, tribulations and real hope for the future of their species. As these cubs struggle through their first crucial weeks, Giles embarks upon the toughest parenting job of his life.
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|Series Producer||Beth Brooks|
|Executive Producer||Julian Hector|