Maneater Manhunt

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Maneater Manhunt


In each of the action packed hours, Gordon Buchanan is on a personal and dangerous mission to really investigate a maneater-an animal that has killed or even eaten a human.But as populations of the planet's apex predators decrease, the number of attacks on humans increases. Buchanan wants to go to the places where man still battles beast and put himself 'directly in the path' of a predator to find out.


Season 1
  • Feature


    Lion Attack: Gordon Buchanan investigates the disturbing number of animal attacks across the world, starting in Tanzania, where lions have killed 1,000 people in 20 years. (1 of 4)

  • Killer Leopards


    Killer Leopards: Gordon Buchanan investigates why usually-shy leopards are mysteriously roaming the outskirts of Mumbai and have killed 57 people between 2001 and 2005. (2 of 4)

  • Tiger At Large


    Tiger At Large: Gordan Buchanan investigates the rise in tiger attacks near Nepal, where one human-hating cat, known locally as 'the claw', has killed eight people since 2001. (3 of 4)

  • Wolf Attack


    Wolf Attack: Gordon examines a human's recent death at the jaws of a wolf. Just the second lethal wolf attack in US history, he asks whether subsequent wolf shootings were justified.