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Hi Dan  welcome from another Brit  from the UK, you are right it is a good insight on learning about the wild life which being in the UK you will be watching the programme on BBC1 at 7.30 pm  tonight Wildest Dreams about how to be a Wildlife Phototographer  it has the making of a good wildlife programme. Regards tomato



Iceage (not verified)
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about a year back i saw i doc on Television. ( i think it was on Discovery channel) ( not sure).

It was a beautifull blond lady, with an old Masai warrior and lions that were travelling and went to see the ocean. They travelled to a sand desert also.

I am still looking on the name , and if its out on DVD i will sure buy it.

Can anyone help me with the name ?

Take care.


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After 12 years of broadcast, Big Cat is going live! An unprecedented three weeks of live webcasting leads the way so you can follow the fortunes of Africa's biggest predators and their prey 24-hours a day. With live webcams, daily videos and field reports and a week of live television beamed directly from the heart of Kenya's Masai Mara game reserve, the big cats are coming closer to you than ever before.

Two new presenters, journalist Kate Silverton and local Masai guide Jackson Looseyia, will join Simon King and Jonathan Scott at their camp next to the Mara River. With a supporting cast of hyenas, hippos, crocodiles, wildebeest and of course the cats, anything could happen at any time.

But dare you stay tuned once the sun goes down? Like domestic cats, lions have superb night-vision. Their prey won't see them coming but you will, as infra-red technology reveals what goes bump, howl and roar in the African night. Don't miss the monochrome drama that's red in tooth and claw.

The drama of the big cats, their predators and prey, begins on the web on September 22, with more live and recorded features rolling out over the weeks before the series airs on TV. Get ready for the ultimate armchair safari.


I can't wait for this, it is one of my favourite shows on TV.

They have live webcams from the Masai Mara on the website.


The show is on...
October 5th - 6:10pm GMT - BBC One (60 minutes)
October 6th - 7:30pm GMT - BBC One (30 minutes)
October 7th - 8:00pm GMT - BBC One (BBC Two in Scotland) (60 minutes)
October 8th - 8:00pm GMT - BBC One (60 minutes)
October 9th - 8:00pm GMT - BBC One (60 minutes)
October 10th - 7:30pm GMT - BBC One (60 minutes)
October 11th - 7:50pm GMT - BBC Two (60 minutes)

Don't Miss It Eye-wink

tigertiger (not verified)
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damn........thought that might be the case

but im sure it should be availble on youtube...............dnt miss it


also check this link out

you can pay $15 and protect an acre of forest 

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Joined: Oct 16 2005

tigertiger wrote:

hey guys dont know if you have seen this

'Lost Land of the Jaguar'

the last episode was on BBC last night. It was just amazing.

you should be able to watch all the episodes on http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/tvradio/programmes/jaguar/


You can only watch these programs of BBC when you live in the UK.

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Joined: Oct 16 2005

I did see the harpy though, with the monkey in it's claws.  I guess they have to eat. Sad

I loved those birds coming up close to them.

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Joined: Oct 16 2005

I'm sorry I didn't see it from the beginning. I was zapping around and didn't see it all. What a stunt to climb up there.

tigertiger (not verified)
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those guys climbing up that cliff was awesome

and the harpy was jst amazing 

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Joined: Oct 16 2005

How beautiful that anteater is.

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Joined: Oct 16 2005

Tiger, I saw it! It was fabulous.

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