China's Wild Empire

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China's Wild Empire

Synopsis

The spectacular landscapes of China are home to a breathtaking diversity of wild animals. This character-led series documents the trials and tribulations of golden snub-nosed monkeys, Tibetan antelopes and Asian elephants across the seasons as their dramas unfold, revealing what makes these animals, and the worlds in which they live, so unique.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Golden Monkeys: Braving the Impossible

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    Two golden snub-nosed monkey families battle for food, mates and social status in China’s mountain forests, where the females ultimately hold sway.

  • Tibetan Antelope: Mysterious Migration

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    China’s female Tibetan antelope undertake an annual odyssey to their calving grounds on the Tibetan plateau, but it’s a journey fraught with danger.

  • Yunnan's Intrepid Elephants

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    With China’s Asian elephant population growing, and natural resources harder to find, they need to be increasingly brave and intrepid to survive.