Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.
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David Attenborough ...  Himself - Narrator / ... 6 episodes, 2013
Simon Blakeney Simon Blakeney ...  Himself - Assistant Producer / ... 2 episodes, 2013
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Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.

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Production of the series took four years to finish with the main filming period lasting around two and a half years. See more »

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Featured in Universum: Afrika - Zwischen Wüste und Regenwald (2017) See more »

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Fantastic series, but some heart ripping
25 August 2018 | by MiketheWhistleSee all my reviews

I wasn't going to review because the others nailed it, but I have to add that beyond this being an amazing series among multiple planet earth series, there is some heart wrenching. In one they show a baby elephant calf die and if that doesn't rip your heart out I don't know what will. I've watched almost all of the series and there is natural life and death, but the one with the elephant was probably the worst. No way I could have filmed it without helping.


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