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These six films follow the lives of some of Zambia's most formidable predators - lions, leopards, hyenas and wild dogs.   Using state-of-the-art thermal cameras, we follow characters night and by day, revealing their lives in intimate detail. 

The Nsefu Pride is a 16-strong family of lions that preside over prime territory on the banks of the Luangwa River.   We follow two young cubs, the Dreamer and the Misfit, who form a special bond in this unforgiving valley. Meanwhile, their fathers - two big male lions - face challenges of their own as rivals close in. It's a dangerous time for this lion family, and the Kings of Nsefu are pushed to their limits as the dry season closes in, and tensions reach boiling point. 

A few miles away is the territory of the Chimbwe Clan, a feisty family of hyenas. In contrast to the lions, the rulers here are all female, and young Spotty is the heir...
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