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The Secret Life of Elephants

Episode 3: The Secret Life of Elephants

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

After the drought, the rains have arrived, but has baby elephant Breeze survived?

As hundreds of elephants descend on the reserve for the breeding season, the research team hit their busiest time of year. With the help of new technology, Saba Douglas-Hamilton tracks down the biggest land animals on earth - the mighty bull elephants. But even Saba is keeping her distance when Rommel, a dangerous bull who once flattened a car and tried to kill two of the team's researchers, arrives on the scene.

Outside the reserve, there is a shocking development when Onesmas Kahindi investigates two mysterious deaths - could poachers be targeting the local elephants?

When field researcher David Daballen finds a baby elephant in desperate trouble, he and the team must mount a life-or-death operation to save her. Show less

Contributors

Narrator:
Sarah Parish
Participant:
David Dabellen
Participant:
Daniel Lentipo
Participant:
Onesmas Kahindi
Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Nigel Pope

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