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Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 11: Elephants Without Borders

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Wildlife documentary. Researcher Mike Chase thinks he has a plan which could safeguard the future of Botswana's elephants. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 16: Uakari: Secrets of the English Monkey

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Biologist Mark Bowler battles through the forests of Peru in his quest to understand the secret lives of the red-faced uakari monkey. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 5: Cork - On the Wild Side

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Cork producer and wildlife enthusiast Francisco Garrett explains what will be lost if cork stoppers are replaced by plastic or screwtops. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 6: Great White Shark - A Living Legend

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Wildlife film. Mike Rutzen is on a quest to understand the great white shark better, taking him into the heart of their hunting grounds. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 2: Whale Sharks

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Beginning at the coral reef of Ningaloo in Australia, intrepid marine biologist Mark Meekan attempts to unravel the mysterious wanderings of whale sharks. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 7: Cuckoo

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Just how does the cuckoo trick other birds into accepting its eggs and raising its young? New photography is combined with the latest scientific findings to solve the puzzle. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 8: The Mountains of the Monsoon

Duration: 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Wildlife documentary. Environmentalist and photographer Sandesh Kadur explores the natural wonders of the Indian Western Ghats mountains. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 9: Bears on Top of the World

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Documentary following a mother polar bear, a mother grizzly bear and their newborn cubs as they adapt to a warming world. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 10: Man-Eating Tigers of the Sundarbans

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Documentary. The Sundarbans forest provides resources for nearby communities, but up to 50 forest workers are killed by tigers each year. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 14: A Farm for the Future

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Wildlife film maker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family's farm in Devon into a low-energy farm for the future. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 15: Iron Curtain, Ribbon of Life

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

The story of the movement, led by Dr Kai Frobel, that set out to save the wildlife of the no-man's-land created in Europe by the Iron Curtain. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 13: Cassowaries

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Wildlife documentary following the dramatic attempts to save cassowaries after the endangered giant birds were forced out of Australian rainforests by a cyclone. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 1: Titus - The Gorilla King

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary about Titus, one of the most powerful silverbacks in Rwanda's Virunga Mountains, and possibly the most remarkable gorilla ever known. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 12: Snow Monkeys

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Film about Japan's snow monkeys. While their unique lifestyle has brought fame, these primates endure incredible hardships as they fight for survival in the mountains. Show more

Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 3: Clever Monkeys

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

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David Attenborough discovers some surprisingly human behaviour when he looks at monkeys, such as pygmy marmosets, bearded capuchins or white-faced capuchins. Show more