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Wildlife Special: Leopard

Synopsis
Available for the first time on DVD, these Wildlife Specials are masterpieces of expertise and innovation, each narrated by David Attenborough. Award winning cameramen use revolutionary filming techniques, backed by the latest scientific research, and each DVD features one of nature’s superstars, revealing aspects of its life that have never been seen before. Close up and startling photography brings these animals closer to us than ever before their private worlds captured on film in greater detail and more vividly.

The leopard is the least known of all Africa’s big cats. They are most active at night and until now their nocturnal lives have remained hidden from us. For the very first time, we reveal the night time secrets of the cat that walks on his own as this Special follows the lives of two leopards in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley.

Leopards move and hunt with perfect ease in this dark world where eyesight no longer counts. Using darkness, sound and psychological warfare to help them hunt, these solitary animals play a truly deadly game.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2004
Subjects
Anthropology; Biology
Keywords
animal behaviour; natural history

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£7.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
50 minutes
Year
2004

Production Company

Name

BBC Worldwide Publishing

Web
http://www.bbcworldwide.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8576 3560
Fax
020 8576 3570
Address
80 Wood Lane
London
W12 0TT
Notes
Since Spring 2005, for home video releases see BBC, 2 Entertain Video

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

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