Friday, March 8, 2013

The world's wildest continent as you've never seen it before.

In this blockbuster, the BBC's Natural History Unit reveals Africa in all its natural beauty. This includes a journey through five extraordinarily diverse regions of an amazing continent, packed with new stories, new species, new places and a new style of storytelling. Taking you seamlessly from the wild terrain of extraordinary landscapes to intimate encounters with its mesmerising creatures, this is a unique expedition to the most extreme parts of a vast continent. Experience an intense sensory adventure from the Atlas Mountains, through the Savannah lands to the Cape of Good Hope and from the Roof of Africa and the Kalahari to where the dark rainforests of the Congo meet the Atlantic Ocean.

What makes this series truly unique is the fact that it trades on 'newness', the filming style takes you 'out of the 4x4'offering truly intimate, eye-to-eye encounters with extraordinary wildlife. All the while pulling from over 80 years of wildlife filmmaking, the BBC Natural History Unit has chronicled the greatest changes in a continent that the world has ever seen.

Africa might now be at its tipping point, with more than a billion people and the fact that mankind has lived here longer than anywhere else on the planet it remains the one continent that has not lost its biggest animals, however how long will these majestic creatures be around for? So in a quest to save Africa's most iconic species, what lessons learned from the rest of the world can we bring back to our ancestral homeland?

This landmark six-part series utilises the latest filming technology to reveal the surprising environments, extraordinary creatures and other fascinating secrets of an amazing continent.

So get ready! This is a wild life expedition like never before, this is AFRICA.

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Bennie said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Tia, I thoroughly enjoyed watching this video 3x over. I also found the music exhilarating, thanks for sharing. I also enjoy your other articles and apologize that I do not comment too often. The blog is looking great, keep up with what you’re doing.

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

@Bennie – Thank you! I know it’s a mission to leave comments because of the new word-verification thingy, but it keeps out the robots and spammers.

If you enjoyed this video then you will also appreciate another short clip in the same series: Lion and Lizards (1:53min) –

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Is it not odd that the most beautiful and most stunning footage of Africa do not feature people in it? Another peculiarity is the fact that the majority of people are not interested anymore in this type of footage. Both video-intro’s to this BBC series were posted a month ago on YouTube, yet the visitor stats are pitifully low… “Africa” has 68 while “Lion and Lizards” have an even lower stat-figure of 15.

Videos depicting warfare and other forms of extreme violence, posted a mere 3 - 5 days ago, show stats in the range of 4000 – 5000. Videos of screaming Pop Stars reach stats in their millions within a matter of weeks.

There is something seriously wrong with humanity!

Boertjie said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Stunning video! And I also really enjoyed the music. The music reminded me of this...


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