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Air Date: January 8th, 2013

Network: Discovery Channel

Series Summary
The varied species, animal behaviors and natural wonders of the African continent.

Rating: TVG

Genres: Animals, Documentary, Science, Nature, Environment

Episodes

  • Season 1 - Episode 7 : Behind the Scenes Feb 12, 2013

    The scorching deserts, frigid mountains, and dense jungles of Africa test the endurance of the film crews.

  • Season 1 - Episode 6 : The Future Feb 9, 2013

    Africa is home to many of the world's largest animals, despite the fact that mankind has lived there longer than anywhere else on the planet.

  • Season 1 - Episode 5 : Sahara Feb 5, 2013

    The Sahara, the greatest desert on Earth, is the toughest part of the African continent in which to survive.

  • Season 1 - Episode 4 : Cape Jan 29, 2013

    Southern Africa is a riot of life and color because of the two great ocean currents that sweep around the continent's Cape.

  • Season 1 - Episode 3 : Congo Jan 22, 2013

    The animals that live and thrive in the African rainforest find ingenious ways to carve out their space in a claustrophobic landscape where danger lurks in every shadow.

ratings & reviews

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  • The filmmakers at times push too hard for a sense of freshness and drama. But at its best, the seven-part series is a breathtaking chronicle of species both familiar and rare, some of them engaging in stranger-than-fiction behavior in otherworldly landscapes. Show More

  • People eat this stuff up, and a skeptic can find himself riveted by the best of it. Show More

  • Discovery's Africa is yet another marvel of high-definition photography. [14 Jan 2013, p.56] Show More

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