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In this blockbuster, the BBC's Natural History Unit reveals Africa as you've never seen it before. This is a journey through five diverse regions of an amazing continent, taking you seamlessly from the wild terrain of extraordinary landscapes to intimate encounters with its mesmerizing creatures. From the beauty and serenity of the soaring Atlas Mountains to the Cape of Good Hope, from the brooding jungles of the Congo to the raging Atlantic Ocean: experience unexplored rainforests, never-before-filmed mountain ranges and even snow-covered desert. Each episode promises intimate, eye-to-eye encounters with extraordinary wildlife, and ventures into genuinely unexplored places, capturing never-seen-before behavior, even of the most familiar wildlife.

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In this blockbuster, the BBC's Natural History Unit reveals Africa as you've never seen it before. This is a journey through five diverse regions of an amazing continent, taking you seamlessly from the wild terrain of extraordinary landscapes to intimate encounters with its mesmerizing creatures. From the beauty and serenity of the soaring Atlas Mountains to the Cape of Good Hope, from the brooding jungles of the Congo to the raging Atlantic Ocean: experience unexplored rainforests, never-before-filmed mountain ranges and even snow-covered desert. Each episode promises intimate, eye-to-eye encounters with extraordinary wildlife, and ventures into genuinely unexplored places, capturing never-seen-before behavior, even of the most familiar wildlife.

    • EPISODE 1

    Kalahari

    In Africa's ancient south west corner, two extraordinary deserts sit side by side. Water is in short supply, yet these deserts are somehow full of life because the creatures that live here have turned the rules of survival on their head. This episode celebrates nature’s ingenuity, no matter how tough it gets.

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    In Africa's ancient south west corner, two extraordinary deserts sit side by side. Water is in short supply, yet these deserts are somehow full of life because the creatures that live here have turned the rules of survival on their head. This episode celebrates nature’s ingenuity, no matter how tough it gets.

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    • EPISODE 2

    Savannah

    East Africa is a land which is constantly changing. To survive here, creatures must be able to deal with unpredictable twists and turns – wet turning to dry, famine to feast, cold to hot – no matter how hostile and unpredictable it becomes. From dense forests, to snow capped peaks, steamy swamps to endless savannah, this unique and varied land is also a haven for life.

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    East Africa is a land which is constantly changing. To survive here, creatures must be able to deal with unpredictable twists and turns – wet turning to dry, famine to feast, cold to hot – no matter how hostile and unpredictable it becomes. From dense forests, to snow capped peaks, steamy swamps to endless savannah, this unique and varied land is also a haven for life.

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    • EPISODE 3

    Congo

    The Congo rainforest covers the very heart of Africa, it is a dynamic and pulsating habitat, packed with life. From the competitive center of the forest to the open edge of the Atlantic Ocean, this is all about carving out space in a crowded world. Here in the Congo, no matter how tough the competition, you must stand up and fight for yourself and your patch.

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    The Congo rainforest covers the very heart of Africa, it is a dynamic and pulsating habitat, packed with life. From the competitive center of the forest to the open edge of the Atlantic Ocean, this is all about carving out space in a crowded world. Here in the Congo, no matter how tough the competition, you must stand up and fight for yourself and your patch.

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    • EPISODE 4

    Cape

    Southern Africa is a riot of life and color. But if it was not for two great ocean currents that sweep around and shape the continent’s Great Cape it would be a desert. This episode celebrates the rejuvenating powers of the ocean.

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    Southern Africa is a riot of life and color. But if it was not for two great ocean currents that sweep around and shape the continent’s Great Cape it would be a desert. This episode celebrates the rejuvenating powers of the ocean.

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    • EPISODE 5

    Sahara

    North Africa is home to the greatest desert on Earth, the Sahara. In this haunting wilderness, dunes 'sing', sandstorms stretch for a thousand miles and rain may not fall for 50 years. But it wasn’t always like this. This is a story of an apocalypse and how, when nature is overrun, some are forced to flee, some endure, but a few seize the opportunity to establish a new order.

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    • 48 Minutes

    North Africa is home to the greatest desert on Earth, the Sahara. In this haunting wilderness, dunes 'sing', sandstorms stretch for a thousand miles and rain may not fall for 50 years. But it wasn’t always like this. This is a story of an apocalypse and how, when nature is overrun, some are forced to flee, some endure, but a few seize the opportunity to establish a new order.

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    • 48 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Making Of

    What does it take to make a natural history series like Africa? This Making Of follows the crew as they capture some of the most memorable scenes from the show.

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    What does it take to make a natural history series like Africa? This Making Of follows the crew as they capture some of the most memorable scenes from the show.

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